Principal Structural Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

London - Uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

AECOM has a new job vacancy for a Principal Structural Engineer to be based in London, Aldgate. Your role will include the management of your own projects and a small team. You will be responsible for the production of designs and calculations whilst acting as a key point of contact for internal expertise and client engagement both on existing projects and frameworks that are out to tender.

You will be a key part of our delivery team involved in medium sized towers, complicated basements, data centres, heritage buildings with retained facades and some of the UK’s largest private and public sector frameworks. You will work on these types of projects whilst supported by our experienced central London team.

About Us:

AECOM Building & Places is built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures in the world. We offer a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging building projects by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering.

Our industry leading and award-winning Civil and Structural division consists of over 500 people nationwide. Our Engineers work on projects within residential, commercial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure. We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and effective project management and Engineering solutions.

About our team:

We have an established track record in London of successfully delivering projects for both private and public clients. Our office comprises of a vibrant mix of multi-disciplinary Project teams including specialists in Engineering, Project Management and Cost Management which helps create an energised atmosphere.

We are a happy collection of experts who have the freedom to work hours that take into account our individual lifestyles, with our freedom to grow initiative we do offer a genuinely flexible schedule to our people. We are a close-knit team who work together to hit deadlines and reach project milestones. We normally work our allotted hours but will on occasion all pull together to get our work done beyond the normal 9 to 5.

Job Requirements:

You will be responsible for helping with the structural engineering design of complex Engineering projects and the mentoring and managing of our existing Structural Engineers and Post-Graduate Engineers towards professional qualification and obtaining their membership with ICE and IStructE.

Our Principal Engineers will need to be comfortable managing projects and have experience in attending both formal progress meetings with clients and informal design workshop situations with other members of the Design Team.

You will need to be a good communicator in both external and internal situations for our clients and colleagues, and you will have technical experience in conceptual design to create cost-efficient engineering solutions with various construction materials.

Ideally you will be proficient in the use of various design analysis software in the delivery projects and be able to collaborate with management and demonstrate ideas on how to improve our team internally. You will also be able to maintain an outstanding technical quality, be interested in new Engineering products and technologies and strive for successful outcomes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Chartered Membership with the IStructE (preferred) or ICE

  • University Engineering Degree of BEng, MSc or Meng or Equivalent

  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business

  • Ability to deliver design solutions, assessment calculations, lead teams and successfully manage projects.

  • A solid track record of having worked on a variety of structures projects, possibly as project leader on some, with experience of dealing directly with clients.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate

  • Experience designing in post-tensioned concrete is not essential, but advantageous.

  • Experience in the London Market (Complicated ground works, Private sector stakeholders, mixed use developments and heritage buildings)

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213792BR

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.