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AECOM CAD Technician in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company Description

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.

Job Description

AECOM is the world's premier infrastructure consultancy and we work on multi billion pound projects all over the globe. Due to multiple bid wins we have a vast array of work in our rail business. We are therefore looking to recruit a CAD/BIM Technician with experience of Civil and Structural to work within our Rail Sector in our Glasgow office.

The successful candidate will be experienced in using the industry standard CAD/BIM applications and will have experience working as part of project teams developing a range of Rail and Bridge engineering scheme solutions from initial concept through to detailed design for implementation. This will include the modelling of designs in a BIM environment utilising Bentley products. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. The Successful Candidate will have the opportunity to enhance and develop their Software skills using our Technology partners learning and training courses which are available to AECOM employees.

Office Overview:

You will be joining our Civil Engineering team within our Rail division based in the AECOM Glasgow office where we work on a wide variety of projects ranging from smaller improvement works to projects of national importance. We are looking for ambitious Senior Technicians who are keen to further develop their careers at one of the world’s leading design consultancies.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Provide CAD/BIM support and mentoring to Apprentice Technicians.

  • Maintain an overview of developments in CAD/BIM technologies, relevant BIM standards and Codes of Practice.

  • Able to work independently on any project type.

  • Comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Policy and increase own awareness of Health and Safety procedures.

Project Accountabilities:

  • Supported by the Project CAD/BIM Manager assist in initial project CAD/BIM set-ups including using project CAD/BIM protocols and standards.

  • Supported by the Project CAD/BIM Manager liaise with internal and external design teams, on CAD and BIM matters as appropriate.

  • Initiating and continuing to completion any size project either independently or with support from the Project CAD/BIM Manager in larger projects.

  • Be conversant with BS1192 relevant standards and guidance associated with delivering in a BIM environment to Level 2.

  • Produce all 2D and 3D design information required for any type of structure, using industry standard modelling applications from Bentley and Autodesk.

  • Prepare RC and steelwork details as required.

  • Prepare drainage and earthworks details as required.

  • May be required to Manage Apprentice Technicians on projects.

  • Works under limited supervision performing complex technical work.

  • Duties may include technical responsibility for a major phase or component of a project.



  • You will have minimum experience of using Bentley products.

  • Ability to produce all 2D and 3D design information required for any type of structure.

  • Working within a ProjectWise Common Data Environment experience is highly desirable, but training can be provided on this.

  • You will have good technical and communication skills along with experience of undertaking a range of Transportation engineering related projects.

  • Understanding and working use of BS1192:2007


  • Experience working in rail

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10053973

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology