Buried Services Technician - United Kingdom

07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Buried Services Technician, Nottingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
Job Summary
The buried services team undertake office based statutory utility searches and compile buried utility information for use in engineering projects with a strong emphasis on the rail sector.
The team is part of AECOM Geophysics within the Asset Management team in the AECOM Nottingham office.
The primary role is office based, but with the potential to undertake field work in support of other associated disciplines.
Reporting to the Buried Services Manager, the Buried Services Technician shall assist in the review of utilities data and the production of permits to dig for AECOM intrusive works on Highways and Railways.
Primary duties include:

Receiving and Preparing buried services information for review

Prepare desk study information from Network Rail and Highways England

Review of buried services info, deciding whether services are in the area of interest, determining the location of services and recording them on the Buried Services Q-form

Checking own and others work.

Additional Duties may also include:

As required, assisting the geophysics or other Nottingham based teams in their daily workloads

CAD work to assist in production of drawings

Flexibility to work away on site including weekend and night works to support fieldwork

Other duties as directed by your managers.

Minimum Requirements

Attention to detail, methodical and organised

Use of Microsoft office software (especially excel)

Able to read and understand plan maps

Keenness to learn on the job

Enjoy problem solving

Good written and verbal communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree, though not essential.

CAD (AutoCAD or Microstation)/GIS skills advantageous.

Engineering/Site/surveying experience helpful

Rail experience preferred, but not essential as training will be provided

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 Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 200221BR
Clearance Required 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.

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