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AECOM Digital Project Lead in Bedford, United Kingdom

Job Summary

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.

Our UK&I highways teams have vacancies for experienced Digital Project Leads.

The team is highly successful and our workload is growing providing opportunities to be involved in a number of major highways schemes. We are currently delivering major highways and infrastructure projects for high profile clients across the UK. To help us to achieve our ambition we are expanding our digital delivery team and are seeking individuals who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to deliver successful projects.

Our Projects include:

  • A27 Arundel Bypass

  • A303 Stonehenge

  • M54-M6 Link Road

  • Concrete Roads Design Framework

  • Concrete Roads Design and Build Framework

  • A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet

  • A46 Walsgrave Improvement

The successful candidate will have experience of industry standard digital applications, working as part of collaborative project team and a proven record of delivering to quality, time and budget.

Job Responsibilities:

You will take a leading role in managing our digital processes at a project level as well as supporting our Digital Transformation Strategy through workflow development. Your principal duty will be to manage all digital-related activities from project start-up to completion specifically:

  • Carry out the duties of Project Digital Lead to PAS 1192 requirements

  • Lead development of the project Information Execution Plan (IEP), MIDPs and TIDPs.

  • Manage the Project Information Model (PIM) in an efficient manner to comply with the IEP and any project protocols

  • Support and develop the project team to be self-sufficient in delivering the IEP, providing necessary training and coaching

  • Coordinate the design models, carry out model federation and extract information for use by the project team

  • Lead project-level, Interdisciplinary Design Reviews, conduct clash detection and report findings

  • Review and audit the design models, carry out QA/QC checks to assure the quality of the models and data sets

  • Manage the Common Data Environment (CDE) in accordance with project protocols

  • Troubleshoot problems and help resolve digital design issues

  • Assist with developing content libraries and improved workflows

  • Provides guidance to employees within the latitude of established policies.

  • Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization.

  • Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including understanding of current business trends.

  • Acts as advisor to subordinates to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems.

  • May have budget responsibilities.

  • Manages the coordination of activities of a group or department with responsibility for results.

Minimum Requirements

This role requires experience of civil engineering design, working in Common Data Environments and 3D model coordination software including:

  • Use of ISO19650

  • In-depth knowledge of Common Data Environments, particularly Bentley ProjectWise & Business Collaborator, BIM360

  • Knowledge of Data and Model Authoring Software, eg AutoDesk, Bentley and ESRI

  • Experience with Model Federation Processes and assurance Software (Navisworks, Revizto, Solibri etc)

  • Previous Project BIM Coordination / Project Information Management experience including the design review process, model management and clash detention in a multi-disciplinary environment, preferably in highways or other transportation projects

You will have the following attributes:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player with leadership capabilities

  • Able to take on additional responsibilities, maximise efficiency, manage priorities

  • Able to work under pressure, without supervision, efficiently schedule and manage time

  • Be proactive in identifying and implementing improvement in BIM practices

Preferred Qualifications

The following would be advantageous:

  • Basic knowledge of coding languages such as VBA, C, C#, C++, Python

  • Experience of “moding” PC Games

  • Experience with MS Teams and SharePoint (Document Libraries and Lists)

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with MS Office, ability to set up Templates with Developer mode, use of Fields and advance formula

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

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.

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

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257508BR

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.