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AECOM Bridge Technician - AutoCAD in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Job Summary

Our Edinburgh office requires a Bridge Technician with experience in working on infrastructure projects. At AECOM are currently expanding their Bridges team in Scotland following a major project win and require additional technician resources with proven skill in the use of AutoCAD.

You would be part of the Bridges Sector, covering Scotland and Ireland, numbering over 50 staff. The Sector works closely with other disciplines from the Rail, Geotechnical, Environment, Transport Planning and Building Divisions. You will be based within the CAFA team helping with the Inspection and Assessment of Network Rail structural assets from all areas of Scotland, but will also help with other major structural projects if required.

Projects we are currently working on include:

  • CAFA Network Rail Structures Assessment Programme

  • Thames Tideway – New Sewer under the River Thames

  • Perth MetroNet – 32 kilometers of rail to Perth’s (Australia) network

  • Shieldhall Overpass Refurbishment and Strengthening – Glasgow

  • Lomond Bridge Deck Replacement – West Dunbartonshire

  • Dargan Rail Bridge Assessment

  • Rail Viaducts in Saudi Arabia

  • York Street Interchange – A road scheme to improve the flow of traffic at the confluence of two motorways and the Westlink in Belfast

Job Responsibilities:

  • Production of CAD (Computer-Aided Design) drawings

  • Supporting the administration of projects, including maintaining records

  • Assisting with data review and analysis

  • Ensuring outputs are accurate and meet the required standards

  • Contributing to providing solutions to problems

  • Assisting with site visits to collect information or observe existing situations

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets

for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated

firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients

solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to

resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative,

differentiated and vital.

Minimum Requirements

You will be an experienced AutoCAD user and experienced in detailing modern and historic materials on a variety of bridge and infrastructure projects. You will have a proven level of experience of delivering projects in accordance with the requirements of the Eurocodes and legacy bridge codes, to the client’s satisfaction. Knowledge of historic railway infrastructure and materials would be an advantage, including typical material defects found on existing ageing and modern bridges would be an advantage.

You will have strong development skills with the ability to manage and supervise the work of less experienced staff, as required. You will also have the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and to teach others.

Your skills profile should include:

  • HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualifications

  • Strong experience in the production of Bridge Structure drawings using AutoCAD.

  • Experience in the supervision and instruction of less experienced technician staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • Able to Produce CAD (Computer-Aided Design) drawings

  • Proven experience in supporting the administration of projects, including maintaining records

  • Able to assist in data review and analysis

  • Knowledge of defects found on existing ageing and modern bridge infrastructures

  • Experience using Revit would be beneficial

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 - Transportation - Bridges

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243370BR

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.