AECOM Water Civil Engineering Graduate - 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 have a number of opportunities for civil engineering graduates to join our Water Civils team in Belfast in 2019.

Communities around the globe are challenged to find effective ways to manage water throughout the water cycle restoring the water we use to continue sustaining the natural environment. At AECOM, our Water specialists work together worldwide to find innovative solutions to the management of water. Our Water team in Belfast delivers projects locally within the UK & Ireland and to our clients in the Middle East and Central America.

The AECOM Water team in Belfast is a cohesive unit of qualified, experienced and dedicated professionals, delivering optimum whole-life solutions to meet the needs of our clients. We connect with our colleagues globally and have a proven reputation for collaborative working. We operate across a number of functions including: wastewater treatment; wastewater network infrastructure; water treatment; water network infrastructure; water resources; and development infrastructure. Our services include:

  • Feasibility & Business Case

  • Design

  • Project Management

  • Health & Safety

  • Site Supervision

  • Data Capture & Asset Records

During Northern Ireland Water’s Integrated Wastewater Framework AECOM delivered services from concept to commissioning on a £150M capital programme involving new wastewater treatment works and major wastewater infrastructure upgrades throughout Northern Ireland. Services included feasibility, design, contract management and site supervision.

For the IRIS Regional Sewage Treatment Strategy on the Isle of Man AECOM delivered feasibility and design services for wastewater network and treatment solutions at over twenty towns and villages across the Island. The project focused on the identification and development of the most sustainable solution for each settlement and culminated in Isle of Man Government approval being received for a £75M programme of recommended capital projects.

For the Placencia Wastewater Project in Belize AECOM is applying the skills and expertise of the team in Belfast to deliver a first-time sewerage scheme for the Placencia Peninsula in the Caribbean. The team includes experts from our environmental teams in the US and is focused on delivering the optimum solution for Belize Water Services in a technically challenging and environmentally sensitive location.

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 BEng/MEng (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or Water Engineering

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

  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel) and good report writing skills

  • Willing and able to work towards professional qualifications such as ICE & CIWEM

  • Demonstrable interest in water projects

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

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

  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole

  • Ability to work independently without losing initiative & focus.

Preferred Qualifications


  • A MEng (or equivalent) in Civil or Water Engineering

  • Completion of water related modules

  • Civil and/or water engineering related work experience

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201941BR

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.