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Ground Engineering & Geology Graduates - Multiple locations (2024 starts)

AECOM
Full-time
On-site
London England United Kingdom

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. 

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, weconnect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM. 

Job Description

Our Ground Engineering UK&I team comprises 200 staff and provides services ranging from project management, feasibility studies, detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision for geotechnical works in UK&I and overseas. We support internal and external clients on a wide variety of projects, but predominantly in road, rail, airports, ports and harbours, flood alleviation, nuclear power and waste management, commercial and industrial developments, landslip investigation and remediation.  

We work for leading UK clients including Highways England, Network Rail, Homes England, Local Authorities, as well as for leading contractors and developers and for overseas clients. We have an impressive portfolio of regional and national projects including Thames Tideway, Lower Thames Crossing ground investigations, HS2, Mersey Gateway, Hinkley C nuclear power station, M6 21a to 26 Smart motorway, A303 Stonehenge road improvement. 

Geotechnical and Engineering Geology graduates at AECOM will work on a range of projects, involving work such as:  

  • Desk studies, site inspections, rockface surveys and geomorphological mapping  
  • Contribute to the planning and procurement of ground investigations  
  • Supervise ground investigation fieldwork  
  • Geological interpretation and preparation of interpretative reports 
  • Analysis of geotechnical data, preparation of ground models, design and reporting on foundations, retaining walls, soil slope stability, earthworks, rock slope stabilisation  
  • AECOM has a range of 2D and 3D numerical analysis software, candidates with an interest in this area will have the opportunity to develop modelling skills.  

Qualifications

  • A degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology, with a 2:1 classification (or equivalent) or above  

  • An MSc/MEng in Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, or Engineering Geology would be an advantage (essential for candidates holding a BSc in Geology).  

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office is essential, and competent use of ACAD/ Civil 3D software is desirable.  

  • Candidates with Geotechnical work experience would be preferred although this is not essential.  

  • Willing and able to work towards professional qualifications (ICE, IOM3 or The Geological Society).  

  • Demonstrable interest in geotechnical projects and in promoting geotechnical activities with our internal clients.  

  • Flexible and willing to work away from home on sites and occasionally in other offices.  

  • Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions.  

  • Communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing.  

  • Structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole.  

  • Ability to work independently without losing initiative & focus. 

You must have permanent right to work in the UK as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.  

Additional Information

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.  

Professional Development 

Our Graduate Development Programme (ADVANCE) along with our huge scope of projects across the globe will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our GDP forms a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future.  

We’ll provide you with all the tools and support you need to work towards your professional development ambitions. We’ll push you to achieve the highest standards. You will be assigned a line manager to support and guide your development. There’ll be on-the-job technical development and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects with significant multi-disciplinary exposure. 

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

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible since CVs will be reviewed, and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis. 

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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com 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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