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AECOM Lead Design Engineer - Water in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

Job Summary

Lead Design Engineer

Job Summary

Are you an experienced design engineer capable of delivering detailed outlines and designs of potable water infrastructure? We have an exciting role in our Caledonia Water Alliance project team based in Stepps as part of our joint venture with Scottish Water.

As Lead Design Engineer, you will provide valuable support to Project Managers throughout the project design and delivery cycle, identifying the need for design resources and specialist input (ecological, geotechnical, hydraulic modelling, MEICA etc.) The responsibility of mentoring technical design staff and managing stakeholder expectations call for knowledge of crucial design processes and communication skills.

The Role

Role responsibilities include timeous delivery, quality, cost, HSE and ensuring compliance with Scottish Water’s established specifications and procedure. Delivering outlines and detailed designs of portable water infrastructure, raw water pipeline and distribution projects will also be a key focus.

Required/Essential Skills & Experience

  • Experience in the full cycle of project design delivery from inception to detailed design.

  • Sufficient experience to lead major water and drainage infrastructure engineering projects.

  • Ability to liaise and engage with clients and key stakeholders;

  • Provide mentoring, guidance and technical advice to support and supervise junior staff;

  • Flexible to travel to other AECOM and client offices.

Minimum Requirements

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Significant experience in managing the technical delivery of large scale water engineering projects

  • Project management experience

  • Industry recognised Health and Safety qualifications

  • Experience of having undertaken a mentoring role in developing staff capabilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering degree qualified.

  • Chartered Engineer Status (or approaching chartered status).

Your Benefits

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 - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244335BR

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.