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Job Information

AECOM Senior BIM/CAD Technician in Swindon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon

Job Summary

Our Rail team currently has a vacancy for a Senior CAD/BIM Technician with experience of using AECOsim/Microstation within the Civil/Structural discipline working within our Rail Sector. AECOM are currently expanding their CAD & BIM team in our Swindon office following a number successful project wins.

The successful candidate will be experienced in using the industry standard CAD/BIM applications but will be experienced in the use of AECOsim/Microstation design software and will have a proven record of delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience working as part of project teams developing a range of Rail engineering scheme solutions from initial concept through to detailed design for implementation.


You will be joining our Civil Engineering team within our Rail division based in the AECOM Swindon office where we work on a wide variety of projects ranging from smaller improvement works to projects of national importance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide CAD/BIM support and mentoring to less experienced Technicians.

  • Supported by the Digital Lead for Rail assist in developing tools, processes and standards to achieve efficient delivery and innovative solutions.

  • Establishing strong working relationships with other internal teams within AECOM’s Transportation division.

  • Demonstrate and deliver in support of AECOM’s core Vision and Values.

  • Liaise with the office/regional CAD/BIM Lead in respect of resourcing requirements to maintain high levels of team utilisation.

  • Maintain an overview of developments in CAD/BIM technologies, relevant BIM standards and Codes of Practice.

  • Works under minimal direction.

  • Responsible for providing leadership and direction of specific BIM technologies to assigned project teams.

  • Develops technical solutions to wide range of difficult problems.

  • Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Liaise with internal and external design teams, clients and contractors on CAD and BIM matters as appropriate.

  • Liaise and support our global design teams on project CAD and BIM matters as appropriate.

  • Initiating and continuing to completion any size project either independently or as the team digital CAD/BIM lead responsible for others in larger projects.

  • Be conversant with BS1192 relevant standards and guidance associated with delivering in a BIM environment to Level 2.

  • Produce all 2D and 3D design information required for any type of structure, using industry standard modelling applications from Bentley or Autodesk.

  • Prepare RC and steelwork details as required.

  • Maintain CAD/BIM software on the project.

  • Responsible for checking of models, details and schedules and quality expectations.

  • Manage Project CAD/BIM Technicians on projects.

  • Monitor the project programme and have an appreciation of project timescales and costs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent in a relevant subject.

  • Ideally you’ll be working towards TechEng or equivalent.

  • Civil/Structural experience preferably within the Rail industry using Autodesk and/or Bentley products.

  • Ability to produce all 2D and 3D design information required for any type of structure.

  • AECOsim experience is highly desirable but training can be provided on this.

  • RC detailing experience is preferable.

  • You will have excellent technical and communication skills along with experience of undertaking a range of Transportation engineering related projects.

  • Understanding and working use of BS1192:2007

  • Experience with Bentley ProjectWise would be a plus

  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed.

  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to take initiative, respond to issues, constraints, and opportunities

  • Excellent technical computer skills - using the internet and file sharing required

  • Strong personal management skil

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 - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243269BR

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.