AECOM Associate Director in Glasgow, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow
AECOM has a new job vacancy for a Technical Director or Associate Director to be based in Glasgow. This is a great opportunity for a highly experienced Structural Engineer with a proven track record in project delivery, team development, work winning and client management to developed and grow with us in Scotland.
As a Technical/Associate Director, you will have the opportunity to lead and shape the local structural engineering team. You will also be a key member of the Buildings & Places leadership team driving the growth of the business across the Scottish Region.
AECOM Building & Places is a construction consultancy formed of over 2000 dedicated experts built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures in the world. We offer a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging building projects by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering.
Our Civil & Structural division consists of over 450 people nationwide. Our Engineers and Project Managers work on projects within residential, commercial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure.
We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and effective project management and Engineering solutions.
You will be responsible for the structural engineering design of complex engineering projects and the mentoring and managing of our existing Engineering teams.
As an Associate/Technical Director with AECOM you will need to be comfortable managing projects and have experience in leading both formal progress meetings with clients and informal design workshops with other members of the Design Team.
You will be responsible for high level reporting and management and will require strong communication and prioritisation skills to manage expectations and produce positive outcomes from both external and internal situations. You will have technical experience in conceptual design to create cost-efficient engineering solutions with various construction materials.
You will be proficient in the use of various design analysis software in the delivery projects and be able to collaborate with management and demonstrate ideas on how to improve our team internally. You will also be able to maintain an outstanding technical quality, be interested in new Engineering products and technologies and strive for successful outcomes.
A significant part of your role will be client facing, identifying new leads and securing new and repeat business. You will therefore need to be adept at engaging with clients and other professionals at the inception stage of projects and using your engineering expertise to make a significant contribution to emerging design concepts. Ideally you will have already established relationships that you are able to explore to secure opportunities.
Chartered Membership with the IStructE (preferred) or ICE
University Engineering Degree of BEng, MSc or Meng or Equivalent
Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business
Ability to deliver design solutions, assessment calculations, lead teams and successfully manage projects.
A solid track record of having worked on a variety of structures projects, possibly as project leader on some, with experience of dealing directly with clients.
Ideally you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate
Experience designing in post-tensioned concrete is not essential, but advantageous.
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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.
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 - Structural
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 232219BR
Clearance Required 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.