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AECOM Civil Engineer - Water in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

What your new role will entail;

Our thriving, multidisciplinary Water team in England and Wales are looking for Civil Engineers to join our growing teams within our St Albans, Croydon, Basingstoke, Birmingham, Exeter, Bristol, Cardiff, Chesterfield and Leeds offices. Our Water Team is involved in high profile, industry leading infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas and we are working on a variety of significant projects for Local and National Government, Water and Sewerage Authorities and other clients. This includes schemes at all stages of the design and construction process from feasibility, through design to operation, maintenance and asset management.

Key responsibilities of the position include;

  • Work with other team members as part of an energetic and diverse team to deliver benefits to the communities that we serve, undertaking technical work, site work, and project management.

  • Undertake technical and feasibility studies to appraise the practicability and buildability of alternative solutions in aspects such as potable water, foul water, surface water and attenuation requirements, including appropriate calculations closely interfacing with other disciplines in the delivery of engineering design and the preparation of technical reports.

  • Undertake numerical analysis including the use of computer-based programmes to assist with the study of potable, surface and wastewater systems.

  • Undertake structural analysis and design such as determination of the design situation and load cases, including calculation and use of analysis software.

  • Produce designs of water infrastructure such as pump systems and pipe networks with attention to safety in design, such as creating a Designer’s Risk Assessment document and working with technicians to produce and consolidate final working drawings.

  • Keep up-to-date with developments in regulatory legislation, standards and guidelines that may affect design work.

  • Opportunities for working on site and site visits, to develop a wider understanding of how designs are implemented.

Being part of the team;

The Water team brings together the skills of project managers, hydrologists, water scientists, numerical modellers and civil, electrical, process and mechanical engineers. We do this to provide integrated, sustainable and cost-effective solutions. Our work ranges from high profile infrastructure schemes through to locally significant projects that make a real difference to communities. We work with Water Companies, the Environment Agency, Local Authorities and private clients in the UK and overseas. Our team works to imagine a better solution and to deliver it.

You will be joining a dynamic local team of high performing civil engineers ranging in experience from apprentice to director level, within a larger national Water Engineering team. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and support to develop and work towards professional development goals. Prospects to grow and improve project and client management, as well as technical excellence are on offer as well as excellent opportunities for career progression and development.


Here's what we will need from you;

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification, or demonstratable equivalent experience.

  • Proven experience within the water sector working for a consultancy.

  • Working towards chartership or incorporated status with a relevant institution e.g. ICE, CIWEM etc.

  • Experience of undertaking engineering assessments, options appraisals, engineering calculations and / or economic appraisal.

  • Experience of outline and / or detailed design, preferably of wastewater / water treatment schemes and / or flood risk management or drainage schemes.

Additional Information

You can learn more about us here: 2023 AECOM Candidate Brochure (


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10096265

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid