AECOM Graduate Structural Engineer - Belfast in Belfast, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Northern Ireland, Belfast
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.
AECOM is one of the world’s largest professional engineering consultancies, bringing a comprehensive portfolio of multidisciplinary engineering skills with our structural engineers frequently providing the leading role in the development of building projects. We are currently engaged in a wide variety of building projects from world class sporting venues through to commercial properties, healthcare and research, hotels and resorts, industrial and manufacturing developments. These projects are located both in the UK and increasingly overseas.
Structural engineers work closely within design teams to ensure that the projects we create together perform sustainably and holistically to meet the brief and budget. Increasingly we work with our other internal business lines such as architecture, environment, transportation and our own project managers to provide a one stop solution to our clients and their projects.
Graduates commencing their careers with the AECOM structural engineering group are engaged into teams and paired with an experienced engineer who will guide and mentor them through the initial stages of their career whilst working on live projects.
Your key responsibilities, with support from your team, may include the following:
Developing analytical and design skills
Creating designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer
Collecting and analysing data under the supervision of an experienced engineer
Using various tools to solve basic engineering problems
Liaising with other disciplines within the project team to coordinate design
Performing work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision
Contributing to a wide range of projects as the work load dictates
Training is provided whilst engaged on specific projects through our formal training scheme that leads to becoming a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Structural Engineers. Training is delivered ‘on the job’ with the active projects we deliver and through engagement on external and internally delivered training programmes. Training will develop graduates knowledge of:
Design methods using a variety of structural materials,
Practical application of the current design software that allows us deliver design solutions efficiently and effectively,
The skills necessary to present our engineering solutions – this will include sketching and an understanding of the use of 3D drawing in Revit
The training will ensure all our engineers have a full set of design skills and are equipped to engage with the wider design and contractor teams.
Early work with us will typically involve:
Assisting in the development of our projects through the different design stages
Attending meetings and workshops with other design professionals such as architects through to inspections during the construction phase.
As our graduates develop they are expected to take on more responsibility in managing projects which in turn leads to more challenges and rewarding career progression.
The following attributes and requirements are anticipated in the graduates we wish to recruit:-
Masters degree accredited by a professional engineering institution such as the Institution of Civil Engineers or the Institution of Structural Engineers.
Ideally degree qualification at 2:1 or higher.
Enthusiasm and drive to become a Chartered Engineer.
Demonstration of the desire to create opportunity or make the most of opportunities to develop academic, engineering or life experiences.
- Relevant work experience would be advantageous
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 Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 210233BR
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.