AECOM Technical Director in Kolkata, India

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Technical Director

India - West Bengal


Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking an experienced Structural Design Expert for Kolkata region.

Job Details:

  • The candidate shall be required to work as a lead member of the structural design team in Kolkata office.

  • The job would include review of structural designs of long span bridges, underground metro etc.; guiding Young Engineers and Cad persons, interacting with Clients and obtain design approvals.

  • Candidate to report to Regional Director in Kolkata.

  • Lead team to win jobs through competitive prebid design.

  • The candidate is expected to act as a link between the Regional Director and young engineers on all technical matters.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Specific Language requirements.

  • Good working knowledge of FIDIC contracts or similar.

  • Specific systems or tools used – ETABS, SAFE etc.

  • Specific industry and project experience – ports, rail, highways.

  • Requirements for driving licenses.

  • Mandatory Professional Certifications.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors in Civil Engineering plus Masters in Structural Engineering.

  • Overall experience should be between 18 and 30 years.

  • Should have more than 15 years of experience in hands-on structural design of underground metro, bridges and flyovers. Experience in design of cable stayed/ extradosed bridges, steel bridges is preferable.

  • Structural analysis and design of bridges, flyovers and underground metro.

  • Should be amicable and should have an ability to lead a team of around 50 people. Should have good communication skills. Should sound convincing when dealing with the Clients. Should be able to take responsibility of profitability of projects and growth of the organisation in the region.

  • Good command over structural analysis and design using finite element software.

  • Should have thorough knowledge of IS codes of practices and knowledge of BS & ACI standards would be an added advantage.

  • Experience in large Infrastructure projects required.

  • Should able to mentor young engineers, review their designs and drawings and suggest technical solutions in a time-bound manner.

  • Should be able to take responsibility of profitability of projects and growth of the organisation in the region.

  • Should be acquainted with ISO documentation and quality review procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Prior experience in similar projects.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country India

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183588BR

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.