AECOM Graduate Geotechnical Engineer - Belfast in Belfast, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Belfast, Belfast

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 and @AECOM.

We are looking for a graduate Geotechnical Engineer to join our Ground Engineering Team in Belfast. AECOM has Geotechncial teams in a number of its offices across the UK. These teams handle a wide variety of projects based both in the UK and overseas. Some of this work is carried out directly for clients whilst other work is carried out for internal clients, usually as part of larger overall commissions. Example projects include:

  • Jeddah Stormwater Drainage programme in Saudi Arabia, which involved a major ground investigation and design of 15 new embankment dams;

  • Porto Novi - a major maritime/leisure development in a seismically active area;

  • High Speed 2 – Phase 2;

  • A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon;

  • Jazan, Saudi Arabia - a major port and economic city development in a seismically active area;

  • Scottish Water - Shieldhall Tunnel: New 5.0km long, 4.0m diameter tunnel. Works include tunnel lining design, access shafts, open cut sections and treatment by drilling and grouting of shallow mining and mine shafts.

  • A1 Leeming to Barton: Upgrading existing highway to motorway standard – including a new alignment and widening

  • We are also working on the Wallasea Wild Coast project which was shortlisted for the GE Awards Sustainability Award.

Geotechnical Engineering graduates at AECOM will work on a range of projects, involving work such as:

  • Desk study research

  • Geological interpretation and preparation of desk study reports

  • Contribute to the planning and procurement of ground investigations

  • Supervise site works

  • Analysis of geotechnical data and contribute to preparation of geotechnical interpretative and design reports covering key areas such as foundations, retaining walls, slope stability, earthworks and relevant H&S regulations.

  • AECOM has current 3D and 2D numerical analysis software, candidates with an interest in this will have the opportunity to develop skills in this area.

Please attach your up to date CV, and cover letter demonstrating your desire to work in the water industry and how your skills & experience make you the ideal candidate for this position.

Minimum Requirements

  • A degree in Civil Engineering

  • An MSc/MEng in Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, or Foundation Engineering would be an advantage

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office is essential, and competent use of ACAD/ Civil 3D software is desirable.

  • Candidates with Geotechnical work experience would be preferred although this is not essential.

  • Willing and able to work towards professional qualifications (ICE).

  • Demonstrable interest in geotechnical projects and promoting the geotechnical activities with our internal clients

  • Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions.

  • Communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing.

  • Structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole.

  • Ability to work independently without losing initiative & focus.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An MSc/MEng in Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, or Foundation Engineering would be an advantage

  • Candidates with Geotechnical work experience would be preferred although this is not essential

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 207066BR

Clearance Required No

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.