AECOM Technical Director in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Business Line Water

Position Title Technical Director

United Kingdom - Midlothian

Edinburgh

Job Summary

AECOM are currently recruiting for an experienced Technical / Associate Director to join our well-established and experienced Dams and Reservoirs team in our centrally located Edinburgh office.

The team has a full programme of reservoir safety work from public and private clients on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects. Our clients include, water companies, contractors, private owners, industry regulators and agencies. We deliver solutions through our team of Engineers qualified under the UK Reservoirs Acts. Services include Supervision and Inspection of reservoirs, and implementation of upgrading works to meet current reservoir safety standards.

You will have the following responsibilities:

Lead the design of reservoir works including ‘interest of safety’works.

Supervision and Inspection of reservoirs if appropriately qualified under the Reservoirs Acts.

Project management - lead projects using project management systems.

Preparation of bid proposals

Lead group initiatives with respect to technical development and processes.

Development of team workload in the UK and overseas.

Preparation of technical specifications and design reports.

Ensuring all work is fully compliant with Health and Safety legislation, the CDM Regulations and other applicable codes.

Undertake project technical/quality reviews and attend design reviews for projects..

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with the following:-

All-Reservoirs Panel Engineer under the Reservoir Act, or Supervising Engineer, with aspirations to join the All-Reservoirs Panel.

Strong technical experience in dam engineering including some or all of the following:-


Water management, hydraulics, hydrology, geotechnical engineering and structures.


Good report writing, communication and teamwork skills.

Degree educated in Civil or Water Engineering or equivalent.

Chartered Engineer with ICE, CIWEM or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

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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.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182423BR

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.