Associate Director Ground Engineering - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-04
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


St Albans
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

AECOM are looking to hire An Associate Director within our Ground Engineering team. This is a key role for our tam and will deliver consultancy and advisory services to both internal and external clients to a high level of technical quality and to programme and budget.

Job Duties

As part of your role you will get involved in:

  • Preparation of expressions of interest and priced technical proposals including attendance at internal tender meetings and external interviews with clients.

  • Scoping, tendering and administering ground investigations and acting as the Engineer;

  • Planning, resourcing, managing and delivering a wide range of geotechnical designs including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks and ground improvement;

  • Production of geotechnical reporting, specification and contract documentation;

  • Reporting to the design team leader, you will interface directly with other ground engineering team members, from graduate to Directors and with other internal design teams from various disciplines and contractors;

  • You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and teaching to others, particularly junior staff, if and when required;

  • Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary design team, to ensure work packages are delivered on time and within budget;

  • Establishing strong working relationships and ensuring regular liaison with other internal teams;

  • Be aware of and understand the AECOM Project Management procedures, their importance and their application to projects, including monthly progress and budget reviews of projects;

  • Assist in marketing AECOM GE’s capability by forging good internal and external relationships and contributing to marketing materials.

  • Carry out regular technical reviews in accordance with the company Quality Management System and act as a Lead Verifier

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the industry and have previous experience in the technical support of projects and be conversant with the standards that apply.

We are looking for an ambitious team player with strong development skills who wishes to assist in the development of innovative, cost effective and buildable solutions in an environment that is collaborative, stimulating and demanding. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. As a design hub for numerical analysis with extensive use of PLAXIS 2D and 3D, knowledge of numerical analysis software would be beneficial.

Preferred Qualifications

A degree in Civil Engineering.

You will have an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or similar.

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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 - Geotechnical

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254549BR

Additional Locations UK - London - Aldgate Tower

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.