AECOM Traffic Civil Engineering Apprenticeship - Edinburgh in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Traffic Civil Engineering Apprenticeship - Edinburgh

United Kingdom - Edinburgh

Edinburgh

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 across the UK for apprentices to work within our Traffic Teams. The Traffic team is focused on developing engineering measures to achieve a safe and efficient movement and interaction of pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles on the roads. We focus mainly on traffic flows, road geometry, cycle facilities, traffic signs, pavement engineering, traffic signals and intelligent transport systems. We strive to achieve the optimum use of the available space which is often constrained, especially in urban areas.

Our traffic teams are currently involved in a wide range of projects from concept and preliminary design, traffic modelling, through to detailed design and implementation. We often work alongside other construction professionals in multi-disciplinary teams. Overall we deliver sustainable cost effective solutions to our clients, whether they are local or national authorities or private developers. Work is often fast paced and requires creativity, tenacity and excellent communication to achieve the right result for our clients whilst respecting the requirements of wider stakeholders and maintaining the highest industry standards’.

In partnership with Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK), AECOM are now looking to recruit a Degree Apprentice in Civil Engineering, specifically within the AECOM Traffic team based in Edinburgh.

Within this 4 year skills development programme, you will combine work-based on-the-job training with part time study towards a Degree in Civil Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, BEng Hons, SCQF level 10). You must be willing to progress your career and be willing to undertake a day release attendance at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh to study the Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship. Depending on your level of education, you will look to ultimately achieve professionally recognised status such as Incorporated Engineer, or Chartered Engineer status by gaining an MSc qualification after completion of the BEng (Hons).

When an apprentice 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 TRANSYT, Linsig, Arcady, Vissim and AutoCad to ensure all our engineers have a full set of design skills. Early work with us will typically include:

  • Assisting in developing our designs through the different stages

  • Traffic flows

  • Road geometry

  • Cycle facilities

  • Traffic signs

  • Pavement engineering

  • Traffic signals

  • Intelligent transport systems

In order to apply you will need to provide the following - if this information is not provided it will slow your application down and therefore you may miss out.

  • CV including details of any work experience, and your education including dates, grades, and what you studied.

  • Covering letter demonstrating your passion, why you are interested in this position, and how your skills and education/qualifications support your application

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers in S5 or S6 and achieving Scottish Higher or A-Level (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 4 Scottish Highers at grade ‘B’ or above or 3 A-Levels at grade ‘C’ or above. You must also possess Mathematics & English at National 5 or Standard Grade or above.

  • An aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software

  • Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Traffic Engineering

  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.

  • Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organize parts of projects

  • English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

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 Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189740BR

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.