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Job Information

AECOM Senior Technician - Development in St. Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Norfolk, Norwich

Job Summary

The AECOM UK Development Infrastructure team in Norwich is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Technician to expand its current team profile and capability.

The Norwich office team has an established track record of successfully delivering high profile development and infrastructure schemes and has a truly multi-disciplinary capability. You will enjoy excellent opportunities to expand your project and Client team experiences within a company that has established a successful business model across local, national and international geographies. You will work on a variety of exciting projects and enjoy working in a vibrant team, modern environment and in a high-quality location.

The multi-disciplinary nature of the UK Development Infrastructure team means that we lead on a variety of projects from inception (due diligence, master planning support and scheme viability - including drainage, flooding, utilities and highways), through to detailed design, value engineering, design delivery, project management, execution and handover.

As an essential member of the team, your principal role will be as a design technician producing drawings and design information to support planning applications, detailed designs and construction package information for public and private sector clients, across all sectors locally, regionally and internationally. You can expect to be active on a number of projects at any given time and to take responsibility for coordinating the delivery of design information with junior members of staff.

The role would ideally suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic and diverse organisation. Career progression opportunities are widely available and fully encouraged.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate technical capability in Civil 3D design and AutoCAD, as well as areas such as junction and highway alignment design, foul and surface water drainage, traffic signs and road markings. We are looking to enhance our team with people who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination.

Internal and external training opportunities will be provided, as well as support and assistance to progress towards a professional qualification.

Minimum Requirements

  • A strong understanding of highway design principles together with experience in applying relevant technical guidance to produce design drawings to a high standard;

  • Development of alignment designs for new highways and junction improvements in Civils3D / AutoCAD environment, together with use of Vehicle Tracking software;

  • Preparation of S38, S278 and S104 Technical Approval submissions

  • Experience of the processes for diverting Statutory Undertakers apparatus, with the ability to prepare and analyse Statutory Undertakers asset plans, and coordinate enquiries for diversion works;

  • Knowledge of relevant technical design standards, including DMRB, Specification for Highway Works, and Manual for Streets;

  • Demonstrating an understanding of Health and Safety, including CDM requirements;

  • Ability to work independently, to seek clarity of instructions, check own work before submitting for approval, agree and meet timescales for items of work;

  • Good written and spoken communication skills, the ability to think laterally to solve problems and to work as part of a team;

  • Ability to deliver specific project outcomes on time, within budget, to the quality required;

  • The ideal candidate will also have a good understanding of development drainage design, the experience of using MicroDrainage and knowledge of Sewers for Adoption.

Preferred Qualifications

  • HND/HNC or equivalent.

However, we would also welcome applicants who do not have the qualification requirements but can meet the minimum requirements

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 - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242635BR

Additional Locations UK - St. Albans

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.