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AECOM Graduate Computational Designer, Croydon - Immediate Start in London, 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

The AECOM Energy team are looking for talented Computational Designers to join their growing digital team. As a Graduate Computational Designer at AECOM you will be incorporated into design teams and encouraged to use your understanding of computational design methods to develop or optimise processes used on real-life projects.

You will work in collaboration with a diverse range of engineers, particularly, civil, structural, process and MEP, where you will have the opportunity to learn the engineering design requirements while having the freedom to explore improvements to design processes which we feel could be enhanced.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global design consultancy and on high profile projects, using cutting edge technology and processes to overcome real-life design engineering problems. Graduate Computational Designers will work with experienced engineers who will guide and mentor them during their time at AECOM. They will work on live projects where their role will include:

  • Evaluating the need for new computational, parametric and automated design methodologies

  • Documenting and presenting how the new methodologies enhance the design process and deliver adaptive solutions

  • Preparation of proof of concept for new automated, computational or parametric design processes to demonstrate value for money

  • Liaise with project teams about how to integrate new solutions into existing projects and design processes

  • Development of computational design tools/solutions

  • Assist in the development of parametric object libraries

Our Graduate Development Programme (ADVANCE) along with our huge scope of projects across the globe will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our GDP forms a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. We have more than 750 graduates on our programmes across the UK and Ireland from more than 40 different disciplines, each making a tangible difference to the environment in which we live and work.

We shall provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including Chartership with the relevant international professional institution (we have graduates working towards more than 30 professional institutions in the UK and Ireland). We shall push you to achieve the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support and guide your development, and you will take regular training modules throughout the programme. There will be on-the-job technical development and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.


  • MSc in Computational Engineering Design, Computational Architecture, Computational methods (or similar)

  • Able to demonstrate legal right to work in the UK and meet the requirements for Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

  • Good knowledge and experience of visual programming languages/system, such as Grasshopper or Dynamo

  • Good knowledge and experience of 3D modelling software, such as Revit or Rhino

  • Ideally have knowledge and experience of programming languages, such as Python or C#

  • Ideally have experience of developing scripts, processes and workflows

  • Passionate about computational design, parametric design, generative design and design automation

  • Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing with the confidence to engage with a variety of people (clients, colleagues, stakeholders, and sub-contractors alike)

  • Enthusiastic and hard-working, with ambition and drive

  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole

  • Ability to work both in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus

  • Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions

Additional Information

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible since CVs will be reviewed, and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis for either immediate or advanced offer start. .

Please include a covering letter with your application and provide all predicted and/or obtained academic grades as well as demonstrating why you are interested in this position and how your skills and education/qualifications support your application.

You must have permanent right to work in the UK as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.

Due to the nature of our current projects, we will require the following information to obtain security clearance:

Nationality - if you are dual national we will need you to provide details

Length of time in the UK

If you have left the UK for more than 1 month in the last 3 years, where did you go and for how long.


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: REF21645Y

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: On-Site