AECOM Water Flooding & Resources Consulting Graduates, Glasgow in Glasgow, 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.
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. We provide technical expertise and solutions for projects across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, in areas such as:
- Flood Management, Integrated Catchment Management, Hydraulic Modelling (River, Stormwater and Clean water), Hydrology, Sustainable Drainage, Water Sensitive Urban Design, GIS, Flood Mapping, WFD, Natural Flood Management, Natural Capital
Our Water Consulting graduates work within multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects such as the York Flood Alleviation scheme to increase the resilience of the City of York to flooding. Our Water Consulting graduates have undertaken hydraulic modelling, hydrology and flood mapping to inform an assessment of the most cost beneficial options for increasing the standard of flood protection in the city. As a part of this, our water consultants have been involved with economic assessment, option appraisal reporting and writing business cases. The project also involved analysis of natural flood management measures to determine a longer term plan for managing future flood risk using a total catchment approach.
Your role will include but not limited to:
Working with other team members to undertake technical work such as hydraulic modelling (including river and network modelling), hydrology, and flood risk analysis.
Producing technical notes and reports to present results and methods used
Producing mapping for spatial analysis and presentation using GIS software
Undertaking and writing flood risk assessments including liaising with statutory bodies such as the Environment Agency and Local Planning Authorities
Working alongside other sectors and offices to deliver projects
Geography degree or Water related MSc such as Fluvial Geomorphology, Catchment Management/Processes, Water Resources, Hydrology, with a 2:1 classification (or equivalent) or above
Water related modules would be an advantage
Relevant work experience would be an advantage
Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive.
Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel) and good report writing skills beneficial.
Willing and able to work towards professional qualifications such as CIWEM
Demonstrable interest in water projects
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: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid