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9 months ago
Location: Basingstoke
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Mechanical Engineering Jobs
United Kingdom - Berkshire, Aldermaston

Alternate Locations UK - Basingstoke

Job Summary

Reporting to the project engineering manager the Lead Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for the day to day management of discipline engineers and/or engineering design subcontractors. This will involve planning of work activities, estimates and schedules, and reporting of progress.

Perform a variety of engineering assignments in planning and overseeing research, development, design, construction, test, installation, operation, and maintenance of diverse mechanical structures, systems and components. Generally as a lead of a design, analysis or review team on complex engineering assignments.


Performs a range of design development, analysis, or review tasks independently.


Responsible for complete designs, analyses, or design reviews.


Generate complete design specifications for complex projects.


Organize and supervise a group of employees or subcontracted engineers for a given project, contract or job with overall responsibility for cost, schedule, technical and employee performance.


May train other engineers on technical issues related to the research, design, development, testing and analysis of engineering assignments.


Coordinate and work closely with other engineering, logistics, financial, and program management disciplines to define system specifications and requirements.


Develop, maintain and produce technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications.


Direct interface and liaison with internal and external customers at all levels from quotation to final design and test activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications.


Conduct site visits, investigations and analyse engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations.


Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and procedures.


Prepare, deliver and submit technical papers and perform engineering studies.


Support development of technical proposal and provide comments on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline


Chartered Mechanical Engineer


Design team lead experience


Excellent written and verbal communication skills essential


Pro-active problem solver


Nuclear ventilation system experience


General building mechanical systems experience


Experience of safety case justification


Experience of building regulations and planning submissions


Experience of CDM regulations

Area of oversight responsibility;


Vent systems




Lifting beams


Mechanical interlocks


Building services

Preferred Qualifications

CEng IMechE

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 - Mechanical

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 226923BR

Clearance Required Yes

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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