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AECOM Principal Analyst Engineer - Nuclear in Warrington, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Cheshire, Warrington

Job Summary

Due to the continued growth and expansion of our Nuclear Power & Decommissioning Team in Warrington, we are looking to increase our technical workforce and are seeking to recruit a Principal Analyst Engineer for project work in Spring/Summer 2021.

A Principal Analyst Engineer is required to work on complex analytical projects and deliver tangible benefits to our clients. Our structural engineering solutions enable clients to undertake ambitious construction projects in the UK and worldwide.

This is an exciting time for the Nuclear Power & Decommissioning team in Warrington, with an interesting and expanding pipeline of both international and UK based projects.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for leading projects with a significant analytical component

  • Undertake, or lead others in undertaking, finite element without supervision within prescribed programme constraints

  • Engage with clients to define requirements, present proposals, discuss project progress, and undertake presentation of project results

  • Prepare analysis and design reports for client submission

  • Co-ordinate project delivery with internal and external clients

  • Undertake structural design of complex structures using current British Standards, Eurocodes and American Standards

  • Have a desire to learn new skills and ability to consider the wider engineering issues related to the analyses being undertaken

  • Mentor others in their professional development and learning

There are opportunities for continuing professional development and career progression.

Minimum Requirements

​Experienced in either:

  • The advanced use of numerical analysis methods using commercially available software packages (e.g. ANSYS (Mandatory requirement), LUSAS, ABAQUS, COMSOL, STAAD).

  • Detailed knowledge of construction materials science (e.g. specialist knowledge of concrete performance and design or the design of steel structures).

  • ​Able to interpret the results of numerical analysis into practical engineering solutions including the undertaking of assessments of failure modes (cliff edge effects)

  • Able to decide on the appropriate level of reliance and accuracy to attach to a variety of results obtained from FE analysis

  • Capable of expressing complex analysis methods and concepts in a manner which technical non-specialists can understand

  • Familiar with programming tools – e.g. one or more of VB, VBA, Fortran, C++ etc.

  • Keen to share experiences gained to date in their career with more junior members of the team and learn new analytical skills

  • Be able to determine appropriate methods to address structural engineering problems, and address these problems including those that do not require a finite element solution

  • Able to demonstrate an ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Applicants for this position must have the right to work in the UK without restriction and ideally have Nuclear project experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally, the successful candidate will be:

  • A competent and experienced user of ANSYS

  • Able to express complex analysis methods and concepts in a manner which a non-specialist can understand

  • Familiar with at least one non-linear, time and frequency domain method of analysis

  • Have Nuclear project experience

  • Have minimum baseline security clearance, but potentially SC clearance

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 - Power

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241373BR

Clearance Required Yes

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.