Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Ports & Marine (Civil) Engineers

Basingstoke (Hampshire). Multiple vacancies.

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AECOM operates 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. As aFortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at @AECOM.

Our Ports and Marine team in the UK is focused on delivering large scale port infrastructure projects in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. We aim to facilitate the movement of materials, minerals and products through the design, development, refurbishment and construction of ports, port infrastructure, bulk/container terminals and coastal structures around the world. We are delivering some of the biggest and complex infrastructure port projects worldwide for some of the largest companies in the world. Currently, one of our landmark projects is New Doha (Hamad) Port project Qatar, which is a US$7 billion greenfield port development where AECOM are a Project Management Consultant. We are also working for a list of major global clients such as DP World and APMT in UAE, Morocco, Pakistan, Mexico and Ghana and have just been awarded the global Shell Early Implementation Works (EIW) framework.

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Job responsibilities 

As a graduate you will be involved in :

  • Undertaking coastal management studies, including SMP's, strategies, and StAR/PARs
  • Coastal hydrodynamic modelling using the MIKE software suite
  • Overtopping assessments using the Eurotop manual
  • Benefit/cost analysis in accordance with current best practice guidance
  • UK coastal management policies, current Defra and EA FCERM guidance.
  • Inspection, feasibility studies and detailed design relating to coast protection and sea defence structures e.g. revetments, rock armour, breakwaters, and embankments.
  • Design of maritime structures e.g. quay walls, jetties, pontoons, mooring dolphins, piers, berthing structures, steel sheet piling, lock and dock gates.
  • Economic assessment in a coastal management scenario

Requirements 

  • BEng in Civil, Structural, or Coastal Engineering with a 2:1 (or equivalent) or above
  • MEng in Civil, Structural, or Coastal Engineering would be an advantage
  • A final year project related to Port, Marine or Coastal Engineering would be an advantage
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive
  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel)
  • Familiarity with the coast protection manual would be an advantage
  • Appreciation of ship simulation and port planning would be an advantage
  • An understanding of the technical aspects of coastal process behaviour would be an advantage

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 & 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 & 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 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Basingstoke (Hampshire)
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  • Civil
  • Structural

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