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Job Information

AECOM CAD-BIM Manager in Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary

Our established Water team in Leeds are currently recruiting for a Senior Civils Designer / CAD Manager with experience of working on large infrastructure projects.

The AECOM Water team in Leeds is a Centre of Excellence for river engineering, flood management, and drainage design. We deliver services to our clients such as; feasibility studies, scheme designs and detailed designs. We work with key clients in the UK such as the Environment Agency and Yorkshire Water as well as other agencies, local authorities and private developers. We also deliver infrastructure projects in the Middle East.

Responsibilities include:

  • To implement BIM developments and processes for the local office, including training of staff using

  • material provided by the regional BIM lead

  • Coordinate, review, and manage CAD and BIM deliverables for multiple projects to completion within budget

  • Undertake role of Senior Designer using Civils 3D (or similar), working with our Engineers on developing design

  • Work with our Engineering team leader to provide BIM/CAD support throughout the project delivery process.

  • Undertake CAD duties unsupervised whilst managing other CAD staff

  • Advise and mentor Trainee Technicians

  • Attend and contribute to design team meetings

  • Liaise with sector and UK CAD/BIM leads on best practice, process and technology

  • developments

  • To implement rigorous control structures for information flow, in association with company wide

  • protocols

Minimum Requirements

​To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with the following;

  • Extensive experience in the consulting industry including experience delivering Civils Design using CAD

  • Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D and Navisworks

  • Background within Civil Infrastructure, preferably with experience in the Water industry

  • Experienced user of Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit

  • Working knowledge of CIC BIM Protocol, PAS 1192 and related standards

  • Ability to manage small CAD team and balance resourcing requirements to support the design team

  • Ability to support project team with data management and delivery including filing, control of incoming/outgoing documents and scanning

  • Train and guide our Apprentices and Graduate Engineers

The successful candidate will be experienced in CAD including Civils 3D (or similar) and will have extensive experience on a variety of infrastructure 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, and ensuring that the relevant codes and standards are complied with. You will have the ability to develop, review, and manage the work of others. You will also have the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and to teach others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • HNC (or equivalent) in Civil/Structural Engineering

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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 212954BR

Clearance Required 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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