Principal Engineer - Brighton Secondment

London South
Industry Sector:
Water Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:

We have an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and driven individual to play an important role within our growing Civil Engineering Design team. Increasing demands for our services have created exciting opportunities for experienced Principal Civil Engineers to be involved in the delivery of a number of major schemes on behalf of Southern Water from their offices in Falmer (Brighton)

In particular we are looking for an experienced Civil Engineer, capable of working independently where required, and also able to lead design or project teams.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Carrying out feasibility studies, reference designs and detailed designs

  • Preparing reports, technical specifications and proposals for water related infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects for key local and regional clients

  • Assisting with business development and tendering in the water sector

  • Carrying out water resource planning/drought planning and water balance studies

  • Working as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team and leading junior team members when necessary

Minimum Requirements

  • BSc, BEng or MEng in Civil Engineering.

  • Experience in delivering and managing all stages of multi-disciplinary engineering projects from initial studies through to detailed design.

  • Detailed knowledge of one or more of the following;

  • Clean water networks, pump stations, reservoirs and treatment works design.

  • Waste water networks including gravity systems, rising mains and treatment works design.

  • Surface water network including gravity networks, pump stations and outfalls.

  • Experience of working within multidisciplinary teams, and able to lead junior staff from a variety of professional backgrounds.

  • Excellent communication skills and be able to represent AECOM in Client facing roles at all levels.

  • Accustomed to working at the highest levels of HSSE compliance at all design stages.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers or equivalent

  • Experience of pressurised pipe and/or gravitational system hydraulic modelling software.

  • Proficiency in 2D AutoCAD, and/or Civils 3D.

  • Understanding and/or experience of structural design of chambers and water retaining structures.

  • Understanding and/or experience of water or wastewater process design.

  • Experience of planning and delivering technical proposals and tender documents.

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

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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