AECOM Tunnelling Engineering Graduates, Croydon in Croydon, United Kingdom
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
We will give you 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.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
AECOM offer a comprehensive tunneling consultancy service to clients seeking cost effective, buildable state of the art tunnel projects. The AECOM team has proven global design experience covering a wide range of tunnels in varying and challenging geological conditions. Our collaborative team has successfully delivered sustainable projects in today’s congested cities.
Our current portfolio of projects are wide ranging. These include: London Power Tunnels, High Speed Rail between Birmingham and the north of England; A303 Stonehenge Tunnel; Snowdonia Power Tunnels and Thames Tideway Sewer. We are also delivering work for Network Rail, Water Authorities and the UK’s Geological Disposal Facility for radioactive waste.
An example project is HS2 Phase 2b Lot2, High Speed 2 Limited . AECOM provided design services to HS2 as part of the ACI joint venture, to support Hybrid Bill stage design for HS2 Phase 2b Lot 2. This area covers the route between Birmingham and Sheffield. The AECOM tunnelling team contributed to route development and outline design by considering bored, mined and cut and cover tunnelling options for the railway. Our scope of work included review of alignment and construction options and sifting multiple options against engineering, environmental and engagement criteria. The resulting designs are then developed to outline design level, allowing suitable plans, construction cost estimates and environmental statements to be prepared to support the hybrid bill submission to parliament. Tunnelling engineers work as part of a large multidisciplinary and international team to deliver this high-profile project. We are actively pursuing similar high speed rail schemes overseas.
Tunnelling engineering graduates at AECOM will work on a range of projects including:
Work within a wide range of sectors offering a challenging and varied workload, including: Water transfer tunnels; Highway tunnels; High Speed, Standard & light rail; Mining; Airport infrastructure; Onshore & offshore tunnels; Power tunnels
Application of civil, structural and geotechnical knowledge gained throughout your degree
Feasibility studies & optioneering, through preliminary and detailed design; in particular the importance of understanding how designs can be constructed safely
Tunnel, shaft and cavern designs in hard & soft ground using a variety of construction methods
Identifying and resolving complex engineering problems using finite element software backed up by solid empirical methods
In time you will be required to lead small projects or elements of larger projects and provide support and advice to other members of the team
Identifying opportunities to expand the existing business through client managers to build a broad and influential network through effective communication.
A degree in Civil or Civil & Structural Engineering with a 2:1 classification or above (or equivalent)
An MSc/MEng in Soil Mechanics/Geotechnical/Tunnelling Engineering would be an advantage
Any existing construction experience achieved through the degree would also prove advantageous
Willing and able to work towards a professional qualification (ICE or IStructE)
Demonstrable interest in tunnelling projects and promoting the tunnelling activities in the transport and utility sectors
Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions
Communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing
Structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
Ability to work independently without losing initiative & focus.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.
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.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Corporate
Business Group: Corporate
Strategic Business Unit: Human Resources
Career Area: Engineering