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, we
connect 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.
AECOM is one of the world’s largest professional engineering consultancies, bringing a comprehensive
portfolio of multidisciplinary engineering skills with our structural engineers frequently providing the
leading role in the development of building projects. We are currently engaged in a wide variety of
building projects from world class sporting venues through to commercial properties, healthcare and
research, hotels and resorts, industrial and manufacturing developments. These projects are located
both in the UK and increasingly overseas. Recent examples of our projects are the award winning
Halley VI research laboratory in Antarctica, the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, the venues for the Rio
Olympics, Spartak Moscow’s new football stadium and Portonovi One and Only Hotel Resort in
Structural engineers work closely within design teams to ensure that the projects we create together
perform sustainably and holistically to meet the brief and budget. Increasingly we work with our other
internal business lines such as architecture, environment, transportation and our own project managers
to provide a one stop solution to our clients and their projects.
Across our UK offices, we wish to recruit graduates who can bring passion and flair to our work, have a
real interest in improving the built environment and want to now apply their recently gained engineering
skills to the real world.
Graduates commencing their careers with the AECOM structural engineering group are engaged into
teams and paired with an experienced engineer who will guide and mentor them through the initial
stages of their career whilst working on live projects.
Your key responsibilities, with support from your team, may include the following:
Training is provided whilst engaged on specific projects through our formal training scheme that leads to
becoming a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Structural
Engineers. Training is delivered ‘on the job’ with the active projects we deliver and through engagement on external and internally delivered training programmes.
Training will develop graduates knowledge of:
The training will ensure all our engineers have a full set of design skills and are equipped to engage with
the wider design and contractor teams.
Early work with us will typically involve:
As our graduates develop they are expected to take on more responsibility in managing projects which
in turn leads to more challenges and rewarding career progression.
The following attributes and requirements are anticipated in the graduates we wish to recruit:
Our Graduate Development Programme (GDP) 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 programmes form 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 have over 1,000 graduates on our programmes
across the UK & Europe, from over 30 different disciplines, each and every one of them making a
tangible difference to the environment we all live & work in.
We will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development
ambitions, including chartership with the relevant international professional institution – where we have
graduates working towards over 30 professional institutions in the UK. We demand the highest
standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a
mentor to support & guide your development, and undertake regular training modules throughout the
programme. There will be on-the-job and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work
on live client projects, with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.