Job Description

United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

  • Responsible for initiating and developing engineering drawings through completion for assigned projects in conformance with the requirements, applicable codes, and design criteria established by the project’s discipline engineers.

  • Under minimal supervision, develops complex engineering drawings.

  • Applies a solid level of understanding within a specific discipline.

  • Exercises sound judgment in assessing problem situations or complex design issues, and uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.

  • Basic understanding of engineer’s process of performing and verifying design calculations to support the overall project design.

  • Fully understands the purpose and use of vendor documents, reviews them for accuracy and resolves discrepancies. Also reviews discipline supplier documents and other discipline’s supplier documents for accuracy.

  • Fully understands the use of requisitions and the role of materials management and can review/advise on purchase orders and subcontracts.

  • Understands and applies business development concepts and principles, financial terminology and measures, and provides support for proposals.

  • Leads or assists with the development of manpower, man-hour, and labor costs requirements for design staff and monitors data to aid in evaluating the budget.

  • Intermediate knowledge of cost estimating methods and performs thorough and accurate material take-offs for the discipline.

  • Intermediate knowledge of discipline’s materials costs and cost analysis and forecasting methods.

  • Intermediate knowledge of the project change control process, rationale and requirement, and identifies potential changes.

  • Full understanding of the discipline’s equipment and material lists and instructs others in their use and requirements. Prepares designs and drawings using project specifications and discipline-associated written and verbal instructions in accordance with established design practices, standards, and procedures.

  • Provides technical guidance and assistance to Designers and Technicians.

  • Reviews completed work with design and drafting personnel responsible for its completion to ensure accuracy and compliance with codes and design data.

  • Advises the Design Supervisor or Supervising Design Engineer (SDE) about status of assignment(s) with respect to schedule, budgets, delays, and adverse problems.

  • Understands and assists with the planning and scheduling of design tasks associated with assigned project.

  • Assists in interpreting industry codes, permits, and standards, and ensures design and drawing compliance.

  • Understands the role of each of the other disciplines in Engineering.

Job Duties:

  • To manage and lead the full project and establishing the work plan and communicating to all project staff RIBA stage 0 to 7

  • Conducts a high-level review of project deliverables and develops estimates for technical efforts in projects

  • Ability to create and drive excellent content for clients with high level Director support

  • Ability to manage multiple projects including taking responsibility for the commercial aspect of projects, resource planning and management, quality of content and client relationship management.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - able to convey complex ideas and messages in a simple and clear way

  • Seeks out innovation and best practice across all areas of the role – brings new ideas and creative thinking to client work as well as across the internal AECOM Design team

  • Ability to write design proposals, clear narrative, strong description of services and associated modelling of fees

  • Proficient in Autocad / Revit and Sketch up

  • Proficient in In-Design / PhotoShop Excel and Powerpoint

  • Excellent Strategic/ Design thinking and space planning abilities

Minimum Requirements

  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities

  • Able to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion

  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently

  • Excellent project management and organisational skills

  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information

  • Flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning

  • Responsible, self-assured, motivated a

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