AECOM Transportation Engineering Apprenticeships 2017 - Bristol in Bristol, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146475BR

Position Title Transportation Engineering Apprenticeships 2017 - Bristol

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Bristol

City Bristol

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at ;www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Transportation

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

These roles are permanent full-time Apprentice/Trainee roles ideally suited to school leavers - if you are a graduate degree holder please apply to our Graduate UK & Ireland 2017 position (ref. 137994BR).

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 are a leader in all of the key markets that we serve, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of our clients’ projects.

AECOM invest heavily in the quality of our apprentice & trainee programme and the opportunities it provides. We currently have more than 300 apprentices & trainees across the UK & Ireland, learning from some of the most talented and renowned experts in their field, bringing fresh approaches and further diversifying our workforce.

We have a number of opportunities across the UK & Ireland within our Transportation Engineering business line, including Traffic Engineering, Highways Engineering, Bridge Structures Engineering, & Rail Engineering - Job Descriptions below. We take apprentices & trainees all year round so we will be as flexible on start dates as we possibly can.

Our Structured Training Excellence Programme (STEP) is designed to recruit school-leavers who show commitment, aptitude and enthusiasm, into science, engineering and technology careers with us. You will combine work-based on-the-job training and learning with further studies and must be willing to progress your career. After an initial probationary period you must be willing to undertake a day release course at a Further Education College to study a BTEC Level 3 or HND in a relevant discipline which would be funded by AECOM. Your NVQ Level 3 will be achieved during this time through your work experience.

Driven by the successful completion of a BTEC Level 3 or a HNC you may want to continue your studies at a higher level. AECOM fully expects this and is keen to develop and nurture its talent. For those wishing to progress their education AECOM may continue to support individuals through an appropriate part-time BSc/BEng degree course to support you towards Incorporated Engineer status and subsequently Chartered Engineer status.

You can see the detailed job descriptions for each team below. 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, how your skills and education/qualifications support your application, and which of the teams listed above (and in the job descriptions below) you are interested in

Job Descriptions

Bridges & Structures Engineering at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Bridge-Structures-Engineering-Trainee-JD.pdf

Highways Engineering at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Highways-Engineering-Trainee-JD.pdf

Rail Engineering at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Rail-Trainee-JD.pdf

Traffic Engineering at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Traffic-Engineering-Trainee-JD.pdf

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers at either GCSE or A-Level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s at grade ‘C’ or above (or equivalent such as Scottish Standard Grade, or Junior Certificate in Ireland), including Mathematics & English

  • Show 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 Transportation 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.