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Graduate IT & Communications Engineers

Building/Architecture/IT/Electrical/Electronic.

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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.

IT & Communications engineers work closely with the design team to ensure the projects we create together sustainably perform to 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. If you can bring passion and flair to our work, have a real interest in improving the built environment and want to now apply your engineering skills to the real world then we want to hear from you.

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A bird's eye view of AECOM at work around the globe, delivering a better world.

Our IT & Communications portfolio builds from the foundations of the passive structured cabling, through the active IP network to the end user device for any IT solution. With IP technology utilised throughout our world in many different systems from security systems, building management systems, TV distribution, nurse call systems, process automation, etc we as IT & Communications engineers play a significant role in all projects across all sectors.

Job Responsibilities 

When a graduate starts with us we pair them with an experienced engineer who will guide and mentor them through their initial period working on live projects. Training is arranged on our software engineering tools such as wireless coverage modelling to ensure all our engineers have a full set of design skills.

Early work with us will typically involve:

  • Assisting in developing technical designs of systems including
    • StructuredCablingSystems
    • Active LAN and Telephony
    • Wireless Network Modelling
  • Attending meetings and workshops with other design professionals such as architects
  • Inspecting and monitoring installations, then formalising reports in written format
  • As you develop you will be expected to take on more responsibility in managing projects from inception through to completion.

Requirements

  • An accredited Bachelor degree (min 2:2 or equivalent) in Building/Architectural Engineering or Electrical and Electronic Engineering with honours.
  • Affiliated with IET.
  • Maths and Sciences A-Levels (or equivalent) would be advantageous, at grade ‘B’ or above
  • AutoCAD and/or Revit would be advantageous
  • Relevant Industry related work experience would be advantageous.

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

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

  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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