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AECOM Electrical Design Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company Description

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.

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.

Job Description

As AECOM’s next Electrical Engineer, joining our established multi-discipline team in Glasgow you will support both major and minor design and construction projects including performing electrical engineering analysis and design, establishing project design requirements, design criteria, and estimating assumptions, supporting construction and commissioning efforts, interfacing with clients, customers, consultants, and construction firms.

The successful candidate will either hold, or shall be working towards Chartership, and have proven electrical building services design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. This role will suit someone with an electrical engineering / building services degree, who is enthusiastic, self-motivated, and looking to advance their career.

About us:

AECOM Building & Places is built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures ever conceived. Buildings & Places Infrastructure offers a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging projects by leveraging our scale, unique service offering and world-class talent. We work flexibly and co-operatively to achieve more.

Our Building & Places division provides a multidisciplinary offering consisting of a variety of consultancy services ranging from Civil, Structural, MEP and Environmental Engineering, Cost & project Management and Quantity Surveying.

Our industry leading and award-winning team consists of over 4000 people nationwide.

Our engineers work predominantly on defence-related projects, but also on projects within residential, commercial, aviation, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure. We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and infrastructure projects.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects.

The vast majority of our work is performed for UK based MoD Defence Sector clients. We are incumbents on several MoD Design Framework agreements, which see us providing both designs and professional consultancy services at numerous MoD sites throughout the UK, and abroad.

Job responsibilities:

Operations:

  • Contribute to successful project completion by providing technical services in accordance with project time and quality.

  • Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns.

  • Identify and effectively meet the requirements and expectations of clients.

Drafting, modelling, reports and calculations:

  • Maintain, enhance and apply both design and technical knowledge ensuring production of high-quality drawings.

  • Electrical design of lighting, LV supply and small power distribution, earthing and lightning protection, fire and voice alarm systems, telecommunication services, low current and extra low voltage services, automatic controls, BMS as well as other related electrical utility systems as assigned.

  • Preparation of electrical design calculations, drawings, specifications, and tender documents.

  • Participate in the design progress and coordination meetings.

  • Prepare specifications, schedules, drawings and any other contract documents developed through the RIBA work stages.

  • Prepare outline scheme report / technical content of the design information.

  • Act as an expert and key point of contact internally and externally.

  • Coordination with other discipline engineers as applicable for the continuity of the design process.

  • Attend progress, design team and coordinate meetings

  • Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants for the design to proceed.

  • Attend tender / client interviews.

  • Attend site inspection meetings.

  • Liaise with clients, professional organizations, contractors, suppliers, sub-contractors and other designers.

  • Quality assurance:

  • Ensuring adherence to Corporate Standards.

  • Ensuring that all activities are performed in a safe manner and comply with AECOM’s OH&S requirements.

  • Ensuring the relevant QA procedures are followed.

  • Maintain, develop and retain the highest appropriate standard of technical skill.

  • Ensure the project work complies with the Project Management Plan and Program.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements :

  • To obtain requisite security clearance for working with our Defence Sector clients, the candidate must be a British National of at least 5-years unbroken standing.

  • An Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering is required.

  • Relevant experience in design and delivery of projects within the consulting industry (preferable).

  • Ideally you will have a track record in the design of electrical systems on a variety of building projects, i.e. retail, mixed-use developments, hospitality, healthcare, offices and industrial.

  • Experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients.

  • Full UK driving licence, to enable travel to sites as and when required, either as part of wider design team, or individually.

  • UK Passport and subsequent clearance to facilitate travel abroad to serve our clients as and when required

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Amtech Pro Design and/or Hevacomp – Electrical Design Software

  • Dialux and/or Dialux Evo – Lighting Design Software

  • Proficient in use of Revit (highly desirable)

  • Proficient in use of AutoCAD

  • NES and/or NBS – Specification Writing Software

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

Preferred Traits:

  • Commit to continual professional development and learning on relevant technological, business and human relationship matters

  • Experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients.

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, able to inspire, influence and negotiate.

  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.

  • Excellent report writing skills, experience of making presentations and attending meetings with clients is essential.

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10071202

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

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