AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Workplaces, Education, Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare.
We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years includes:
22 Bishopsgate, Knightsbridge Estates, Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science Centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting house, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.
The role will involve the production of robust Architectural Specification documentation for both internal (AECOM) and external Clients which accurately reflect the project and contractual requirements using our own specification baseline data base. NBS Chorus experience would be advantageous.
+ Prepare Architectural Specifications that reflect detailed project requirements.
+ Advise Clients on Design Responsibility issues and how the form of Contract and procurement route affects the Specification format/ deliverables.
+ Advise Clients on material usage.
+ Coordinate Architectural Specifications with Contract Conditions/ Preliminaries and Specifications prepared by other disciplines e.g. Structures and MEP.
+ Develop and keep up to date with technical standards, products and innovation as they relate to our Consultancy business.
+ Attend internal and external meetings to obtain project briefing information and provide consultancy service as necessary to prepare project specific documentation.
+ Familiarise oneself with the Clients brief and scope of our service such that deliverables are aligned with agreed project scope.
+ Maintain a working knowledge of project finances and raise potential financial issues with Line Manager/ Team Lead.
+ Carry out projects in line with AECOM QA/ QC and Health and Safety requirements.
+ Work collaboratively with colleagues on multiple projects under direction of Team/ Project Leader.
**Minimum Requirements :**
+ Demonstrate proficiency in the responsibilities of the role.
+ Evidence of good technical design understanding.
+ Good technical knowledge of modern construction techniques, methodologies and standards.
+ Knowledge and understanding of UK Construction procurement methodologies and how these relate to Specification Documentation.
+ Experience in preparation of Architectural Specifications.
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English Language).
+ Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database applications; NBS Create experience is desirable.
+ Able to work logically and methodically to achieve high quality outputs as well as being self-motivated and able to take responsibility.
+ Ability to understand and work to an agreed scope and project budget.
+ Flexible attitude to new ways and methods of working.
+ Ambitious and enthusiastic with a good understanding of the design & delivery process.
+ Good understanding of BIM.
+ Familiar with researching, preparing and presenting technical presentations and
+ Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
+ Ability to build good relationships at all levels.
+ Punctual and reliable.
+ Ability to take the initiative in response to direction// instructions and demonstrate a pro-active approach to daily tasks.
+ Ability to prioritise and manage workload.
+ Act in a professional and diplomatic manner.
**Preferred Qualifications :**
+ Degree qualified in Architecture or Architectural Technology.
**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.
**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
**Business Line:** B&P - Buildings & Places
**Business Group:** DCS
**Strategic Business Unit:** Europe & India
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