Full Time

Trainee / Assistant Engineering Geologist

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Leeds, GBR
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**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.

**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 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.

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.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

**Job Description**

As a Trainee Engineering Geologist, you will be trained in our established working practices and the primary expectations for this role are as follows:

+ Provide support to team leaders in the delivery of ground investigation projects;

+ Site supervision of AECOM ground investigation projects, including overall site safety management, supervision of AECOM/subcontractor site teams and delivery of on-site H&S briefings;

+ Assist internal drillers and fieldwork operatives in undertaking a wide range of fieldwork activities including Geotechnical trial pitting, drilling, concrete coring, in-situ testing and sampling;

+ Logging of rocks and soils in accordance with BS5930;

+ Assist in the preparation and writing of reports and factual deliverables.

+ A Significant element of the works will be associated with railways and will require regular travel throughout UK with regular periods away from home, undertaking regular night working both during the week and at weekends in all weathers.

**Qualifications**

+ Full UK Driving license.

+ Possess good communication skills, a desire to learn, take responsibility for quality of deliverables and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

+ Keen interest in geology and fieldwork in general.

+ Experience in using MS Office software

**Desirable:**

+ PTS, CSCS or any other H&S qualifications.

+ Working knowledge of BS5930.

+ Experience in working in a Railway and/or Highway environment

+ Experience of borehole log software (gINT, Holebase etc.)

**Additional Information**

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

**ReqID:** J10077552

**Business Line:** Transportation

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** Europe & India

**Career Area:** Science