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AECOM Structural Engineer in Plymouth, United Kingdom

Company Description

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

Job 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 are currently recruiting for a Structural Engineer to join our Plymouth Structures team. This particular opportunity has arisen in our Building & Places Business Unit which focusses on projects within the Built Environment.

Our Plymouth office has an established track record of successfully delivering projects of varying scale and complexity for both private and public clients. Our modern office environment has excellent transport links, including car parking and comprises a vibrant diverse mix of sectors and disciplines including Buildings & Places, Environment, Landscape, Infrastructure and Cost Consulting.

We are now looking to enhance and grow the structures team with individuals with a sound technical background and who share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload. The structures team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections and construction support on a wide range of building developments and heavy civil structural projects principally in the defence and commercial sectors.

A list of some of the current projects which the Plymouth office is working on includes:

Defence projects – numerous projects of varying scale, including both building structures and heavy civil structural engineering projects, including the upgrade of several dock facilities. Work ranges from inspections, structural assessments to detailed design, often working within internal multi-disciplinary teams.

Plymstock Fire Station – The redevelopment of an existing fire station site, providing two storey building including office space, appliance bays and new training facilities. Bereavement Centre - New bereavement centre for Plymouth, comprising two ceremony spaces and supporting office accommodation. The development also includes a separate function suite/café and a further office building, all set within new landscaped grounds.

As a Structural Engineer you will have the following daily responsibilities:

Take responsibility for the preparation of structural calculations.

Undertake structural analysis and design using both computer & hand techniques

Preparing technical specifications

Assist in the management of project delivery in order to provide clients with results on time and budget

Undertake structural design of structures using current Eurocode design guides

Have a desire to learn new skills and the ability to consider the wider engineering issues related to the work being undertaken Performs specific and limited 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.

Identifies discrepancies in results.

Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Experienced in use of a commercially available design software packages (e.g. Tekla Building Designer, Tedds, SCIA)

Experience of working within a design consultancy environment

Ability to communicate well in the English language, both written and verbal.

Ability to communicate using hand drawn sketches.

Able to decide on the level of reliance and accuracy to attach to results of computer analysis and to interpret results into practical engineering solutions

Demonstrable track record in the preparation of designs contributing to the delivery of client projects

Able to work on a number of projects simultaneously

Ability to obtain MOD security clearance

A current driving license and willing to travel to visit sites

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters degree/Bachelors degree in an appropriate Civil or Structural engineering discipline

Working towards Chartered Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers

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.

Additional Information

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. 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.

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.

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.

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: J10060212

Business Line: Building Engineering

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

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