AECOM Computational Design Industrial Placement (approx 4 weeks) in Croydon, United Kingdom
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Our AECOM Energy team are looking for a talented Computational Designer to join their growing Croydon digital team.
The successful Computational Design industrial placement student will be incorporated into a design team and encouraged to use their understanding of computational design methods to develop or optimise processes used on real life projects.
They will work in collaboration with a diverse range of engineers, particularly, civil, structural, process and MEP, where they will have the opportunity to learn the engineering design requirements while having the opportunity to create a proof of concept for any design processes which they feel could be enhanced.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global design consultancy and on high profile projects, whilst providing real-life design engineering problems to overcome .
The role will will include:
Evaluating the need for new computational, parametric and automated design methodologies
Documenting and presenting how the new methodologies enhance the design process and deliver adaptive solutions
Preparation of proof of concept for new automated, computational or parametric design processes to demonstrate value for money
Liaise with project teams about how to integrate new solutions into existing projects and design processes
Development of computational design tools/solutions
Assist in the development of parametric object libraries
Working towards an MSc in Computational Engineering Design/Computational Architecture/Computational methods (or similar)
Able to demonstrate legal right to work in the UK and meet the requirements for Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
Good knowledge and experience of visual programming languages/system, such as Grasshopper or Dynamo
Good knowledge and experience of 3D modelling software, such as Revit or Rhino
Ideally have knowledge and experience of programming languages, such as Python or C#
Ideally have experience of developing scripts, processes and workflows
Passionate about computational design, parametric design, generative design and design automation
Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing with the confidence to engage with a variety of people (clients, colleagues, stakeholders, and sub-contractors alike)
Enthusiastic and hard-working, with ambition and drive
Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
Ability to work both in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus
Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their action
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible since CVs will be reviewed, and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis with a view to joining the team within the next 3 months.
Please include a covering letter with your application and provide all predicted and/or obtained academic grades.
Due to the nature of our current projects, we will require the following information to obtain security clearance:
Nationality - if you are dual national we will need you to provide details
Length of time in the UK
If you have left the UK for more than 1 month in the last 3 years, where did you go and for how long.
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You will have 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.
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Business Line: Energy
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: On-Site