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4 months ago
Location: Exeter
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Water Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Devon, Exeter

Job Summary

Due to both the current workload and prospective opportunities, we are looking to appoint an experienced Senior Structural Technician or Structural Engineer to join our Water, Ports and Power structures and heavy civil engineering design team in Exeter. Working under the oversight of the Associate Director and Lead, Structures, we are seeking an individual who:

Enjoys working collaboratively with design colleagues to solve complex and interesting problems.

Is positive, proactive and a team player who enjoys working on both single and multi-disciplinary design projects.

Thrives on the technical challenges of heavy civil and structural engineering projects.

Has experience in the following type of schemes: large infrastructure, below ground structures, shafts and retaining walls.

Is thorough and prepares high quality outputs.

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably experienced individual to join a dynamic team which has exciting growth prospects. The individual will have the opportunity to develop their career and widen their responsibilities.

You will be joining a highly skilled and respected multi-disciplinary design team working on a varied and interesting project workload both locally and nationally.

AECOM is a place where you could apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. We value 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.

The AECOM Exeter office has a professional and friendly working environment. A recently refurbished office offers spacious workstations, ample meeting rooms, a dedicated client meeting area, a staff break out area with table tennis, two equipped kitchen areas and fresh coffee machines. There are also showers, a drying room and lockers available for those who cycle and run to work.

Minimum Requirements


Technically strong in the following aspects of structural engineering: structural inspections, basic structural design, structural detailing and RC detailing.


Ideally, the individual will have water treatment works and wastewater treatment works experience although this isn’t essential.


Have experience in structural design software such as TEKLA TEDDS and SCALE, or similar.


Have experience in, or a willingness to learn, REVIT Structures. This will include coordinating with other design disciplines as well as interoperability with other software packages.


Have a sound understanding of safety, construction and operational considerations within design.


Ability to liaise and effectively coordinate with other design disciplines throughout the design process.


Value and contribute to a strong Health and Safety culture.


Have a good understanding and experience of quality processes and procedures within the design environment.


Have an enthusiastic and collaborative approach to your work, combined with sound team working skills and a willingness to help others learn, develop and grow.


Ability to demonstrate the above through experience.

Preferred Qualifications

* You will hold an accredited ONC and HNC qualification in Civil Engineering as a minimum.

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 - Structural

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230555BR

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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