Highway Site Technician - Military veterans preferred

2019-11-30
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Nottingham
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham

Job Summary

We are currently looking for people who have an interest in civil engineering but don't have any formal engineering qualifications. This is a great opportunity to join a large international civil engineering consultancy at a ground/entry-level.

Due to the nature of this position, you will have a flexible approach to working hours (day or night) and sometimes at weekends and, be prepared to take on responsibility and have a willingness to learn.

The roles are available within the Highways Operations team who are primarily involved with assessing the condition of highways, ports, and airfields.

Job duties:

Requires the use of a number of in-situ surveying techniques, such as:

  • Visual Condition Surveys

  • Rotary Diamond Coring

  • Falling Weight Deflectometer testing

  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer

  • Trial Pitting, and Window Sampling

Minimum Requirements

  • You will have a range of GCSE’s A-C or equivalent, and be computer literate

  • Good communication skills are essential

  • Good attention to detail

  • You will need a full driving licence including classification B (We will provide a company transit van or car for business use only)

  • Ideally, you will have your own transport, as you will be working some unsocial hours

Previous experience in this field would be beneficial, but full training will be provided to suitable candidates. The position involves extensive travel throughout the UK and can, depending upon the project location, require individuals to work away from Nottingham for short durations, typically up to a week at a time.

Preferred Qualifications

CSCS Card - Training can be provided to obtain this

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 - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229762BR

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.