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Job Information

AECOM Mechanical Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

Job Summary

AECOM is a leading multidisciplinary construction consultancy and we are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to be based in Glasgow. The successful candidate will ideally be working towards Chartership, and have proven Mechanical building services design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. This role will suit someone with a Mechanical engineering/building services degree, who is enthusiastic, self-motivated, and looking to advance their career.

About Us

Within AECOM Buildings & Places we work together to modernise, expand and deliver on the most iconic and complex building structures in the world. We offer a one stop shop to complete some of the UK and Ireland’s most challenging building projects by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering to produce results for our clients.

We collaborate with our clients to design and problem solve for both public and private sector projects within residential, commercial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure.

We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and effective project management and Engineering

About Our Team

The Mechanical team is placed within an overall multidisciplinary team, offering a variety of consultancy services ranging from Architectural, Civil, Structural, MEP, Project Management and Building Surveying.

The vast majority of our work is performed for UK based MoD Defence Sector clients. We are on several MoD Design Framework agreements, which see us providing both designs and professional consultancy services at numerous MoD sites throughout the UK, and abroad.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop specifications, design drawings, calculations and any other contract documents through the RIBA work stages.

  • Contribute to successful project completion by providing technical services in accordance with project time and quality.

  • Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns.

  • Identify and meet effectively the requirements and expectations of clients.

  • Perform complex tasks with minimal direction and/or supervision.

  • Communicate with other members of the Multi-Discipline Design Team to ensure design delivery is co-ordinated.

  • Attend site surveys and client concurrence meetings.

  • Ensure compliance with all Statutory and Regulatory Authorities and obtain approvals as necessary.

  • Understand and implement AECOM’s Safety Health and Environment Policy.

  • Undertake designer’s risk assessments as required under the CDM Regulations at the appropriate stages.

  • Liaise with clients, professional organisations, contractors, suppliers, sub-contractors and other designers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Honours Degree in Mechanical or Building Services Engineering or equivalent

  • Clear post graduate work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business

  • To obtain requisite security clearance for working with our Defence Sector clients, the candidate must be a British National of at least 5-years unbroken standing.

  • Full UK driving licence, to enable travel to sites as and when required, either as part of a wider design team, or individually.

  • Experienced in the use of AutoCAD and Revit software

  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Experienced in the use of Hevacomp or IES Design Software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer.

  • Clear work history and proof of professional development and learning.

  • Ideally, you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate.

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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240232BR

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.