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Senior Structural Engineer


Posted: 9/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1394747

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Engineering - Structural

Job Summary
AECOM is currently seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to be based in our Nottingham office. Our Nottingham Structures team is closely linked to our Birmingham team which is expanding providing the rare opportunity to join a new and driven team charged with delivering our existing pipeline of projects and securing key work in the West and North.  Our ethos requires you to demonstrate a passion for the Engineering world and bring ambition and drive to maintain high quality technical delivery on our complex engineering projects.
About Us
AECOM Building & Places is 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 industry leading and award-winning Civil and Structural division consists of over 500 people nationwide. 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.
About Our Team
We are leaders in the structural engineering delivery of complicated projects nationwide. Some of the sectors we work in include prime residential, high-spec offices, complex masterplan developments, complex oversite buildings on top of existing infrastructure developments and very significant public sector projects within West and North. Our team are ambitious and dynamic, and we promote an agile working policy based on trust that we will always produce good quality outcomes and deliver on time.
Job Responsibilities
Projects will generally be within the Midlands Region, but some will be located outside this region requiring occasional travel to meetings and construction sites.
This position is suited to someone who will be able to lead on small projects and have a key input into larger projects with support from our Principal Engineers and Associate Directors. You will also be experienced in the mentoring of our existing Structural Engineers and Post-Graduate Engineers towards professional qualification and obtaining their membership with ICE and IStructE.
  • You will 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.
  • You will be involved in front end engineering and design consulting skills. You may be involved in global client interaction with some international travel.
  • You will demonstrate understanding of modern computational methods and technology along with some financial control skills.
  • You will be able to discuss and understand complete scope of work and the specific project requirements and organize a team to execute the work in a given time frame.
  • Appreciation of Integrated Project Delivery approach and technologies like BIM (Building information Management) would be an advantage.

Business Line
Buildings & Places

Position Title
Senior Structural Engineer

Position Status

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.

Minimum Requirements
  • University Engineering Degree of BEng, MSc or Meng or Equivalent.
  • A High level of working knowledge of structural analysis packages.
  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business.
  • Experience on working in Structural Engineering design projects for a building consultancy. Preferable experience of design in commercial, retail, hospitality, residential, manufacturing and high-rise projects using latest design and construction technologies.
  • A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters in Structural engineering (preferable).
  • Chartered Membership with the IStructE (preferred) or ICE.
  • Design experience in international projects would be an excellent plus.
  • Experience in the design of heavy and medium industrial steel structures will beneficial.
  • Ability to use CAD/Revit.
  • Good understanding of project finances.
  • Ideally you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate.
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.


Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United Kingdom

GBR - Nottinghamshire

Clearance Required

Additional Locations
UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza