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AECOM Associate Director (Electrical) in Glasgow or Edinburgh, 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.

AECOM is currently seeking an Associate Director Engineer for the Mechanical, Electrical & Public Health (MEP) Engineering team in Scotland, based in either Glasgow or Edinburgh. You will responsible for leading the electrical engineering team in Scotland, delivering both MEP on stand-alone and multi-disciplinary projects, as well as providing mentoring and coaching to members of the team. Role will also include a client facing role to sustain and grow both new and existing opportunities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs various management, leadership, and people accountability responsibilities for the MEP Scotland team, MEP projects and provide MEP input to multi-disciplinary projects

  • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments, including undertaking AECOM project manager roles for MEP projects.

  • Generally, requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering.

  • Plans and develops engineering tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.

  • Maintains liaison with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside of the organization.

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.

  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

  • Manages group of engineers and/or technicians, coordinating activities of the unit.

  • To act as a mentor to junior staff, promoting CPD activities.

  • Support the development of client and architectural relationships with the aim to get new and repeat work.

  • Help develop fee proposals.

Minimum Requirements

  • Prior electrical project engineering experience, within a similar consultancy or other relevant business.

  • Experience of NEC 3 or 4, particularly with respect to Supervisor roles preferable.

  • Expected to travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow as necessary to fulfil project and team working requirements

  • Ideally will have experience in healthcare sector, but also leisure, commercial and higher education sectors.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • CEng. Minimum Bachelor’s degree in electrical building services design/ electrical engineering or similar related qualification.

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

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 - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266916BR

Additional Locations UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield

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.

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