23 days old
2018-06-252018-07-25

Apprentice CAD Technician - Croydon

Aecom
Croydon, PA 19021

Business Line Water

Position Title Apprentice CAD Technician - Croydon

United Kingdom - Surrey

Croydon

Job Summary

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 team in Croydon have worked on a wide range of projects. 2 key projects were:

  • Chester Zoo AECOM designed unique drainage strategies complementing the attractions 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 Citys 3.5 million residents.

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

In order to apply you will need to provide the following - if this information is not provided it will slow your application down and therefore you may miss out.

  • CV including details of any work experience, and your education including dates, grades, and what you studied.

  • Covering letter demonstrating your passion, why you are interested in this position, and how your skills and education/qualifications support your application

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers at either GCSE or A-Level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs (or Scottish Standard Grade or Junior Certificate in Ireland) at grade C or above, including Mathematics & English

  • Show an aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software

  • Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Water Engineering

  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.

  • Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organize parts of projects

  • English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

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.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190380BR

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.

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