• Cumbria
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Requisition/Vacancy No.


Job Category

Engineering – Structural

Job Summary

Due to the continued growth and expansion of our established Nuclear Power & Decommissioning we are looking to increase our technical workforce and are seeking to recruit an Engineer into our Westlakes Office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for Structural & Civil Engineering input on our portfolio of Nuclear projects. You will form part of our strong multi-disciplinary engineering team delivering varied and interesting projects for a variety of public and private clients both in the UK and overseas.

Within the role you will be responsible for;

  • Delivering Nuclear design work on projects for a range of public and private sector clients within the UK and overseas.
  • Preparing detailed technical structural/civil engineering designs.
  • Working with integrated multi-disciplinary teams to deliver high profile projects.
  • Assisting and mentoring graduate team members to promote their technical and professional development.

This is an exciting time for the Nuclear Power & Decommissioning team with an interesting and expanding pipeline of both international and UK based projects.

  • Builds analytic and design skills.
  • Conducts engineering design under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
  • Creates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
  • Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.
  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision.

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Position Status


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is . 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 and overall through programs supported by company leadership. Our define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only , 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

The candidate that we are looking to recruit should ideally have previous experience within a role where knowledge of engineering was a key attribute. The candidate should also ideally previous experience within the last 3 years working within a regulated and quality assured system (preferably nuclear) in roles reliant upon pragmatic design judgement and where design was a major part of the role.

The successful Engineer candidate will ideally have/be:

  • Engineering experience delivery of engineering work packages as directed by a Senior / Principal Engineers.
  • Competent in the production of standard engineering deliverables and design calculations with some supervision.
  • To be able to demonstrate progress towards Chartership status in either ICE or IStructE.
  • Ability to check the deliverables/calculations produced by other engineers in a team.
  • Knowledge of engineering guidance, laws, regulations, processes and procedures appropriate to Civil / Structural Engineering.
  • Good experience of Civil Engineering plant and equipment for application in Civil / Structural Engineering Design.
  • Knowledge of relevant design tools, techniques and related methods e.g. IT systems, IT Software.
  • Understanding of design principles and ability to apply them.
  • Have a working knowledge of European and American Standards.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Full UK driving license or equivalent that permits driving in the UK.
  • Able to meet the requirements for security clearance in the UK.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor Honours Degree / Masters in Civil or Structural 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.

Business Group

Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Clearance Required



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