AECOM MEP CAD Technician in Exeter, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Devon, Exeter

Job Summary

The MEICA team in our Water business currently have a vacancy for a MEP CAD Technician with experience of working on large non-infrastructure projects within the water industry. The position can be based in either Exeter or St. Albans however there will be a requirement to work with MEICA teams around the UK and Ireland.

The successful candidate will be an experienced CAD technician specifically with Autodesk Revit MEP and will have extensive experience on a variety of non-infrastructure projects. You will have a proven level of experience of delivering projects to client’s satisfaction at the appropriate standard, ensuring accuracy of models and drawings, ensuring that the relevant codes and standards are complied with. You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and to teach others.

We are a multi-discipline team comprising civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and process engineering delivering services to our clients such as feasibility studies, scheme designs and detailed designs. The team is involved in projects in the UK, Europe and the Middle East with a variety of clients. Our clients are from the private and public sector and include Wessex Water, Thames Water, HS2, Network Rail, Environment Agency and several leading Tier 1 contractors.


  • Managing CAD deliverables for multiple projects to completion within budget

  • Effectively manage own time across multiple projects and undertake CAD duties unsupervised

  • Attend and contribute to design team meetings

  • Advise and mentor junior CAD colleagues

  • To work specifically on agreed projects using agreed software and following digital execution plans

  • Comply with quality policies for project delivery

  • Liaise with sector and regional CAD/BIM leads on best practice, process and technology developments

  • Support Digital Engineering Lead in maintaining MEICA CAD standards and processes for modelling, content creation and advanced digital developments

Minimum Requirements

  • Post qualification experience in the AEC industry, specifically water/ wastewater treatment works and pumping stations

  • Experienced user of both Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit MEP essential

  • Working knowledge of CIC BIM Protocol, BS 1192 and related standards

  • Experience with other BIM software such as Autodesk Navisworks, BIM360 Glue, Infraworks, AutoCAD Plant 3D/P&ID an advantage

  • ProjectWise, A360/BIM360, 4Projects, Aconex or similar knowledge an advantage

  • A good team player confident to liaise with other staff locally and across the global business

Preferred Qualifications

  • HNC (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering; or HNC CAD with main experience in MEICA works

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.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193620BR

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.