Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Aviation Civil Engineers & Graduate Aviation Consultants

Basingstoke, Hampshire. Multiple vacancies.

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AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organisations 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. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at @AECOM.

One of our key business lines is Aviation, which is currently expanding due to a number of recent high profile project wins that have added to our already impressive portfolio. We are an internationally recognised leader in Aviation consultancy, giving our clients a range of services including masterplanning, airside and landside design, construction supervision and project and programme management support services. Our Aviation division has up to 2000 staff globally carrying out professional services related to development in the Aviation industry.

The Aviation team deals with a range of different projects, across the globe, working with a range of clients including: funding agencies, national and local governments, aviation authorities and private organisations. Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international projects. This includes the new Istanbul airport, terminal; developments at Kuwait International Airport, runway development at Dublin airport, along with UK airports including; Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool. We work with the Defence Estates Organisation at various RAF bases, inspecting and rehabilitating the assets.

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Job responsibilities

Selected candidates will be enrolled on our Graduate Development Programme and will have the opportunity to develop their skills within a supporting environment which encourages challenges and collaborative behaviours. Candidates will be involved in:

  • Transportation economics and planning
  • Feasibility and corridor studies
  • Environmental studies
  • Ecological Studies
  • Airfield design
  • Landside design
  • Master planning
  • Intelligent transportation systems (ITS)
  • Economic and Financial Modelling

Early work with us will typically be assisting in developing our designs through the different stages, attending meetings and workshops with other design professionals. As a graduate develops they are expected to take on more responsibility in managing our projects from inception through to completion.

Requirements

  • BEng in Civil Engineering or Engineering Science 2:2 (or equivalent)
  • MEng in Civil Engineering or Engineering Science 2:2 (or equivalent) would be an advantage
  • And / or MSc in Aviation Planning
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive
  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel) and good report writing skills beneficial
  • Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing with the confidence to engage with a variety of people (clients, colleagues, stakeholders and subcontractors alike) and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and discuss technical issues and capture feedback
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, with ambition and drive
  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
  • Ability to work in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus.

Training

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 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 have over 750 graduates on our programmes across the UK & Ireland, from over 40 different disciplines, each and every one of them making a tangible difference to the environment we all live and 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 & Ireland. We will push you to achieve the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support and guide your development, and undertake regular training modules throughout the programme. There will 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.

Benefits

At AECOM, we aim to reward you not only with pay, but also with a range of benefits. Key benefits available to you in the United Kingdom and Ireland include (but are not limited to):

  • Bi-annual salary review while on the GDP
  • 25 days' annual leave, plus all public holidays, and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • 2 paid corporate CSR days per year
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance, income protection (permanent staff only)
  • Flexible benefits such as childcare vouchers and gym membership discount
  • Pension scheme that also gives you access to MyMoneyWorks, which is designed to help you plan for your future goals and provide guidance and information on a range of financial products.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which offers access to advice on a wide range of topics, such as financial problems, legal matters, medical concerns and many other issues that can cause you concern or worry — available completely free of charge.
  • Eye care vouchers
  • 15 days' paid leave per annum for formally signed up reservists (AECOM is recognised as a Gold Employer by the Ministry of Defence for our work with the Armed Forces Covenant).

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Basingstoke
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Geotechnical
  • Structural

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