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AECOM Civil 3D Modeller - Water 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.

Job Description

AECOM are currently looking for a Civil 3D Modeller to work on our joint venture with Caledonia Water Alliance where we have teamed up with Morrison Water Services to deliver Scottish Water’s SR21 Water and Wastewater Infrastructure programme.

Our Water business is looking for Civil 3D modellers to bring additional expertise to our growing team in our Caledonia Water Alliance joint venture office in Stepps (Glasgow).

We are a multi-disciplinary team comprising of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and process engineers. We deliver various services to our clients, such as: feasibility studies, scheme designs and detailed designs. Our clients are from the private and public sector and include Scottish Water, Thames Water, HS2, Network Rail, Environment Agency and several leading Tier 1 contractors.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Autodesk Civils 3D user and will have experience on a variety of civil engineering projects. You will have a proven level of experience of delivering projects to client’s satisfaction at the appropriate standard, ensuring accuracy of models and drawings, ensuring that the relevant codes and standards are complied with. You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and to teach others.


  • Managing CAD deliverables for multiple projects to completion within budget.

  • Effectively manage own time across multiple projects and undertake CAD duties unsupervised.

  • Direct project support and production to assigned projects creating models as required using the standards to meet the job requirements, including appropriate level of detail, populating metadata and incorporating classification data.

  • Provides support to design staff on the Building Information Modelling system, which provides 3D models using project specifications and content.

  • Advise and mentor junior colleagues and peers.

  • Comply with quality policies for project delivery.

  • Attend and contribute to design team meetings.

  • Support Digital Engineering Lead in maintaining CAD standards, best practice and processes for modelling, content creation and advanced digital developments.


Minimum Requirements:

  • HNC (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

  • Experience in the water industry or road drainage an advantage.

  • Experienced user of Autodesk Civil 3D.

  • Knowledge of CIC BIM Protocol, ISO 19650 and related BIM standards.

  • Experience with other BIM software such as Autodesk Navisworks, BIM360, Infraworks, Revit an advantage.

  • Experience working in a Common Data Environment such as ProjectWise, BIM360, 4Projects, Aconex or similar advantageous.

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: J10068608

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology