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about 1 year ago
Location: Glasgow
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Water Engineering
Category: Water Engineer Jobs
Business Line Water

Position Title Lead Design Engineer

United Kingdom - Glasgow


Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Design Lead – Water Engineering to join our well-established and experienced team in Glasgow. This role is part of our Caledonia Water Alliance and will be seconded to our client site near to Glasgow.

The Water team brings together the skills of project managers, hydrologists, flood engineers, water scientists, numerical modellers, and environmental and planning specialists to provide integrated, sustainable and cost-effective solutions. Activities include; flood defences, dams, water supply and water treatment plants, pumping stations, pipe networks, sewerage, wastewater treatment, and outfalls. Our clients include local and national government, including the Environment Agency, as well as developers, architects, planners and contractors.

As the Design Lead you will be responsible for undertaking and obtaining approval for outline and detailed designs of water mains rehabilitation and renewal projects including all necessary investigations and consultations in accordance with Scottish Water’s established specifications and procedures. Further responsibilities will include:

Prepare design information for both outline design (Cx2) and detailed design (Cx3) stages.

Liaison with modelling engineers and construction delivery teams.

Guide and assist junior staff in preparing design information for both outline design (Cx2) and detailed design (Cx3) stages.

Review and approve junior staff design information

Liaise with key stakeholders: AIM, CSD, Leakage, Delivery, Shared Services, Fire Authorities, Roads Authorities etc.

Ensure that design information conforms to Scottish Water Standards & Specifications.

Promote H&S requirements as the minimum level expected.

Prepare H&S documentation and review & approve documentation prepared by junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

Understanding of CDM and how it is applied to rehabilitation design and construction. Knowledge and understanding of design requirements of rehabilitation and replacement techniques, rehabilitation design at both outline and detailed levels, rehabilitation investigation requirements and the application of results in determining design interventions. Knowledge of build-ability and traffic management constraints of rehabilitation techniques. Understanding of Scottish Water DOMS procedures and stakeholder requirement. In possession of a National Water Hygiene card, Scottish Water DOMS modules 1 – 12 and a CSCS card.

Preferred Qualifications


Experience of network investigations, detailed design and project & people management.


Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 162762BR

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