AECOM Site Technician in Nottingham, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Site Technician

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire


Job Summary

We are currently recruiting 2x Technicians to join our Trackbed Consultancy team based in Nottingham. The team is part of a multi-disciplinary Asset Management group and provides a range of services to rail clients across the UK and occasionally the globe. The team has worked under a number of Framework type contracts for rail infrastructure owners and is currently in contract with Network Rail in the UK, with a secured pipeline of work which is driving the need for recruitment.

As a Trackbed Technician you will have the following responsibilities:

Job Duties:

  • Plan, manage. lead and supervise teams undertaking detailed site investigations in the railway environment using a range of investigation techniques in association with our Project Managers, Operations teams and labour suppliers

  • Take responsibility for site activites, including the briefing of subcontract labour, directing labour on site, collation and checking of site records and verification of site data

  • Ensure understanding of the scope of work requested by our clients to support it's succesful delivery on site

  • Undertake site visits and asset condition assessments

  • In the office there will be opportunities to analyse and report on the data that is returned from site

  • Undertake general office duties relating to the ongoing management of projects and the wider business of the trackbed team

  • Supporting other internal teams during peaks in workload

The candidate should be well motivated and practical as the role will involve both office and site based activities. You will be trained in the investigation techniques used, in all of the H&S related aspects of the work and also in how to work with the data collected from site to present to our clients.

The majority of the work will be undertaken in the UK for clients such as Network Rail and London Underground, but there may also be opportunity to travel and undertake this type of work for clients overseas. There will be a requirement to work nights and weekends, including hotel stays – enhanced pay over the base salary compensates unsociable working.

The team offers excellent training opportunities and encourages career development at all levels with a structured appraisal process and opportunties for progression. All required training will be funded by the company.

Minimum Requirements

  • Good organisation and communication skills are essential along with excellent attention to detail and a methodical approach to work;

  • Preferably have experience or familiarity with railway engineering but this is not essential;

  • Motivated to achieve targets and a good team player;

  • Flexible approach to availability and willing to work nights and weekends, including some hotel stays (pay is enhanced for unsociable working);

  • Ability to read maps and plans;

  • Ability to make quick decisions;

  • Must be computer / Microsoft Office proficient;

  • Driving licence.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of GCSE level Maths and English at grade C or above and 2no. A Levels (Grade A-C), or equivalent.

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191816BR

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.