MEP Associate Director - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

St Albans
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

The Associate Director will be responsible for the leading teams designing projects primarily in the Midlands and London . This will involve winning work, client care, recruitment, mentoring and leading teams to prepare scheme and detailed engineering designs. The successful candidate will have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. This role will suit someone with who is enthusiastic, self-motivated, and looking to advance their career.

You will be working with teams in the London Campus (St Albans, Bedford, London, Croydon) and will be required visit these offices from time to time to ensure face-to-face contact time with the team but also have access to AECOM offices across the midlands

Duties of the role will include, but not be limited to;

  • Work winning – securing opportunities, preparing proposals, presentations,

  • Understanding local market and trends

  • Developing Client relationships

  • Though leadership, preparing design guidance

  • Leading a team

  • Mentoring and developing staff

  • Project Managing major projects

  • Assessing staff requirements at each work stage and be able to manage single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary projects

  • Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants to provide a fully coordinated design

  • Ensure the Design Team is kept fully informed of all technical and other information necessary for the duration of the project

  • Undertake the control of all production aspects of the projects in the team

  • Be familiar with the BIM design process and be capable of leading projects designed in Revit

  • Ensure compliance with all Statutory and Regulatory obligations, make submissions to the Statutory Authorities and obtain approvals as necessary

  • Produce all design information and ensure that all calculations are prepared and signed off in accordance with the requirements of the QA procedures, relevant Standards and Codes of Practice

  • Represent AECOM at Client, Design Team and Progress meetings throughout the design and construction phases of projects

  • Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns

  • Attend tender / client interviews

  • Attend site inspection meetings

  • Ensure the project work complies with the Project Management Plan and Programme

  • Understand and implement AECOM’s Safety Health and Environment Policy

Minimum Requirements

  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business

  • Willingness to travel to clients and sites y England and occasionally further afield

  • Be able to regularly base yourself in your home office in order to ensure face-to-face contact time with your team

  • A strong technical understanding of building services

  • The ability to work accurately, independently and efficiently, and to take ownership of projects

  • Effective communication skills and be a team worker

  • Significant track record of leading multi-disciplinary design teams on major projects

  • Significant track record of leading multi-disciplinary design teams on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience in project and client management within a defined fee budget and program, including managing team resources and interfacing with other disciplines

  • Mentoring and support skills for the engineers and technicians in the team

  • Experience in identifying and winning new work and building client relationships

  • Ability to speak fluently and communicate effectively in written reports and oral presentations

  • Track record on developing business and client relationships

Preferred Qualifications

BEng for a relevant engineering course (MEng preferred)

Chartered Engineer with CIBSE / IET / IMechE

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

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253580BR

Additional Locations UK - Bedford

Virtual: 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.