AECOM Structural Engineer in St Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

AECOM's is recruiting for a Structural Engineer who will work on a portfolio of projects within the St Albans Structures Team. You will be providing design and analysis solutions to building structures problems.

The successful candidate will be expected to play a key role on a range of structural engineering design projects for public and private sector clients. Projects will generally be within the South East but some may be in the wider United Kingdom or in international locations requiring occasional travel to meetings and construction sites. The post will also involve working in multi-disciplinary engineering, transportation and environmental teams on some projects, drawing on resources in other UK Offices.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a keen interest in Building Structures and a strong desire to develop technically.


  • Take responsibility for the preparation of structural calculations.

  • Undertake structural analysis and design using both computer & hand techniques.

  • Contribute to the independent technical review of analyses prepared by others

  • 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 British Standards and Eurocodes

  • Have a desire to learn new skills and the ability to consider the wider engineering issues related to the work being undertaken

  • Coordinating with other professional like architects, MEP engineers, contractors, etc.

  • Analysing problems and developing innovative solutions

Minimum Requirements

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

  • 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

  • Experienced in use of a commercially available design software

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

  • Experience of structural engineering design using Eurocodes for of a range of structures in steel and reinforced concrete.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Passion for structural engineering

  • A creative approach to problem solving

  • An interest in using programming and algorithms to solve structural problems

  • An interest in parametric geometry definition

  • Desirable: Full, clean driving licence

  • Ability to communicate using hand drawn sketches.

  • Able to work on a number of projects simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in an appropriate Civil or Structural engineering discipline

  • Bachelors degree in an appropriate Civil or Structural engineering discipline

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 - Structural

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202328BR

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.