AECOM Vertical Transportation Engineer in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Lift Design Engineer to be based in St Albans but for the right candidate their main office base could be in our office in Aldgate Tower. You will be in charge of supporting our growing Vertical Transportation team.

The Vertical Transportation team offers a full range of consultancy services, and has extensive knowledge and experience in the design, modernisation, installation and maintenance of all types of lifts, escalators and moving walkways. The individual will assist with a wide range of projects in majority of sectors including residential, retail, commercial, hotel and healthcare. We are a world-renowned business and our teams deliver landmark buildings across the globe.

About the role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic self-motivated design engineer with experience using analytical lift traffic analysis software.

Reporting to the VT Associate Director you will play a key role in delivering major vertical transportation projects. The technical duties will include the design and specification of new lift and escalator systems, lift traffic simulation/analysis, project monitoring and witness testing. The individual will be required to produce client reports with recommendations and solutions, produce technical and performance specifications, analyse contractor proposals and produce tender reports.

About the team:

Our MEP team consists of over 450 people nationwide. We are market leaders on large international projects, as well as working closely with the local community.

Our wider multi-disciplinary teams across UK& I comprises specialists offering professional, technical and management services to public & private sector clients across all stages of projects from inception to completion and in use.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop vertical transportation design concepts, calculate number, size and speed of lifts for all types of buildings including high rise.

  • Be competent with engineering calculations and relevant software.

  • Prepare specifications, schedules, drawings and any other contract documents developed through the RIBA stages.

  • Operate as part of the wider design team and have input throughout the project stages.

  • Attend progress, design team and co-ordination meetings.

  • Prepare reports / technical content of the design information for all stages of a project.

  • Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment on and review tender returns.

  • Attend site review progress and witness test the installations

  • Ensure the project work complies with the Project Management Plan and Programme.

  • Understand and implement company Safety Health and Environment Policy.

Minimum Requirements

  • An excellent technical understanding of lift and escalator technologies.

  • Experience with lift analytical simulation software, Elevate.

  • Minimum NVQ4, HNC or equivalent Lift or appropriate engineering qualification.

  • The individual should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Incorporated/ Chartered Engineer (or working towards) with a relevant engineering body.

  • EOR202 safe working on lifts but not essential as training will be given.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering

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

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201610BR

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.