AECOM Return to Work Programme - Locations across the UK in London, United Kingdom

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Return to Work Programme - Locations across the UK

United Kingdom - London


Job Summary

AECOM is excited to launch our first Return to Work Programme. Open to applicants of any gender, we are looking for individuals who have taken a career break of two years or more, and are looking to get back into the workplace with our structured and supportive programme. Based in our offices throughout the South East (although we would also welcome applicants with relevant experience who are based outside of these locations.) We are looking for Engineers, Planners, Project Managers, Surveyors, Ecologists and Environmental Consultants. Our recruitment days and interviews will be taking place in February with placements commencing in April 2018.

About AECOM:

AECOM is a global network of industry experts working on many of the world’s most important, complex and challenging projects. Our talented teams design, build, finance, operate and manage some of the most innovative projects around the world; from delivering clean water and energy, building iconic skyscrapers and sports stadiums, planning new cities to restoring damaged environments. We help to connect people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transportation systems. AECOM helps to connect people, communities and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transportation systems - So come on board and help deliver a better world.

What you will receive:

  • A paid placement for six months, with the opportunity for the role to become permanent.

  • An opportunity to work on some of AECOM’s leading and most high profile projects.

  • Coaching sessions run by Women Returners to help you successfully transition back to the work place.

  • Access to an abundance of internal on-line training to help you refresh your skills.

  • Flexible working patterns may be available depending on the role

  • A competitive salary in line with market rates

Our opportunities:

  • AECOM also welcome applicants with relevant experience who are based outside of these locations, as they may be able to consider you for their other office location throughout the UK.

  • Transportation Planners and Engineers in the fields of Traffic , Highways , Transport Planning , and Modelling – based in St Albans, Croydon, Bedford, Basingstoke and London

    • Civil Engineer – to work on water & flood risk projects – based in Croydon and Basingstoke
    • Mechanical Engineer (Building Engineering) – based in St Albans - an office based role working on the design aspects (such as, heating, lighting, power, air conditioning etc) of a variety of large projects, including, offices, residential developments, hotels, hospitals etc
    • Electrical Engineer (Building Engineering) – based in St Albans - working on all aspects of electrical engineering design, including specification writing, calculations and developing designs
    • Project Manager (Buildings + Places Sector) working on educational projects based in London
    • Building Surveyor (Buildings + Places Sector) – based in London
  • Contracts Support (Buildings + Places Sector) – legal administration background required to support the review and finalisation of contracts - based in London or St Albans

  • Ecologist – based in Basingstoke and Croydon

    • Environmental Impact Assessment Consultant – based in Birmingham and Bristol
  • Minimum Requirements

What are we looking for:

Have you previously had a successful career working in any of the following fields; Transport Planning, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural or Building Engineering, Construction, Building Surveying, Commercial/Contracts Management, Project Management, Environmental Impact Assessments or Ecology? You will already have a wealth of experience and we look forward to you bringing a fresh perspective to our teams and projects.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience and or Bachelors degree in relevant area that you are applying for


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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Human Resources

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 176127BR

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.