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AECOM CAD Technician in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Job Summary

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.

We are entrusted 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 sense of purpose to deliver a better world.

We are currently recruiting for an AutoCAD Technician for our Civils Assessment Framework Agreement (CAFA) Bridges Team in the Glasgow Office, to work on a wide range of modern and historic cast iron, wrought iron steel, concrete and composite steel/concrete structures. Although you may not be experienced in these areas at present, your skills profile will be such that you can improve and develop these skills efficiently. You will form part of the CAFA team covering the Network Rail Scotland Territory, numbering over 60 staff.

You will prepare 3-D models and 2-D drawings as deliverables for the CAFA Network Rail Bridge Assessment framework, for structures both within the highway and railway environments.

The Full Glasgow Bridges team (of which CAFA is part) is mature and has a strong reputation in the assessment and inspection of Highway and Network Rail Bridges and structures and have delivered on some of Scotland’s most prestigious projects, including the Forth (Queensferry) Crossing, White Cart Viaduct, Borders Railway, Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route and Harthill Footbridge.

Projects we are currently working on include:

  • CAFA Bridge Inspection and Assessment for Network Rail

  • A38 Derby Junctions D&B

  • Lomond Bridge Deck Replacement – West Dunbartonshire

  • M54 to M6 Link Road

  • Clyde Tunnel Inspection

  • Dargan Rail Bridge Inspection/Assessment/PTSI

  • York Street Interchange – A roads scheme to improve the flow of traffic at the confluence of two motorways and the Westlink in Belfast

  • Dublin Bus connect

  • Shieldhall Overpass Refurbishment and Strengthening – Glasgow

Unfortunately we are unable to accept applications for this position from candidates requiring Sponsorship.

Minimum Requirements

  • HNC/HND level qualifications only

  • Experience of working as a CAD Technician on bridges and structures in UK.

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

  • High level of experience with AutoCAD

  • Experienced in RC detailing, with experience of using CADS-RC highly desirable;

  • Knowledge and experience of BS1192 relevant standards would be preferable.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

We will give you 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.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Bridges

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263668BR

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.