Company: AECOM
Skills: Design Engineer, Process Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol - UK

Job Summary

Are you an engineer with a process or chemical engineering background and a desire to design projects that put the planet first?

The Energy Transition team have an exciting role in an established team for an Engineer to work on projects that are creating a legacy and changing how we provide the world we live in with the energy it needs. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation, delivering cutting edge solutions and doing this while working to protect the environment we live in.

You will report to the Technical Director, undertaking the technical design on projects within our power and energy business.

The Team and Projects:
  • We are a team in an actively developing area of our business with significant growth plans in line with a healthy pipeline. Typically, our projects are associated with the sustainable generation, storage, transmission and distribution of energy in countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The Role:
  • You will be responsible for projects including carrying out feasibility studies, detailed designs, and preparing reports and technical specifications.
  • In addition to taking on the challenges of design for these projects, you will be encouraged to develop your knowledge of emerging low carbon technologies, strive to maintain strong and lasting relationships with our clients through your work and communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • You will also closely interface with other disciplines in the delivery of engineering design and the preparation of technical reports.
  • Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignements.
  • Identifies discrepancies in results.
  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.
Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position.

Minimum Requirements
  • Experience with specialist engineering tools and processes e.g. Thermoflow, HYSYS, ProMax would be advantageous. Demonstrable experience with the use of some form of engineering software, interpreting results, as well as understanding limitations.
  • An appreciation of other related technologies, e.g. solar generation, energy storage, petroleum refining, ammonia production would be advantageous.
In addition, you will have demonstrable experience gained through applicable post-graduate work in a relevant industry (power and energy, oil and gas, refining, chemicals). We will be looking for:
  • Process equipment design,
  • Generation of project deliverables such as PFDs, P&IDs, HMBs.
  • Experience of gas fired power generation and/or carbon capture and/or hydrogen production
  • Applying technical safety in your work
Preferred Qualifications
  • BEng/BSc or above in either Chemical, Process, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Chartered or actively working towards chartership with a relevant Institution or alternatively holding Incorporated Engineer status.
In addition, you will have demonstrable experience gained through applicable post-graduate work in a relevant industry (power and energy, oil and gas, refining, chemicals). We will be looking for:
  • Process equipment design,
  • Generation of project deliverables such as PFDs, P&IDs, HMBs.
  • Experience of gas fired power generation and/or carbon capture and/or hydrogen production
  • Applying technical safety in your work
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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238883BR

Additional Locations UK - Chesterfield, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.