AECOM Senior CAD Technician in Altrincham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Cheshire, Altrincham

Job Summary

AECOM is currently recruiting for a Senior CAD Technician to join our vibrant and experienced Bridges and Structures team in our Altrincham office. Our Altrincham office has an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for many years, both in the North West and also throughout the UK and overseas. The team provides concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of schemes, either as standalone bridge commissions or as part of major multidisciplinary projects. In addition, the team has significant long term involvement with bridge assessment and inspection, principally in the rail environment, often leading to the requirement for refurbishment or replacement. Current and recent commissions from the office include Manchester Metrolink Trafford Park Line Extension, SMART Motorways, Network Rail Ordsall Chord Link, A6MARR, Stockport Interchange River Mersey Crossing and Menai 3rd Crossing.

Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of new build infrastructure, and improvement projects.

As a Senior CAD Technician you will have the following daily responsibilities:

  • Initiating and continuing to completion any size project either independently or as the team leader responsible for others in large projects.

  • Responsible for initial major CAD/BIM set-ups including liaising with clients and architects regarding CAD protocols and standards if required by the team.

  • Produce all 2D and 3D design information required for any type of structure, using industry standard modelling applications from Bentley and Autodesk.

  • Be conversant with BS1192 relevant standards and guidance associated with delivering in a BIM environment to Level 2.

  • Prepare RC and steelwork details as required.

  • Maintain CAD/BIM software.

  • Responsible for checking of models, details and schedules.

  • Manage CAD/BIM Technicians.

  • Monitor a project programme and have an appreciation of project costs.

  • Developing and delivering BIM models and 2D extractions.

The salary for this role is negotiable and we offer an extensive benefits package, which includes private healthcare, a contributory pension scheme, gym membership and season ticket loans. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff.

AECOM is a fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm, with a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. The recent incorporation of URS furthers AECOM’s standing as a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.

With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and project managers— the company serves clients in more than 150 countries around the world. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM has annual revenue of approximately US$20 billion. We are a growing and innovative organization and an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant and substantial relevant experience gained within a Bridges or Structural team.

  • The ability to carry out a wide range of tasks in support of the technical staff.

  • Ability to produce all 2D and 3D design information required for any type of structure.

  • Experienced with Bentley and Autodesk.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent in a relevant subject.

  • EngTech or working towards this qualification.

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

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 - Structural

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186518BR

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.