AECOM Mechanical Engineer in Leeds, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - , Leeds
Are you an Mechanical Engineer with strong analytical skills and experience in technical delivery of water engineering projects? We have exciting career roles for Mechanical Engineers from Engineer to Senior level in our established Water team, with a flexible base across the Midlands or North of England.
Our Water team has delivered some of the most high-profile projects across the UK, so your projects and clients will be varied and interesting. Examples of our current projects and clients include:
Severn Trent Water – AECOM has been appointed to deliver design services for major schemes in AMP7. Our portfolio of projects is building rapidly and includes some of the most strategically important schemes for Severn Trent.
Thames Water – AECOM has positions across all scales of delivery including major projects such as Thames Tideway Tunnel, Deephams STW upgrade and ‘Capital Delivery’ infra and non-infra schemes across the Thames region.
Wessex Water – AECOM has been appointed on several AMP7 frameworks, including the Capital Delivery framework.
As a Mechanical Engineer, you will work closely with our Water and other supply discipline teams nationwide. You will be expected to deliver a high calibre of technical quality, contribute to bids, and interface with clients and collaborators in design and planning. You will seek innovation and trial new methods, being inquisitive by nature.
You will see delivery through from conception to handover. . You will be responsible for the design of mechanical installations typically including municipal water and wastewater pumping stations, ventilation systems, penstocks and valves, odour control systems, pipework. Some of these projects will be large-scale and prestigious CV-builders.
This role will include visits to site to carry out site surveys and the support of liaisons with clients, government authorities, contractors and suppliers. You will be tasked with delivering to agreed budget, programme and quality along with supporting the preparation of project budget & programme.
Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignements.
Identifies discrepancies in results.
Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.
Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position.
Water and wastewater treatment project experience across feasibility, outline, detailed design, construction support extremely desirable
Able to understand, and work within, defined procedures and design standards
Experience using a 3D Design tool and other proprietary software products
Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.
Provide mentoring, guidance and technical advice to support and supervise junior staff
Ability to perform work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision
Desirable Skills & Experience:
Experience working in a digital delivery environment using BIM and 3D design tools
Experience working for contractors in a design and build environment
Contractual awareness, e.g. NEC4
Working understanding of programme planning software e.g. Microsoft Project or Primavera P6
Industry recognised Health and Safety qualifications
An HNC, degree or equivalent experience in mechanical engineering
Working toward a relevant professional chartership; for example, IMechE
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 Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 248320BR
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.