Chartered Structural Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

AECOM has a new job vacancy for a Chartered Structural Engineer who will work on a mixed portfolio of projects within the new and fast-growing Birmingham Structures team. We have been charged with expanding on our already strong Midlands and Northern portfolio of works, so now is a great time to join an evolving team at the ground floor to push our boundaries and gain valuable commercial and operational experience.

No day will be the same as you will be providing management, design and analysis solutions to building structures challenges. You will be an experience Senior/Principal Engineer and you will be expected to have a keen interest in building structures and a strong desire to develop commercially, managing your projects across multiple disciplines having already developed a strong technical capability in a consultancy environment.

Projects will generally be within the Midlands and the North. Some projects may be international, requiring occasional travel to meetings and construction sites. The role will also involve working in multi-disciplinary engineering teams drawing on resources in other UK & Ireland Offices and the AECOM wider Building & Places (B&P) business, which is 2000+ strong.

About Us:

AECOM B&P 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 the Team:

We are proud of working on commercial and residential towers, airports and key private and public sector frameworks but our order book is growing so we require a skilled engineer able to balance operational outputs with work winning and line management.

This is a new team and will require your leadership, our culture will be in part lead by you but will be in line with our values and our professional working practices. We offer the unique environment of an agile small business environment with the backing and support of a much larger multi-disciplinary consultancy.

Job Duties:

  • Take responsibility for the management of projects, developing initial structural design solutions for consideration by the wider project team.

  • Leading by example, work winning, value engineering and technology along with operation control skills are essential.

  • Oversee and verify suitability of any structural analysis and design using both computer & hand techniques.

  • Contribute to the independent technical review of analyses prepared by others.

  • Manage project delivery, to provide clients with results on time and budget.

  • Supervise and mentor junior engineers undertaking the design of structures using current British Standards and Eurocodes.

  • Coordinating with other professional like architects, MEP engineers, contractors, etc.

  • Provide high level value engineering led technical expertise when applying structural engineering principles, techniques and methods to the planning and design of building design projects.

  • Appreciation of integrated project delivery approach and technologies.

Minimum Requirements

  • You will be degree educated or equivalent and it is essential that you are Chartered

  • Experience working in the delivery of Structural Engineering design projects.

  • It is essential that you understand project finance, project delivery and contracts.

  • Experience in the design of the heavy and medium industrial steel structures will be added plus.

  • You must have knowledge of governing structural design standards Eurocodes, BS, Building Regulations etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience of design in commercial, retail, hospitality, residential, manufacturing and high-rise projects using latest design and construction technologies.

  • Design of large office blocks and Airport Projects will be an added value.

  • Design experience in international projects would be an excellent plus.

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

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

  • Fully driving license.

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. 233957BR

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.