AECOM Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician - London & Basingstoke in London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - London, London
Alternate Locations UK - Basingstoke
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’s Infrastructure team comprises of civil engineering specialists within our Building Engineering Business Line. We deliver creative infrastructure solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors by providing input to projects ranging from the largest regeneration projects in the UK to smaller housing and commercial developments. We work for both private and public sector clients, most of whom return to us for our experience of the industry and knowledge of their requirements.
We work across all construction stages, from pre-feasibility through feasibility, design and construction and across a wide range of sectors including - Housing Developments, Retail & Commercial, Airports and Education. Our work includes:
Engagement in masterplan development
Contributions to Transport Assessments and EIA process
Preparation of surface water drainage strategies and flood risk assessments
Preparation of foul water drainage strategies and utility appraisals
Site levels design and cut/fill analysis to optimise use of materials on site
Feasibility and highway route studies
Traffic management planning
Pavement analysis and design
Drainage analysis and design
Utility layout and diversion design
Streetscape (street lighting, fencing, traffic signals and traffic sign) design
Coordination of designs with the project team in 3D as part of BIM
Liaising with authorities to secure approval for the designs
Contract Administration and Supervision
We are currently seeking exceptional candidates for a Civil Engineering Technician Apprentice / Trainee role within our London – Aldgate & Basingstoke offices. This is a wonderful opportunity to join our growing design team receiving ‘on the job training’ working on a wide range of civil engineering projects across the region and beyond whilst being allocated a senior engineer or senior technician who will provide mentoring during the development period.
Successful applicants will continually develop their skills in civil engineering with the aim of becoming a world class civil engineering engineer and will be supported at college (usually one day per week at a recognised provider) in order to hone technical skills (ensuring real opportunities for personal growth and career progression). We also run a variety of in-house training sessions.
Production of CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings
Preparation of simple civil engineering calculations
Supporting the administration of projects, including maintaining records
Assisting with data review and analysis
Ensuring outputs are accurate and meet the required standards
Meeting agreed deadlines
Working as a member of a team
Contributing to providing solutions to problems
No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers at A/AS level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:
Minimum of 3 GCSE Levels at grade ‘C’ or above, including Mathematics, English and Science, and/or either; Completed first year of BTEC National Diploma or AS or 'A' levels in STEM subjects
Show an aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software.
Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career specifically within Civil Engineering.
Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.
Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic.
Ability to demonstrate attention to detail.
Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise parts of projects.
English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports.
As mentioned, applicants must be willing to progress their career by undertaking a day release course at a Further Education college to study a relevant course in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Your study will be funded and you will earn an income as a permanent employee of AECOM. Subsequently the expectation is that you would go on to achieve relevant professional qualifications as part of your career development.
Please note - If you already have a degree , please apply to our Graduate Programme via our job board.
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 Engineering - Civil
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 206586BR
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.