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AECOM CAD/BIM - Civil Technician in Birmingham, 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.

At AECOM we are looking for a CAD Technician to work with our Midlands and South-West engineering teams based in Birmingham and Bristol. We are looking for enthusiastic, capable candidates with experience in 2D and 3D design using AutoCAD and Civils 3D.

The team has an established track record of successfully delivering high profile development and infrastructure schemes and has a truly multi-disciplinary capability. The multi-disciplinary nature of the Development Infrastructure team means that we lead on a variety of projects from inception (due diligence, master planning support and scheme viability - including drainage, flooding, utilities and highways), through to detailed design, value engineering, design delivery, project management, execution and handover.

Job Duties:

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

  • Production of Civil drawings for civil infrastructure schemes.

  • Production of 2D and 3D design models using industry standard modelling applications using Autodesk (Civil 3D, Infraworks etc).

  • Taking instructions from Engineers and producing drawings with limited supervision or direction.

  • Keeping project folders updated and organised to AECOM BIM Standards.

  • You will assist in the preparation of planning, tender and construction documents for a range of Site Development projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience working as a CAD Technician within a Civils team.

  • Ability to produce all 2D and 3D design information required in Civil 3D including underground utilities and drainage.

  • Experienced and proficient with AutoCAD suites.

  • Experience and knowledge of Revit is preferable but not necessary.

  • A strong understanding of highway design principles together with experience in applying relevant technical guidance to produce design drawings to a high standard;

  • Development of alignment designs for new highways and junction improvements in Civil3D / AutoCAD environment, together with use of Vehicle Tracking software;

  • The ideal candidate will also have a good understanding of development drainage design and experience of using Microdrainage.

  • Preparation of Planning Application Packages and Technical Approval submissions.

  • Knowledge of ISO 19650-2 BIM Standards and experience in working on BIM projects in accordance with PAS 1192-2:2016, BS 1192:2007 and BS 1192-4:2014 standards.

  • Demonstrating an understanding of Health and Safety, including Safety in Design requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Higher National Certificate (HNC) / Higher National Diploma (HND) in Civil Engineering or an equivalent qualification.

  • EngTech qualified.

  • Ideally, you’ll be working towards IEng or equivalent.

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 Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258591BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place

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.

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