AECOM Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician

United Kingdom - Derbyshire

Chesterfield

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

AECOM’s Infrastructure team comprises of civil engineering specialists within our Building Engineering Business Line. We deliver creative infrastructure solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors by providing input to projects ranging from the largest regeneration projects in the UK to smaller housing and commercial developments. We work for both private and public sector clients, most of whom return to us for our experience of the industry and knowledge of their requirements.

We work across all construction stages, from pre-feasibility through feasibility, design and construction and across a wide range of sectors including - Housing Developments, Retail & Commercial, Airports and Education. Our work includes:

  • Engagement in masterplan development

  • Contributions to Transport Assessments and EIA process

  • Preparation of surface water drainage strategies and flood risk assessments

  • Preparation of foul water drainage strategies and utility appraisals

  • Site levels design and cut/fill analysis to optimise use of materials on site

  • Feasibility and highway route studies

  • Highway design

  • Junction design

  • Traffic management planning

  • Pavement analysis and design

  • Drainage analysis and design

  • Utility layout and diversion design

  • Streetscape (street lighting, fencing, traffic signals and traffic sign) design

  • Coordination of designs with the project team in 3d as part of BIM

  • Liaising with authorities to secure approval for the designs

  • Contract Administration and Supervision

We are currently seeking exceptional candidates for a Civil Engineering Technician Apprentice role within our Chesterfield office. This is a wonderful opportunity to join our growing design team receiving ‘on the job training’ working on a wide range of civil engineering projects across the region and beyond whilst being allocated a senior engineer or senior technician who will provide mentoring during the development period.

Successful applicants will continually develop their skills in civil engineering with the aim of becoming a world class civil engineering engineer and will be supported at college (usually one day per week at a recognised provider) in order to hone technical skills (ensuring real opportunities for personal growth and career progression). We also run a variety of in-house training sessions.

Job responsibilities:

  • Production of CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings

  • Preparation of simple civil engineering calculations

  • Supporting the administration of projects, including maintaining records

  • Assisting with data review and analysis

  • Ensuring outputs are accurate and meet the required standards

  • Meeting agreed deadlines

  • Working as a member of a team

  • Contributing to providing solutions to problems

Training:

Our Structured Training Excellence Programme is designed to recruit school-leavers who show commitment, aptitude and enthusiasm, into science, engineering and technology careers with us. You will combine work-based on-the-job training and learning with further studies and must be willing to progress your career. After an initial probationary period you must be willing to undertake a day release course at a Further Education College to study a relevant qualification in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering which would be funded by AECOM

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers at A/AS level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE Levels at grade ‘C’ or above, including Mathematics, English and Science, and/or either; Completed first year of BTEC National Diploma or AS or A levels - preferably STEM subjects

  • Show an aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software.

  • Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career specifically within Civil Engineering.

  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.

  • Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic.

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail.

  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise parts of projects.

  • English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports.

Applicants must be willing to progress their career by undertaking a day release course at a Further Education college to study a relevant course in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Your study will be funded and you will earn an income as a permanent employee of AECOM. Subsequently the expectation is that you would go on to achieve relevant professional qualifications as part of your career development .

Preferred Qualifications

A levels in STEM subjects

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191176BR

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.