AECOM Graduate Marine Engineer - Abu Dhabi and Dubai in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Graduate Marine Engineer - Abu Dhabi and Dubai

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

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. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

We have a number of exciting opportunities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai for graduates to work within our Ports and Marine Teams. The Ports and Marine team 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.

The UAE Ports and Marine Team are delivering some of the biggest and most 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.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking coastal and marine studies

  • Coastal numerical modelling

  • Overtopping assessments using the Eurotop manual

  • Benefit/cost analysis in accordance with current best practice guidance

  • Design of coastal and marine structures

  • 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 assessments in a coastal management scenario

Key Benfits include:

  • Tax free salary of 8,000 AED per month

  • Flight, 7 nights accommodation, and 3,000 AED relocation payment if relocating from outside of the UAE

  • Costs of visas covered by AECOM

  • Medical Insurance

  • 22 days annual leave, plus local religious and public holidays

Minimum Requirements

  • BEng in Civil, Structural, Maritime, Coastal Engineering or Naval Architecture/Ocean Engineering 2:1 (or equivalent)

  • MEng in Civil, Structural, Maritime, Coastal Engineering or Naval Architecture/Ocean Engineering 2:1 (or equivalent) would be an advantage

  • Preferably a final year project related to Port, Marine or Coastal Engineering

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive

  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel)

  • Preferably familiarity with the coast protection manual and British standard 6349

  • Preferably appreciation of coastal and port planning

  • Preferably an understanding of the technical aspects of coastal process behaviour

Preferred Qualifications

As above.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191476BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.