Water CAD Technician

  • AECOM
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 31 Jan, 2018
Higher Apprenticeship Engineering

Job Description

Deadline: Ongoing

Salary: £14,000-£16,000

Location: Leeds

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Communities around the globe are challenged to find effective ways to manage water throughout the water cycle restoring the water we use to continue sustaining the natural environment. At AECOM, our Water specialists work together worldwide to find innovative solutions to the management of water.

Our work includes, Flood Management, Integrated Catchment Management, Hydraulic Modelling, Hydrology, Sustainable Drainage, Water Sensitive Urban Design, Dam & Reservoir design, Hydro-power, Mains Infrastructure Design (Clean and Foul), Non-Infrastructure Design (Pumping Stations, Storage Tanks), and Hydro-power. Our AECOM water teams in Leeds have worked on a wide range of projects. 2 key projects were:
•Chester Zoo – AECOM designed unique drainage strategies complementing the attraction’s natural aesthetics, including a bespoke Orang-utan proof filter trench and reed beds that treat runoff from the Banteng enclosure.
•Jeddah Stormwater Drainage Programme - AECOM delivered fast-tracked solutions including 10 flood-protection dams and 170km of channels and conduits to protect the City’s 3.5 million residents.
We are looking for 2 apprentices to join our Water Engineering team in Leeds. Working on a wide variety of projects with a variety of clients ensures real opportunities for personal growth and career progression as our apprentices & trainees develop professionally within a positive culture where learning and development is actively nurtured, supported and promoted. Main duties and responsibilities will include:
•Assist with the production of CAD (Computer Aided Design) models and drawings in line with company and project specific CAD protocols and standards
•Work on projects using current Level 2 BIM (Building Information Modelling) processes and BIM authoring software (e.g. Autodesk Civil 3D)
•Ensuring outputs are accurate and meet the required standards
•Preparation of simple civil calculations
•Assisting with site visits to collect information or observe existing projects
•Supporting the administration of projects, including maintaining records
•Assisting with data review and analysis
•Contributing to providing solutions to technical engineering problems
•Meeting agreed deadlines
•Working as a member of a team