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AECOM Associate Structural Engineer - Water in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Job Summary

We are looking for a senior level Structural Engineer with strong experience in the design and construction of Water related structures. The AECOM Water engineering team are looking to appoint a new Associate Structural Engineer into our centrally based Edinburgh Tanfield office.

The Team

Our Water team has delivered some of the most high-profile projects in Scotland and internationally, so projects and clients will be varied and interesting. Examples of our current projects and clients:

The team are primarily working on Water Industry structures, principally new Pumping Station supply schemes for Scottish Water, involving storage tanks, chambers, large pumping station substructures and superstructures.

Our ongoing project portfolio includes structural aspects for Dams and Reservoirs, involving spillways, access bridges and valve tower remediation throughout Scotland, together with river flood protection schemes, weir and fish pass structures.

Recent prestigious projects include significant structural engineering design as part of the award winning Deephams WWTW project in London.

The Role

As a senior level Structural Engineer you will demonstrate a high level of structural engineering design and assessment capability, backed up by sound technical knowledge and technical experience since becoming chartered.

As an AECOM Associate you will be directly involved in and responsible for development and delivery of projects, including design, inspection, reporting and checking of deliverables. The preparation of outline and detailed designs to relevant current design standards and delivering detailed calculations, drawings and particularly reinforced concrete work.

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to nurture and develop existing and new clients, together with the ability to oversee and manage the workload of team members and to work independently and alongside fellow team members.

Minimum Requirements

  • The role requires a sound Structural Engineering background, understanding and experience, particularly in the design and construction of water retaining and other concrete structures.

  • Design knowledge and experience in other common construction materials is also essential.

  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of the team to prepare outline and detailed designs and deliver detailed calculations, reports, drawings and particularly RC work.

  • The candidate shall demonstrate good understanding of the use and capabilities of 3D Finite Element structural analysis modelling software and the ability to design to current codes.

  • Relevant experience as a structural designer in a design team environment is required.

  • Previous experience of undertaking structural inspections and preparing detailed engineering reports, site survey and supervision of projects. Ability and understanding of current engineering design software is required and some competence in the use of AutoCAD would be beneficial.

  • As senior level structural Engineer, you will be required to travel to site, other AECOM and client offices to develop and advance projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil engineering.

  • Chartered status (MIStuctE and/or MICE)

  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate substantial relevant experience post chartership.

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241463BR

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.