Aeronautical Ground Lighting Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2019-10-11
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Manchester
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a junior or established Aeronautical Ground lighting (AGL) Inspector and design engineer to be based in Manchester or the North West.

You will responsible for inspecting airports runways and designing electrical services for maintenance and improvement purposes.

This is an ideal role for someone with practical electrician experience or some working knowledge within a contractor or Airport connected to the fitting or maintenance of lighting for runways and airports in general.

We are open to junior applicants with practical experience or established professionals as this is a long-term hiring plan with you joining an established group of professionals who are leaders in this field. It is a niche market which means we will consider varied backgrounds as long as you have working experience with electronics, lighting and Airports in some fashion.

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 MEP 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

Our AGL team consists of a small group of experts with varied backgrounds, all with their own specialist knowledge that strengthens the team as a whole. You will spend most of your time in our Manchester office which is modern, serviced and filled with Engineers and Consultants from different and connected parts of AECOM.

We are social and support each other as we develop our careers and create long lasting friendships. You will be part of a team that visit some of the world’s largest Airports within the UK, Australia, the Middle East and Europe. On top of all the above you will support bids and tenders that few consultancies have the expertise to compete on.

Job Responsibilities

Your main duties will be the design of Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) and associated electrical services schemes to current codes and design practices. You will also travel widely and internationally to carry out inspections of airfield lighting installations.

In order to carry out the design of AGL systems you will need to be able to use drafting and calculation software such as AutoCAD, 3D Civils, Hevacomp or Revit.

Ideally you will have a UK Passport or be an established UK resident as some projects require security clearance that require the above documentation.

To demonstrate your interest and understanding of the role you will need to be able to show an understanding willingness to learn the systems and process required by the following Aviation authorities.

  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

  • European Aviation Safety Agency EASA

  • Military Aviation Authority (MAA)

Before applying do consider the following question. Are you able to demonstrate an understanding of AGL circuitry and control systems?

Minimum Requirements

  • AGL experience

  • You will have worked within Airports and or Contractors, Consultants or as Electrician or Engineer

  • A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning

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

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.

AECOM is currently seeking an Aeronautical Ground Lighting Technician/ Engineer (AGL) to join our established aviation team based in Manchester. We are looking to secure engineers with experience in civil and military airfields.

Preferred Qualifications

  • We are ideally seeking candidates with a minimum of 6 years AGL experience who have either gained a recognised industry qualification or be working towards such a qualification i.e. I Eng or C Eng.

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 - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Global Aviation

Business Group Global Aviation

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225761BR

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.