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Job Information

AECOM Principal Mechanical Engineer in Warrington, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Cheshire, Warrington

Job Summary

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.

Due to the continued growth and expansion of our Nuclear Power & Decommissioning Team in Warrington, we are looking enhance our technical capabilities and are seeking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Engineer.

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 to Mechanical Engineering duties, you will be required to both manage more junior staff and project report on their packages of work.

Additional responsibilities may include the client interface, assistance in the preparation of bids and proposals and then managing the delivery of projects in accordance with AECOM’s quality, safety and environmental procedures.

This is an exciting time for the Nuclear Power & Decommissioning team with an interesting and expanding pipeline of both international and UK based projects.

Minimum Requirements

The successful Principal Mechanical Engineer will have/be:

  • Demonstrable expertise with a track record of successful application of specialist knowledge or skills.

  • Current experience working in a post where design was a major part of the role.

  • Extensive post Chartership experience working in roles where your engineering knowledge of relevant practices, techniques and procedures is a key attribute.

  • Able to demonstrate Management of a team or function and in particular within complex or novel assignments.

  • Demonstrable record of successful delivery.

  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of:

  • Handling and manipulation of fissile materials in complex equipment and process systems

  • 3D CAD systems and associated data management systems

  • Able to establish new/or enhance existing processes/procedures.

  • Able to prepare and deliver technical presentations.

  • Understanding of design principles and ability to apply them.

  • Have a working knowledge of appropriate nuclear standards and specifications as well as general engineering standards.

  • Able to demonstrate good knowledge and experience in producing and having input to; Mechanical hand sketches; 3D scheme models; Functional calculations; Design risk assessments; Directive compliance assessments; Commissioning activities; Post project review meetings.

  • Able to underpin and agree remaining project 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.

  • 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.

  • Travel to site.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree.

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) with IMechE or equivalent institute.

  • Able to meet the requirements for security clearance in the UK.

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

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 Category Engineering

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257445BR

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.

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