AECOM Junior Mechanical Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Junior Mechanical Engineer to be based in Manchester. You will support major design and construction projects by performing mechanical engineering analysis and design, establishing project design requirements, agreeing design criteria and estimating assumptions, directing design consultants, supporting construction and commissioning efforts, interfacing with clients customers, consultants, and construction firms.

About us:

AECOM Building & Places is built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures ever conceived. Buildings & Places Infrastructure offers a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging projects by leveraging our scale, unique service offering and world-class talent. We work flexibly and co-operatively to achieve more.

Our Building & Places division provides a multidisciplinary offering consisting of a variety of consultancy services ranging from Civil, Structural, MEP and Environmental Engineering, Cost & project Management and Quantity Surveying.

Our industry leading and award-winning team consists of over 400 people nationwide. The mechanical and electrical engineers work on projects within residential, commercial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure. We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and infrastructure projects.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting house, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

Job Responsibilities:

You will Contribute to successful project completion by providing technical services in accordance with project time and quality. You will do this by using your experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients. Your duties will be split between technical outputs, co-ordinating and quality control as outlined below.

Drafting, modelling & reporting:

  • Maintain, enhance and apply both design and technical knowledge ensuring production of high quality drawings for review by Senior team members.

  • Mechanical design of heating and cooling systems, ventilation and air conditioning, domestic water services and above-ground drainage, automatic controls, BMS as well as other related mechanical utility systems as assigned.

  • Preparation of mechanical design calculations, drawings, specifications, and tender documents.

  • Participate in the design progress and coordination meetings.

  • Prepare outline scheme report / technical content of the design information.

  • Prepare specifications, schedules, drawings and any other contract documents developed through the RIBA work stages.

Coordinate and communicate:

  • Coordination with other discipline engineers as applicable for the continuity of the design process

  • Attend progress, design team and coordinate meetings.

  • Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns.

  • Attend tender / client interviews. Attend site inspection meetings.

  • Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants for the design to proceed.

  • Liaise with clients, professional organizations, contractors, suppliers, sub-contractors and other design.

  • Identify and meet effectively the requirements and expectations of clients.

Quality Control:

  • Ensuring adherence to Corporate Standards.

  • Ensuring that all activities are performed in a safe manner and comply with AECOM’s OH&S requirements.

  • Ensuring the relevant QA procedures are followed.

  • Maintain, develop and retain the highest appropriate standard of technical skill.

  • Commit to continual professional development and learning on relevant technological, business and human relationship matters

  • Ensure the project work complies with the Project Management Plan and Program.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant experience in design and delivery of projects within the consulting industry (preferable).

  • Candidates would ideally have experience and track record in the design of mechanical systems on a variety of building projects, i.e. retail, mixed-use developments, hospitality, healthcare, offices and industrial.

  • A BEng(Hons) Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering is required. An MSc would be preferable as a requirement to Chartered Engineer status.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • The successful candidate will be working towards Chartership, and have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. This role will suit someone with a mechanical engineering / building services degree, who is enthusiastic, self-motivated, and looking to advance their career.

  • Professional membership (MCIBSE or MIET) and Chartered Engineer status would be advantageous.

You should be competent in using the following computer software:

  • Hevacomp – Mechanical Design Software

  • IES – Dynamic Thermal Modelling Software

  • Revit

  • AutoCAD

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 203121BR

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.