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3 months ago
Aecom
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Water Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol

Job Summary

AECOM are looking to appoint an experienced Mechanical Engineer within our water business to be based in the Bristol office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for technical design input on our portfolio of water utility projects which includes water and wastewater networks and treatment improvements. You will form part of our strong multi-disciplinary engineering team, delivering varied and interesting projects for local water industry clients. This will include the opportunity to undertake site based work as a Client representative, to monitor the progress and quality of construction projects.

The ideal candidate will have experience of similar project work in the UK water sector and be able to work proactively and collaboratively to solve engineering problems.

As the successful candidate, you will have a degree in mechanical engineering, or significant and demonstrable experience of effectively undertaking similar roles and will already hold or be working towards Chartership.

Job Responsibilities:

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Provide technical lead on the delivery of mechanical outputs on small to medium projects and sub-tasks.

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Act as Project Manager for small to medium MEICA projects or project inputs for both internal and external clients.

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Effectively delegate tasks to the team, regionally and nationally as project workload and deadlines demand.

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Liaise with design teams, contractors and clients in order to deliver technical designs for mechanical aspects of installations.

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Undertaking feasibility reviews and working up outline proposals for the works and design services.

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The technical delivery of detailed design services in accordance with current legislation and standards.

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Dealing with technical, quality, H&S and customer service parts of delivery.

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Undertake a technical mentoring role for more junior staff.

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Have a flexible approach and work effectively with the MEICA and wider Water team in the South West to ensure team objectives are met and to contribute to staff development.

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In addition there will be opportunities to work on projects in other parts of the country and possibly internationally.

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Assist in the efficient running of the Water Engineering Team, and in personal and technical development of team members.

Minimum Requirements

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Experience of working within, or leading, a team of mechanical design engineers on Water projects in the UK.

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Experience of developing, and reviewing, mechanical designs, layouts, WIMES specifications, control philosophies, P&ID's.

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Experience in mechanical engineering concepts, delivering H& S by design and implementing quality systems.

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Experience of delivering feasibility, outline and detailed design work within a team including CAD staff.

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Experience of presenting design proposals to Clients.

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Experience of medium to large water and wastewater treatment work projects. Phosphorus removal project experience would be beneficial.

Preferred Qualifications

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Degree in Mechanical Engineering or electrical based subject (or equivalent qualification) or have a proven track record in the delivery of design projects.

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Be a self motivated individual with the ability to work independently and take ownership of workload.

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Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be a team player.

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Be proactive about professional development and demonstrate a desire to continuously improve and develop as an electrical engineer.

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Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way

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Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams

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Knowledge and experience of WIMES, DSEAR, HAZOP

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Experience of surge analysis would be advantageous but not essential

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Experience in the development of system curves for pumped systems and undertaking hydraulic calculations for gravity flow systems

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Excellent report writing skills, experience of making presentations and attending meetings with clients essential

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 - Mechanical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 211204BR

Clearance Required 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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