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Job Information

AECOM Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear in Warrington, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Cheshire, Warrington

Job Summary

AECOM are recruiting a Mechanical Engineer to join our established and ever growing Water, Ports & Power team in the Warrington office situated on Birchwood Park.

We are actively looking to expand our team with the appointment of a Mechanical Engineer to join our Nuclear Team. We would love to hear from both Graduate Mechanical Engineers who are looking to progress their career in addition to more experienced Mechanical Engineers who have been working at this level for some time.

We are looking for individuals who can apply their skills independently and as part of a team to deliver projects to the benefit of our Clients. Inherently the projects are multi-disciplinary and may be at any stage in the project life cycle. Our projects range from client consultancy support to complete turn-key solutions.

In addition Mechanical Engineer duties, you will be required to both manage and project report on their package of work. Additional responsibilities may include the client interface, preparation of bids and proposals and then managing the delivery of the projects in accordance with AECOM’s quality, safety and environmental procedures. 

A typical week would include a range of design tasks such as:

  • Hand sketches

  • 3D scheme models

  • Functional calculations

  • Design risk assessments

  • Directive compliance assessments

  • Client meetings

  • Testing activities

  • Commissioning activities

  • Post project review meetings

  • Agree remaining work durations with Project Managers.

  • Highlight (at the earliest opportunity) when a task will not be completed to a previously agreed timescale.

  • Identify and report change.

  • Estimating durations for design of tender items.

  • Input to Technical Sales proposals as appropriate.

  • Ensure that HSE legislation is applied at a project level

  • Provide input to QA audits as appropriate.

  • Report non-conformities, incidents and observations through the appropriate systems.

Minimum Requirements

  • Previous experience in the design and delivery of complex, high specification packaged systems,

  • Ideally experience within nuclear, defence, petro-chemical, offshore or equivalent, highly regulated application fields.

  • Ability to prepare written specifications and contract documents.

  • Experience or knowledge of implementing the approved procedural model for engineering design and project related activities

  • Familiarity with legislation and regulations applicable to their role and the projects they are engaged in.

  • Educational background in Mechanical Engineering.

Detail design generation including;

  • 3D detail models

  • Detail functional calculations

  • Detail design risk assessments

  • Directive compliance assessments

  • Participate in Design Reviews at all Project Phases.

  • Production of manufacturing documentation including;

  • 2D part, fabrication and assembly drawings

  • Factory acceptance tests

  • Method statements

  • Operation, maintenance and installation manuals

Please note that before joining, you will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance being granted.

Travel to other UK company sites and some international travel may be necessary as part of the role.

Preferred Qualifications

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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 - Mechanical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245594BR

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.