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OLE Design Engineer


Swindon, United Kingdom

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

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Job Summary
As a highly valued member of the OLE delivery team, you will work closely with the projects team in a lively and enthusiastic environment carrying out design on a wide variety of design commissions ranging from pre-feasibility through to detail design.

A sound knowledge of UK basic design ranges, basic through to construction design along with excellent report writing and drawing presentation skills would be preferred. The ideal candidate would either be, or working towards becoming a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with the IMechE or IET. To support the technical aspects of your work, AECOM focusses heavily on technical support through our on line academy, in house training programmes, dedicated software support websites and individual seminars.

Our current portfolio of work includes diverse commissions such as Euston Station and approaches remodelling, HS2, Carstairs Junction remodelling and S&C Renewals for the whole of the Southern half of the UK. Our growth plans are ambitious, including the development of Global Design Centres to support these major commissions as well as prospective work in Singapore, California and Canada.

Innovation, empowerment, and personal growth lie at the heart of the OLE team, which we would expect the successful candidate to take full advantage of and contribute to.
Minimum Requirements Experience:
Design experience in OLE including specification, site working and/or construction and maintenance.
Clear understanding of OLE design issues, experienced in allocation design, understanding of the requirements of basic and system design
It is unlikely that that those with fewer than 5 years’ experience in this area will have sufficient knowledge and skills to work at this level.
Technical – good understanding of the engineering issues associated with the discipline
Communication – ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences using appropriate resources, especially written and oral
Self-motivation – able to display enthusiasm and remain positive
Ability to operate effectively under pressure
Team work – ability to work effectively on own initiative or as part of a team
Computer literate – good working knowledge of Microsoft Office & CAD
Self-presentation – demonstrate an appropriate professional image
Assertiveness – ability to address issues confidently
Planning and organising – ability to plan and organise activities effectively
Decision making – ability to demonstrate effective and timely decision making
Time management – ability to deliver results within specified guidelines

Preferred Qualifications Education/Qualifications:

• Chartered / Incorporated Engineer (preferred)
• MEng, BEng or BSc in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent (preferred)
• HND Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (minimum) or equivalent
• Member of IET or IMechE desirable

What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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