AECOM Technical Director in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

We are currently looking to appoint an experienced Technical Director with a Civil & Structural Engineering background to help lead the technical delivery of projects delivered by our Croydon Water civil engineering design team. We are seeking an individual who:

  • Will lead the technical delivery of projects being delivered by our water civil/structures team.

  • Will work with the team leader to grow the team’s capability, capacity and workload with established clients

  • Thrives on the technical challenge of heavy civil and structural engineering projects and has experience in the following type of schemes: water treatment works, wastewater treatment works, attenuation shafts, below ground chambers and large infrastructure schemes.

  • Enjoys working collaborative with design colleagues, contractors and clients to solve complex problems

  • Is proactive and able to promote multi-disciplinary working across civil, structural, mechanical, process disciplines.

  • Is able to mentor more junior members of the team technically, and foster a strong overall team ethos.

This is an ideal opportunity for a suitably qualified experienced individual to get involved in challenging, high-profile projects and help set the direction of the team towards technical excellence.

You will be joining a highly skilled multi disciplinary design team working on a varied and interesting project workload both locally and nationally.

AECOM is a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. We value the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minimum Requirements

  • Working alongside a regional director, act as technical lead for our water civils team in Croydon. Have responsibility for technical and personal development of the team. Be able to plan for growth and development of the team.

  • Be able to support the team leader through liaison with local clients to help generate a sustainable pipeline of work for the team by nurturing client relationships already established as part of our long term local frameworks

  • Technically strong in heavy civil engineering in the water industry, your experience should include the design of water retaining structures and reinforced concrete

  • Take the role as lead civil engineer on water engineering design and heavy civil engineering projects. Have a detailed understanding of relevant codes and standards.

  • Have experience of the design process in feasibility, outline and detailed design stages. Be the design interface for the contractor and client in the construction phase.

  • Understanding of the application, benefits and limitations of a wide range of solutions to problems

  • Understanding of construction and operational requirements within design.

  • Take responsibility for delivering project work to programme, cost and quality requirements

  • Ability to liaise with client, contractor and the supply chain

  • Value and contribute to a strong Health and Safety culture

  • Have an enthusiastic and collaborative approach to your work, demonstrating the relevant behaviours and work ethos to solve client and project problems

  • Ability to demonstrate the above through past experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will hold an accredited degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, or have a commensurate mix of experience and qualification

  • You will either be a Chartered or Incorporated Civil Engineer with a significant amount of experience in the Water industry and a proven track record.

  • You will have significant experience of the design of structural and heavy civil engineering projects and the water industry

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196540BR

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.