AECOM CAD / BIM Technician - Technology in Manchester, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester
AECOM is a collaborative force of world-class innovators and visionaries on a journey to transform our world for the better. It’s whole system approach to address challenging problems with innovative thinking and breakthrough technologies offers to employees relentless opportunities to nurture talent and maximize their potentials, enabling them to build a lasting career.
You'll work with design engineers to understand the requirements of their initial designs and turn them into accurate and detailed technical drawings in 2D and 3D models. These drawings are used at all stages of a project, from estimating cost and feasibility to manufacturing and construction.
The Technology Services team works closely with clients and partners, largely in the Transportation Sector, although this role will undoubtedly support other market sectors and regions due to the specialist nature of the role.
Our current portfolio of work is focused on Cooperative ITS, CAV, smart traffic management, sustainable technology solutions etc. to improve the future transport of passengers and goods. There will be a requirement to travel UK&I wide as well as opportunities to support business development and delivery outside of the UK&I.
As a CAD / BIM Technician, you will be expected to contribute to the design, development and technical delivery of projects and achieve enduring results. Duties and responsibilities include:
Create high-quality detailed technical drawings and plans based on designs supplied by designers and make modifications to existing drawings
Use a variety of CAD software programmes to create designs in 2D and 3D models
Liaise with, engineers and designers to understand their design requirements and provide technical advice to manufacturing and construction technicians
Provide accurate, detailed and to scale drawings
Ensure drawings are compliant with industry and health and safety standards and protocols
Calculate costs and apply knowledge of materials and engineering principles to check feasibility of manufacture and construction of the product
Conduct site visits and surveys when required
Present working drawings for use in all stages of the project, tender, manufacture/construction and installation
Produce installation and manufacturing documentation
Maintain accurate records.
Collaborate with different teams across AECOM and project partners to support the development and delivery of bids and projects.
Conducting research and data analysis.
knowledge of engineering principles and ability to create and read technical drawings
IT skills and experience using computer-aided design software.
The ability to transfer, display and manipulate your work using Microsoft Office and other programmes
Attention to detail to create accurate and detailed drawings and check other colleagues' work for accuracy and quality
Communication skills and relationship building to work with clients and other engineers to understand and interpret their designs
Teamwork - essential to be able to work in a team as you'll be liaising with other CAD technicians and draughtspersons on projects
Organisation and time management to complete work to project deadlines
A flexible approach to decision making, to make changes to drawings at short notice
Mathematical skills to complete calculations and estimates
Spatial and design skills to be able to visualise projects in 2D and 3D
Problem solving, creativity and innovation in order to come up with solutions to design problems
Knowledge of health and safety requirements in order to design in line with industry standards.
Previous experience of working on ITS or in a similar field utilising AutoCAD and Civils 3D.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Enthusiastic, hard-working and ability to learn new technologies and techniques with ambition and drive.
Excellent planning and organisational skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- A degree is not a prerequisite for entry role but it can provide relevant engineering and technical knowledge. Relevant degrees include all engineering disciplines, architecture, manufacturing, IT and design.
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 Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 244067BR
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.