AECOM Acoustics Graduate in London, United Kingdom

Business Line Environment

Position Title Acoustics Graduate

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire


Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organisations 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 and @AECOM.

AECOM are looking for an exceptional enthusiastic individual keen to work within an established team in our Nottingham office.

This post offers excellent career opportunities in a large, friendly and well established team supporting one of the world's largest integrated engineering, construction and technical services organisations.

When an employee starts with us we pair them with an experienced member of the team who will guide and mentor them through their initial period working on live projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career, gaining valuable work experience, within an established consultancy with the opportunity to advance to more complicated consultancy work in due course.

We enjoy what we do at AECOM and bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work. We’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed.

Duties will include assisting with the preparation and setting out of sound and vibration measurement equipment at sites across the UK, undertaking measurements, downloading and analysing data and writing reports. Duties would also include organising and maintaining monitoring equipment and assisting with a range of office based work. You may also be required to help with other environment teams. There will also be opportunities to undertake a range of acoustics work dependent on the available projects. All duties will be initially supervised and mentored to provide on the job training.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to follow instructions appropriate to a task. We are looking for someone who is well-organized and detail oriented, and who can effectively manage their time. Ideally they will have good numerical and report writing skills. We would expect proficiency in personal computer applications, to include Microsoft Word and Excel, with skills in PowerPoint and / or Access, GIS software and computer programming an advantage.

As an Acoustics Technician you will have the opportunity to work with other members of the team on a wide range of project types at all stages of the design and implementation process.

Right from day one, you will be given the opportunity to get involved with some important and challenging projects. Working at AECOM means every day is different, and you will be required to use your skills and knowledge to assist in solving problems and providing input in to our projects. You will work in a team to assist in providing technical solutions for our clients, and your day could involve anything from assisting in technical reports, calculations and designs, travelling to and working on site, or participating in workgroup initiatives

Minimum Requirements

Essential Criteria

No direct experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to graduates with a noise and vibration specialism or school leavers with A-Level standard (or equivalent) qualifications who can demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 3 A Levels at grade ‘C’ or above (or equivalent such as Scottish Standard Grade or Junior Certificate in Ireland) including Mathematics and /or Science, Music, Physics

  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions appropriate to a task.

  • Well-organized and detail oriented

  • Effective time management

  • Strong numerical and report writing skills.

  • Proficiency in personal computer applications, to include Microsoft Word and Excel, with skills in PowerPoint and / or Access, GIS and computer programming an advantage.

  • Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Environmental Science.

  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.

  • Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic

  • 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

  • Eligible to work in the UK

  • Full, clean driving licence.

The ideal candidate must be flexible and willing to undertake out of hours work on occasion and be away from home for short periods of time.

Preferred Qualifications

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of instrumentation is a distinct advantage

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.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187977BR

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.