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Associate Director - Data Centres


Aecom
Location: Glasgow
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
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Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

Our Building Services team are seeking an Associate Director either mechanical or electrical biased, with experience in Data Centre/Mission Critical projects and has excellent client facing skills and team leadership skills to join the Building Engineering team, the location for this role is flexible across UK and Ireland.

The Role:

The Associate Director will be responsible for the leading teams designing data centre projects across Europe. This will involve winning work, client care, recruitment, mentoring and leading teams to prepare scheme and detailed engineering designs for critical and non-critical electrical systems for major data centres, both Hyperscale and CoLo. The successful candidate will have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. This role will suit someone with who is enthusiastic, self motivated, and looking to advance their career.

Duties of the role will include, but not be limited to;

*

Work winning – securing opportunities, preparing proposals, presentations,

*

Developing Client relationships

*

Though leadership, preparing design guidance

*

Leading a team.

*

Mentoring and developing staff.

*

Project Managing major projects

*

Assessing staff requirements at each work stage, agreeing these with the Project Manager and be able to manage single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary projects.

*

Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants to provide a fully coordinated design.

*

Ensure the Design Team is kept fully informed of all technical and other information necessary for the duration of the project.

*

Undertake the control of all production aspects of the projects in the office.

*

Ensure compliance with all Statutory and Regulatory obligations, make submissions to the Statutory Authorities and obtain approvals as necessary.

*

Produce all design information and ensure that all calculations are prepared and signed off in accordance with the requirements of the IMS, relevant Standards and Codes of Practice.

*

Represent AECOM at Client, Design Team and Progress meetings throughout the design and construction phases of projects.

*

Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns.

*

Attend tender / client interviews.

*

Attend site inspection meetings.

*

Ensure the project work complies with the Project Management Plan and Programme.

*

Understand and implement AECOM’s Safety Health and Environment Policy.

Minimum Requirements

*

A strong technical understanding of building services on Data Centre and Mission Critical Projects

*

The ability to work accurately, independently and efficiently, and to take ownership of projects.

*

Effective communication skills and be a team worker

*

Significant track record of leading design teams on data centre projects.

*

Client facing experience on data centre projects.

*

Experience in project and client management within a defined fee budget and program, including managing team resources and interfacing with other disciplines.

*

Mentoring and support skills for the less senior engineers and technicians in the electrical team.

*

Experience in identifying and winning new work and building client relationships.

*

Ability to speak fluently and communicate effectively in written reports and oral presentations

You must have Data Centre project experience to be eligible for this role.

Preferred Qualifications

*

Chartered Engineer with CIBSE

*

Member of the Uptime Institute

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

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241892BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street

Clearance Required No

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.
Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

Our Building Services team are seeking an Associate Director either mechanical or electrical biased, with experience in Data Centre/Mission Critical projects and has excellent client facing skills and team leadership skills to join the Building Engineering team, the location for this role is flexible across UK and Ireland.

The Role:

The Associate Director will be responsible for the leading teams designing data centre projects across Europe. This will involve winning work, client care, recruitment, mentoring and leading teams to prepare scheme and detailed engineering designs for critical and non-critical electrical systems for major data centres, both Hyperscale and CoLo. The successful candidate will have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. This role will suit someone with who is enthusiastic, self motivated, and looking to advance their career.

Duties of the role will include, but not be limited to;

*

Work winning – securing opportunities, preparing proposals, presentations,

*

Developing Client relationships

*

Though leadership, preparing design guidance

*

Leading a team.

*

Mentoring and developing staff.

*

Project Managing major projects

*

Assessing staff requirements at each work stage, agreeing these with the Project Manager and be able to manage single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary projects.

*

Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants to provide a fully coordinated design.

*

Ensure the Design Team is kept fully informed of all technical and other information necessary for the duration of the project.

*

Undertake the control of all production aspects of the projects in the office.

*

Ensure compliance with all Statutory and Regulatory obligations, make submissions to the Statutory Authorities and obtain approvals as necessary.

*

Produce all design information and ensure that all calculations are prepared and signed off in accordance with the requirements of the IMS, relevant Standards and Codes of Practice.

*

Represent AECOM at Client, Design Team and Progress meetings throughout the design and construction phases of projects.

*

Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns.

*

Attend tender / client interviews.

*

Attend site inspection meetings.

*

Ensure the project work complies with the Project Management Plan and Programme.

*

Understand and implement AECOM’s Safety Health and Environment Policy.

Minimum Requirements

*

A strong technical understanding of building services on Data Centre and Mission Critical Projects

*

The ability to work accurately, independently and efficiently, and to take ownership of projects.

*

Effective communication skills and be a team worker

*

Significant track record of leading design teams on data centre projects.

*

Client facing experience on data centre projects.

*

Experience in project and client management within a defined fee budget and program, including managing team resources and interfacing with other disciplines.

*

Mentoring and support skills for the less senior engineers and technicians in the electrical team.

*

Experience in identifying and winning new work and building client relationships.

*

Ability to speak fluently and communicate effectively in written reports and oral presentations

You must have Data Centre project experience to be eligible for this role.

Preferred Qualifications

*

Chartered Engineer with CIBSE

*

Member of the Uptime Institute

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

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241892BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street

Clearance Required No

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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