AECOM Associate Director - Tunnelling in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Associate Director – Tunnelling to be based at Croydon.

Based in our expanding Croydon office, we have a dedicated tunnelling team working on some of the most challenging tunnelling projects across both the UK and abroad including Thames Tideway Central Contract, which is the largest and most prestigious construction contract for the Tideway scheme.

At AECOM we deliver a wide range of projects, from client based delivery through to the detailed design for Design and Construct contractors. We pride ourselves on our technical excellence, offering buildable and safe design solutions on high profile challenging projects.

We are actively looking to expand our core tunnelling business with the appointment of an Associate Director to help manage the technical delivery of our portfolio of projects. Career progression and employee development are key to AECOM's success and we provide the necessary support and opportunity for our team members to grow and improve their technical ability.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to help manage and further develop with our core team in Croydon, whilst also playing an active role in expanding the business within the UK and overseas. This is a challenging role involving the technical delivery of complex tunnelling projects and will require a range of skills including technical excellence, innovative delivery, best value, and design management against budget and programme requirements.

You will need to demonstrate experience of delivery at all stages of a project from tender through to detailed design, working as part of a multi-discipline team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a technical bias and be able to demonstrate the technical delivery of designs on tunnelling projects.

  • Must be skilled in the design of reinforced concrete and steelwork.

  • Must be expert in the design of precast concrete segmental linings for tunnels and shafts.Ideally, also able to design sprayed concrete linings and all forms of shaft linings including secant piles.

  • Must have a technical background and, in addition to managing small teams, will be required to be ‘hands on’delivering the work.

  • Anticipated to have a minimum of 10-12yrs post graduate experience and be a chartered Engineer and a member of a professional body (e.g. MICE)..

  • Must hold a minimum qualification of BEng or similar in a Civil or Structural Engineering discipline.

  • Must have experience of developing and mentoring junior engineers to assist with the growth and development of the team.

  • Must have extensive experience working to the appropriate codes and standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Detailed understanding of Eurocodes, appropriate standards and best practice.

  • Detailed understanding of design using FE analysis (including LUSAS and PLAXIS 3D).

  • Be able to raise AECOM's profile by presenting at conferences and publishing technical papers.

  • Proven track record of delivery on high profile tunnelling projects.

  • Experience in delivering tunnelling projects in one or more of the following sectors: road, rail, metros, water supply, sewage, gas or cable tunnels.

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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201608BR

Clearance Required 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.