AECOM Water Civil Engineering Industrial Placement 2019 - 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 3 Industrial Placement students 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


  • Currently studying a BEng/MEng (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or Water Engineering

  • Must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the UK

  • Must be available to start around June to September 2019

Preferred Qualifications


  • Currently studying 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

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 Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199911BR

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.