AECOM CAD Technician in Nottingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire a Highway CAD Technician to be based at Nottingham. AECOM is currently expanding their Traffic and Local Roads team in our Nottingham office. We work for a number of clients with a significant portion of our work being for the Midlands Highway Alliance (MHA); a group of 21 local authorities in the Midlands area of the UK with AECOM as the sole provider of professional and technical services.

The successful candidate will be recently Incorporated or working to achieve this status and will have proven design experience delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of working as part of project teams developing concepts, feasibilities, preliminary and detailed design for a variety of highway and traffic schemes, urban realm and public transport improvements.

The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team.

Office Overview:

The Nottingham office has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout the UK in both the urban and rural environment. The office is located in the East Midlands with good transportation connections. The office has a range of capabilities including Environment, Health & Safety, Asset Management and a highways laboratory together with our transportation design and planning capability. We are now looking to enhance and grow the Traffic and Local Roads team with an individual with a sound technical background that shares our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.

The team provides concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed design, project management and site supervision as well as associated scheme assessment services on a wide range of highway and traffic projects and also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a highway interface.

Our clients are from the private and public sector and include Leicestershire County Council, Derbyshire County Council, Leicester City Council and Rutland County Council. Collaborative working with both our clients and our supply chain partners is fundamental to our success.

Our recent/ current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international projects including:

  • Melton Mowbray Distributor Road (8Km) for LCC.

  • Highway Infrastructure design for new Leicester City development.

  • Bardills junction improvement.

  • Various junction improvement designs.

Job Duties:

The appropriate level of technical experience is required in order that the project accountabilities listed below can be carried out to a high standard;

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.

  • Carry out computer based applications and tasks including the use of software such as AutoCAD and potentially ProjectsWise, Micro Drainage, Microstation & Inroads, WinDES, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes including MSProject.

  • Undertake site visits, as required.

  • Attend meetings – internal and external, as required.

  • Participate as a team member on a number of levels, including; office discipline and project.

  • Be proactive and contribute to a safer work environment.

Specific Skills Required:

You will have good technical and communication skills along with experience of undertaking a range of highway/ traffic engineering design projects.

  • Proficient user of AutoCAD.

  • Demonstrate experience of Highway/ Traffic Engineering design at concept, feasibility, and preliminary and detailed design level.

  • Understanding of Health and Safety responsibilities.

  • Application and use of DMRB, Manual for Streets and the Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals.

  • Able to offer experience in two or more of the key areas;

  1. Alignment design,

  2. Drainage design,

  3. Pavement design and refurbishment

  4. Signs and road markings,

  5. Safety barrier

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of developing feasibility and preliminary design schemes.

  • Knowledge and experience in some of the following aspects: cycling, walking, bus priority, traffic calming, parking and junction design.

  • Knowledge of local and national design standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • HND or BEng and working towards incorporated status.

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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. 190467BR

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.