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AECOM Principal Mechanical Engineer in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

This role will see you work on fantastic projects at Heathrow for baggage system, link bridges and terminal modifications to educational inspections and our work in industry with the likes of Rolls Royce and BP.

Working from our Chesterfield office you will find cheap local car parking and a train station both within a 5 minute walk. We are a multi-disciplinary office and have a great environment to work in.

  • Co-ordinate and manage small project teams on small projects

  • Serve as discipline Lead engineer on mid-to large- size projects

  • Provide specialised technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise

  • Provide technical direction for studies and design efforts

  • Present technical solutions to clients

  • Perform quality control reviews of work developed by junior engineers

  • Participate in development of technical proposals

  • Assist in Providing estimates for the engineering budget and schedule and oversees technical resources to meet requirements on large projects

  • Attend design team and coordination meetings where required.

  • Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns.

  • Attend tender interviews with the project manager. Attend site inspection meetings.

  • Liaise with clients, professional organizations, contractors, suppliers, sub-contractors and other design team members.

  • Identify and meet effectively the requirements and expectations of clients.

Minimum Requirements

  • Portfolio of relevant work demonstrating required competencies across broad sectors including industrial, defence, education, commercial and healthcare

  • Proficient in the use of Hevacomp design software

  • Competent in the use of NBS specification writing software

  • Competent in coordinated containment runs and optimising ceiling spaces with other disciplines

  • Familiar with drawing outputs required for 3D modelling in Revit software

  • Thorough knowledge of BSRIA Design Guides

  • An intuitive approach to initial loading estimates to generate utility quotations and initial plant accommodation

  • Familiar with Building Regulations requirements for energy conservation and low carbon technologies

  • Excellent communication skills both internally and within the design team environment

  • Design experience of multi service design.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent experience / qualifications in Mechanical Engineering

  • Member of the CIBSE

  • CEng accredited or working towards.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273638BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.