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AECOM Engineering Director - MEP in London, United Kingdom

Company Description

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.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Associate/Regional Director level MEP Engineer to join our Building Services team to help lead and support the design delivery of a large international program of development.

The extent of the program covers a number of market sectors typically encompassing leisure, healthcare, cultural, educational and commercial facilities. so experience delivering projects in one or more of the sectors would be ideal.

The role will be UK based and not regionally specific. The candidate will be expected to liaise with our regional hubs and internationally based teams whilst working on specific projects.

About the role:

Aecom is looking to appoint an Associate/Regional Director (Electrical or Mechanical background) who has proven leadership skills and is familiar with working closely with clients & architects to deliver international projects.

Strong technical knowledge and experience of delivering projects from concept design all the way through to tender stage, as part of a large multi-disciplinary team is required.

The candidate should be confident in managing others and willing to delegate and verify technical delivery as necessary to deliver the appropriate level of technical information per stage in line with our project scope requirements.

An enthusiastic self-motivated person with excellent team leadership skills, in conjunction with strong written, verbal and presentation skills are considered key attributes for the role.

About AECOM MEP team:

The AECOM UK&I Building Engineering team is large team of over 900 employees at all levels of experience executing work in many different market sectors nationally and internationally. It is the intention to build upon the excellent growth achieved over the last number of years in the business through increased internationally based opportunities. The role proposed will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to work with key personnel both nationally and internationally across the AECOM business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To lead a team of MEP engineers, technical specialists to support the technical delivery of large building projects

  • To actively participate in the development of the delivery team and ensure AECOM delivers the quality required to ensure a successful outcome for AECOM and our Clients.

  • To build and grow Client and Architect relationships to support the continued growth of the business.

  • Support on bidding opportunities and act as the technical team leader for projects, from feasibility through to handover.

  • To identify change and where required liaise/support the project Commercial Manager with supporting technical justification for the change.

  • To act as the main point of contact for MEP with design teams.

  • Ensure financial targets and internal KPI’s are met including motivating others to contribute.

  • To prepare and present designs, reports and specifications.

  • Contribute to the update of AECOM standards.

  • Be competent to deliver, review and approve engineering solutions

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

  • To maintain and enhance expertise within the team and as an individual.

  • To lead and support AECOM Net zero carbon strategy


Minimum Requirements:

  • A highly motivated individual with excellent technical understanding of civil and structural engineering along with a solid understanding of the requirements of other disciplines collaborating on multi-disciplinary projects

  • A track record of successful collaboration with design teams nationally and internationally.

  • Ability to speak fluently and communicate effectively in written reports and oral presentations.

  • An experienced Building Services Engineer presently holding a senior position.

  • Relevant experience in Building Services design, including areas such as specification writing, calculations, and developing designs from first principles and conversant with UK/International codes and standards.

  • Experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients.

  • Able to make decisions, act on their own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree educated in electrical or mechanical engineering or related discipline, ideally Chartered or at least with qualifications leading to this.

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10083872

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid