AECOM Mechanical Engineers - Water (UK & Ireland) in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon
At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates an opportunity for everyone.
If you want to work on leading Water projects at home and globally, in a team with a market-leading flexible working culture that enables your professional development and that delivers unrivalled client service, then we would love to hear from you. We are looking for people who share our values, of all grades and disciplines, and in any UK location.
You will have the opportunity to be involved in the delivery of major schemes within the water sector following our success on Wessex Water, Thames Water and Severn Trent Water in partnership with Contractors such as Kier, Murphy, Ferrovial/Laing O'Rourke and Morrison Utility Services.
We would like to hear from individuals at all levels to support or lead the delivery of projects throughout their life cycle. With an exciting and growing project portfolio, there is no better time to join our UK Water team.
As a Mechanical Engineer, you will work closely with our Water and other supply discipline teams nationwide. You will be expected to deliver a high calibre of technical quality, contribute to bids, and interface with clients and collaborators in design and planning. You will seek innovation and trial new methods, being inquisitive by nature.
You will see delivery through from conception to handover. You will be responsible for the design of mechanical installations typically including municipal water and wastewater pumping stations, ventilation systems, penstocks and valves, odour control systems, pipework. Some of these projects will be large-scale and prestigious cv-builders. Y
This role will include visits to site to carry out site surveys and the support of liaisons with clients, government authorities, contractors, suppliers. You will be tasked with delivering to agreed budget, programme and quality along with supporting the preparation of project budget & programme.
Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
Identifies discrepancies in results.
Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
Water and wastewater treatment project experience across feasibility, outline, detailed design, construction support extremely desirable
Experience using a 3D Design tool and other proprietary software products
Input into process and instrument diagrams, control philosophy and HAZOP reviews
Experience of MCC, PLC/SCADA and instrumentation specification and design.
A degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering
Working toward a relevant professional chartered institute; for example, IMechE
Able to take full responsibility for producing, checking and approving engineering reports and designs
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 - Mechanical
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 241234BR
Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Basingstoke, UK - Belfast, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Exeter, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Leeds, UK - St. Albans
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.