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 August 03, 2023

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AECOM is built to deliver a better world, and as such AECOM graduates leave a positive, lasting impact on people and the planet.

AECOM's Graduate Programme UK & Ireland (Ground Engineering)

From sustainable earthworks to complex ground investigations, AECOM's ground engineering graduates help deliver some of the world’s most technically demanding projects.

In Lyme Regis, England, AECOM graduates have assisted with the remedial design, including an anchored pile wall to restrict upslope regression, soil nails, dowel piles a new sea wall and drainage.

Further graduates have helped with the Lower Thames Crossing, a proposed road crossing of the Thames estuary, obtaining early information and data for the management of ground uncertainties and risks relevant to the scheme.

Graduates have also provided work at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, including helping with the 32-metre-deep excavated rock face for the heat sink areas, overall site earthworks design, assisting with safe construction platforms, and creating a system of temporary drainage and utility services.

At the Mersey Gateway, AECOM graduates have participated in major ground engineering for the project's many new buildings, viaducts, and retaining walls.

Flexible working and a structured training programme

Students can use AECOM's flexible working to find a work/life balance that works best for them, meaning their evenings and weekends can be a time to relax.

AECOM supports development and professional qualification through its structured training programme.

Graduates get to work for the world's most trusted infrastructure firm, embedding environmental and social principles into everything they do, while giving something back to national and local communities.

A wide range of graduate opportunities

AECOM has over 30 offices across the UK and Ireland, with around 47,000 employees worldwide, serving clients in around 150 countries.

AECOM is a hugely diverse organisation with graduates in more than 35 different disciplines across the UK and Ireland.

AECOM tends to have graduate opportunities in the following teams:

  • Transportation Engineering and Planning: Highways Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Bridge Engineering, Rail Engineering (Civil and M&E), Aviation Engineering (Infrastructure), Transport and Development Planning, Strategic Consulting, Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Building Engineering and Consulting: Building Services and Public Health Engineering, Structural Engineering, Fire Engineering, Acoustics Engineering, Building Physics Engineering, IT and Communications Engineering, Process and Automation Engineering, Sustainability Consulting
  • Surveying and Project Management: Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Project Management
  • Environment: Remediation, EIA, Air Quality, GIS, Ecology, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainability, Acoustics
  • Water Engineering and Consulting: Water Engineering and Consulting (including waste, resources, dams, flooding, coastal, utilities), Ports and Marine Engineering, Hydrogeology and Groundwater Engineering
  • Geotechnical and Tunnelling: Geotechnical Engineering, Tunnelling Engineering
  • Design and Planning: Workplace Interior Design, Urban Planning and Design, Town Planning, Development Economics and Regeneration, Workplace Strategy Consulting
  • Architecture: Architecture (P1&2), Landscape Architecture
  • Power: Nuclear (Structural), Transmission & Distribution, Thermal, Renewables

Find out more about making an impact through one of AECOM's many graduate career opportunities.

Push the limits of what’s possible in a ground engineering career

AECOM's people are subject matter experts, focusing on technical excellence, quality and innovation in all that they do.

Bring expertise, skills and unique perspective to help AECOM solve its clients’ biggest challenges.

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