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5 months ago
Location: Swindon
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon

Job Summary

Our Transportation team currently has a vacancy for a Senior CAD/BIM Technician with experience of Civil and Structural working within our Rail Sector. AECOM are currently expanding their CAD & BIM team in our Swindon office following a number successful project wins.

The successful candidate will be experienced in using the industry standard CAD/BIM applications and will have a proven record of delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience working as part of project teams developing a range of Rail and Bridge engineering scheme solutions from initial concept through to detailed design for implementation. This will include the modeling of designs in a BIM environment utilizing Autodesk Revit and/or Bentley products. The role would suit a self motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. The Successful Candidate will have to opportunity to enhance and develop their Software skills using our Technology partners learning and training courses which are available to AECOM employees.

Office overview:

Our Swindon office has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout the South West, nationally and around the world.

Our office in the heart of Swindon, has good transport links and accommodates a multi-disciplinary transport design centre. Our modern office is set up for flexible working with the successful candidate provided with a lap-top and software that facilitates flexible working which we encourage. Whilst the main working location will be Swindon, the role will be to support in both Swindon and Bristol. There will therefore be some occasional travel required to these offices.


Our current workload has a great variety of rail projects including large multidisciplinary projects (HS2 Old Oak Common Depot enabling works) and new built (new stations in the West Midlands). We are also greatly involved in rail renewals as we are part of the S/C Alliance.

Project Accountabilities:


Supported by the Digital Lead for Rail take responsibility for initial project CAD/BIM set-ups including liaising with clients and architects regarding CAD protocols and standards.


Liaise with internal and external design teams, clients and contractors on CAD and BIM matters as appropriate.


Liaise and support our global design teams on project CAD and BIM matters as appropriate.


Maintain CAD/BIM Standards and processes.


Attend and drive BIM software in design coordination and Design Review Project Team.


Be conversant with BS1192 relevant standards and guidance associated with delivering in a BIM environment to Level 2.


Produce all 2D and 3D design information required for any type of structure, using industry standard modelling applications from Bentley or Autodesk.


Maintain CAD/BIM software on the project.


Responsible for checking of models, details and schedules and quality expectations.


Manage Project CAD/BIM Technicians on projects.


Works under limited supervision performing complex technical work.


Duties may include technical responsibility for a major phase or component of a project.


Takes lead role in work-flow coordination.

Minimum Requirements


You will have a minimum experience of using Autodesk and/or Bentley products.


Ability to produce all 2D and 3D design information required for any type of structure.


Working within a ProjectWise Common Data Environment experience is highly desirable but training can be provided on this.


AECOsim experience is highly desirable but training can be provided on this.


RC detailing experience is preferable.


Understanding and working use of BS1192:2007


Experience with Bentley ProjectWise would be a plus


Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed.


Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment

Preferred Qualifications

* Educated to HNC level or equivalent in a relevant subject.

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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 221395BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place

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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