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Job Information

AECOM Senior Civil Engineer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer to join the Renewables and Energy Transition Team which is collocated in Bristol and Edinburgh. You will be responsible for undertaking a technical role on projects within our energy business; typically, our projects are associated with the generation, storage, transmission and distribution of energy both in the UK and countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). We need someone who is either a chartered (or nearly chartered) engineer with a strong technical capability and a keen interest in how the renewable energy sector needs to evolve in order to support a low carbon future. Our key focus is in the developing markets of energy estates, renewable energy technology, integrated power and LNG to power.

As well as taking on the challenge of designing the civil infrastructure for these projects, you will also be encouraged to develop a knowledge of emerging low carbon, renewable energy, technologies within the sector and build strong and lasting relationships with our Clients through the work you carry out. To undertake the role successfully you will need to demonstrate:

a mindset that consideration of safety, health and the environment is central to every decision we make;

the ability to problem-solve and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of our Clients;

technical expertise and the capability to devise practical and cost-effective engineering solutions; and

a good working knowledge of commercial design software and digital technologies.

The Role

As a Senior Civil Engineer, you will be required to:

  • liaise with clients, manage project work on a day to day basis and ensure that the work is delivered within the agreed timescale and budgets;

  • have the ability to design reinforced concrete and structural steel elements using Eurocodes and be able to prepare and check calculations and oversee the production of design drawings;

  • understand how to go about the design of civil elements such as roads, drainage and general infrastructure associated with external works;

  • undertake site inspections, inspect works and respond to technical queries raised by the Site Team;

  • write reports including technical feasibility studies, building inspection reports and design reports; and

  • direct junior members of staff and mentor graduate engineers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ideally you will have a background in civil infrastructure and the energy sector and in particular renewable energy systems. The role is a technical role and you will be expected to demonstrate a high degree of technical competency in the design of civil and structural elements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BEng (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering

  • Chartered status or actively working towards chartership with either the Institution of Civil or Structural Engineers.

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

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 - Civil

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242015BR

Additional Locations UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield

Clearance Required No

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.