Nuclear Energy - Decomissioning & New Build

  • Full-time
  • State/Province: Cheshire
  • Business Group: DCS
  • Business Line: Energy
  • Work Location Model: Hybrid
  • Operating Group: International
  • Primary Location: UK - Warrington - Birchwood Park

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

Join our expanding Nuclear Energy Team, contributing to a diverse portfolio of international and UK-based decommissioning and new build projects. We are seeking enthusiastic professionals to play key roles in the team's growth and success. You will have the vision, passion and track record required to continue the growth of our engineering team offering, undertaking a business development role as well as engineering design role. You will be a part of the continued development of a strong and growing team to whom you will provide leadership and robust management. This is an exciting time for the Nuclear Power & Decommissioning team with an interesting and expanding pipeline of nuclear projects.


    • Collaboration on Nuclear design projects for a diverse portfolio of clients.
    • Manage project teams, ensuring technical excellence and timely delivery.
    • Contribute to detailed technical structural/civil engineering designs.
    • Assist and mentor team members for their technical and professional development.


    • Commercial/operational awareness.
    • Understanding of design principles and ability to apply them.
    • Strong ability to communicate effectively. 
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Support Nuclear Team growth through business development and client relationship building.
    • Able to demonstrate Management of a team or function and in particular within complex or novel project assignments.
    • Flexibility for occasional travel.
    • Ability to meet security clearance requirements.

    This is a unique opportunity to join a collaborative and supportive environment, contributing to impactful projects in the nuclear sector. AECOM value diversity and welcome applicants from various backgrounds and experiences.


    • Degree in Engineering discipline.
    • Preferable to be a Chartered Engineer or working towards chartership.
    • Background in working on highly regulated projects and use of quality-assured systems.
    • Preference of experience in the nuclear sector.
    • Demonstrable expertise with a track record of successful application of specialist knowledge or skills.
    • Ability to provide strategic guidance, leadership, and mentorship to engineering individuals/teams.

    Additional Information

    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. 

    About AECOM

    AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.


    Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity 

    You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. 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.

    You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

    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.

    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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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