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Graduate Engineer - Ports and Marine


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Job Description

Join AECOM's 2024 Graduate Program

Are you a motivated graduate with a passion for engineering in the maritime industry? AECOM invites you to apply for the role of Graduate Engineer - Ports & Marine within our dedicated team. This opportunity is part of our exclusive 2024 Graduate Program, where you will work closely with experienced Engineers on exciting port and marine projects.

About the Role: As a Graduate Engineer - Ports & Marine at AECOM, you will play a vital role in developing designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, and project models according to specific discipline requirements. You will collaborate with experienced Engineers to ensure high-quality outputs within project timelines. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with design content using design and technical knowledge to meet project objectives.
  • Performing work under supervision to meet budget and schedule requirements.
  • Collecting and analyzing information from discipline-specific and interdisciplinary project BIM models.
  • Utilizing computer software to solve fundamental engineering problems.
  • Coordinating with other discipline Engineers to maintain design continuity.
  • Participating in design progress and coordination meetings.
  • Ensuring the quality of model production by BIM/CAD teams, verifying accuracy to design instructions.
  • Actively seeking information and opportunities to contribute to project efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Solving problems and applying knowledge to atypical assignments, contributing to project success.

What We're Looking For: We are seeking enthusiastic graduates who are:

  • Passionate about engineering in the ports and marine sector.
  • Proficient in using engineering software tools.
  • Effective communicators and team players.
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills.

Your Development Journey: Throughout the graduate program, you will:

  • Receive comprehensive training and mentorship from experienced Engineers.
  • Gain exposure to a variety of port and marine engineering projects.
  • Develop technical skills in maritime design, calculations, and project management.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to deliver innovative solutions.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities to expand your knowledge and expertise in the field of ports and marine engineering.


Minimum Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in one or more of the following subjects from an accredited University
    • Structural engineering
    • Geotechnical engineering
    • Coastal engineering
    • Marine engineering
    • Ocean engineering
    • Applied physics
    • Naval architecture
  2. Candidates must be recent graduates, having graduated within the last 24 months or no later than September 2024, to be eligible for AECOM's Graduate Program.
  3. Successful applicants must have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.3 or 2:1 (or equivalent) and above.
  4. If you hold a Master’s Degree, it should have started within 12 months of completing your Bachelor’s Degree to ensure continuous education and meet program requirements.
  5. Candidates with more than 1 year of postgraduate work experience are not eligible for the program and are encouraged to apply for our professional-level roles instead.

Additional Information

Recruitment Timeline:

  • Applications open: May 13th, 2024
  • Applications close: May 31st, 2024
  • Review of CVs, phone screening, and technical interviews: June and July 2024
  • Mobilization & visa processing: August 2024
  • Start Date: September / October 2024
  • Program Orientation: November 2024 (This includes an induction and meet-and-greet for the entire graduate cohort from all our offices in the ME).


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.