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AECOM Senior Energy Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World .

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM’s Sustainable Development Group are leaders in the field of Decentralised Energy, including District Heating, District Cooling, Renewables and energy storage.

The team specialises in low carbon sustainable energy network design, from initial opportunity identification, feasibility, business case development and design to commercialization, procurement support, construction support and post construction monitoring. We have a significant number of projects across UK&I and globally within the Middle East and Europe. We also heavily support UK government in the delivery of a variety of schemes, including being technical advisors on both the HNIP and GHNF grant schemes alongside heat network Zoning.

We specialise in the delivery of district heating and are looking to grow our team. Currently we have a requirement for a Senior Engineer with a particular focus on technical leadership and delivery. We are looking for someone with an excellent grasp of the UK energy market, and how buildings, estates, towns and cities can be decarbonized and how DH network can be designed and deployed at scale.

The role offers a great opportunity for career progression for a candidate showing passion, technical ability and leadership skills.

Job Duties

  • Lead the technical delivery of heat network projects alongside decarbonisation, energy efficiency and renewable technology

Examples of the Skills Sought

  • A good understanding of the UK energy market

  • Knowledge of the Heat Networks

  • Knowledge of renewables (PV etc)and low carbon heating technologies

  • Knowledge of energy storage, EV and Micro grids

  • Knowledge of building services, their design and operational requirements including controls and utilities and commissioning


Minimum Requirements

  • Experience of delivering DH Design / Energy Option Studies / Energy Audits / Decarbonisation strategies

  • Track record of project delivery from concept stage through to operation ideal

Preferred Qualifications

  • MEng / BEng in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred

  • CEng status would be beneficial

Additional Information

AECOM Manchester has created a vibrant office community that goes beyond the confines of daily work tasks and meetings. The office itself is modern, in a great location and provides everything you could want from your office environment including a wellbeing room, prayer room and great breakout spaces to collaborate.

The Manchester office have cultivated an environment where wellness, learning, and social engagement are integral to its culture. Our Green, STEM and Sports and Social team are regularly updating their colleagues in Town halls and Viva Engage pages with the great work they have been doing in the community and upcoming events. Our vibrant social calendar includes events like terrarium making, pasta making, cinema club, hikes, Italian classes run by our Italian colleagues and more! These varied events create opportunities for employees to connect on a personal level, build lasting friendships, and enjoy a sense of belonging. By integrating these diverse activities into our workplace, we ensure that our employees feel valued, engaged, and part of a dynamic and supportive community.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF29629O

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid