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AECOM AutoCAD Senior Technician (Bridge Assessments) in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Tyne and Wear, Newcastle

Job Summary

Our Newcastle Bridges and Structures team currently has a vacancy for a Senior Technician with experience of working on bridges and structures projects. AECOM are currently expanding their Bridges team in Newcastle following a major project win and require additional technician resources with proven skill in the use of AutoCAD.

You will initially be based within the CAFA team helping with the Inspection and Assessment of Network Rail structural assets in England and Scotland, but will also help with other major structural projects if required.

You will be an experienced AutoCAD user and an experienced detailer in all the modern and historic materials gained on a variety of bridge and infrastructure projects. You will have a proven level of experience of delivering to the client’s satisfaction. You will be expected to make yourself regularly available for structural inspections sometimes which would include working occasional nightshifts on railway infrastructure.

You will have strong development skills with the ability to manage and supervise the work of less experienced staff, as required. You will also have the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and to teach others. You would be part of the Newcastle Bridges team numbering over 90 staff. The team works closely with other disciplines from the Rail, Roads, Geotechnical, Environment, Transport Planning and Building Divisions.

Projects we are currently working on include:

  • CAFA Network Rail Structures Assessment Programme

  • CP6 Enhancements and Renewals

  • Keighley Station Refurbishment

  • A1 Doncaster to Darrington Upgrade

  • Union Chain Bridge refurbishment.

  • Sunderland Station Redevelopment.

  • Dargan Rail Bridge Inspection and Assessment

  • A38 and M54 Highway upgrade schemes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Production of CAD (Computer-Aided Design) drawings using AutoCAD and Revit.

  • Assisting with site inspections on CAFA and other schemes to collect dimensional and condition information.

  • Preparation of bridge general arrangement and defect drawings for metallic, concrete and masonry structures.

  • Working with point cloud surveys and conversion to 3D CAD models and 2D drawings.

  • Ensuring outputs are accurate and meet the required standards

  • Contributing to the provision of solutions to civil engineering problems

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital.

Minimum Requirements

  • HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualifications

  • ICE Eng Tech qualified or working towards qualification

  • Strong maths and communication skills.

  • Strong experience in the production of structures or details drawings in AutoCAD and Revit.

  • Extensive experience in the supervision and instruction of less experienced technician staff.

  • Experience of resource planning.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Use of EDM / Total Station / Level

  • Use of drone survey point clouds

  • Experience in projects for Network Rail or working in Rail Environment

  • Good hand sketching (engineering / architectural)

  • Knowledge of historic railway infrastructure and materials would be an advantage

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 - Transportation - Bridges

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249186BR

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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