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AECOM Summer Placement Civil/Structural Engineer (Nuclear) Warrington - Start approx May/June 24 (12 weeks) in Warrington, 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

Due to the continued growth and expansion of our Nuclear Team in Warrington, we are looking to increase our technical workforce and are seeking to recruit a Summer Placement Civil/Structural Student.

We are looking for individuals who can apply their skills independently and to act as part of a team to deliver projects to the benefit of our Clients. Inherently the projects are multi-disciplinary and may be at any stage in the project life cycle. Our projects range from client consultancy support to complete turn-key solutions.

This is an exciting time for the Nuclear Team in Warrington, with an interesting and expanding pipeline of both international and UK based projects. As a placement student you will be required to both manage and project report on your package of work with support from Senior Engineers, who will support in your development. Additional responsibilities may include interfacing with client/s and managing the delivery of the projects in accordance with AECOM’s quality, safety and environmental procedures. 

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Hand sketches

  • 3D scheme models

  • Functional calculations

  • Design risk assessments

  • Directive compliance assessments

  • Attendance to client meetings

  • Testing activities

  • Commissioning activities

  • Post project review meetings

  • Identify and report change

  • Ensure that HSE legislation is applied at a project level

  • Provide input to Quality Assurance audits as appropriate

  • Report non-conformities, incidents and observations through the appropriate systems.


  • Working towards a Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Structural Engineering in an ICE or IStuctE accredited University

  • Previous experience in the design and delivery of a system or design project at University.

  • Provide a technical understanding of a technical subject of your choice.

  • Ability to prepare written specifications and contract documents.

  • Understanding of the ICE or IStructE code of conduct and understand the requirements of becoming a registered Member of either of these institutions.

  • Previous work experience and/or membership of a group where you have had to work as a team.

  • Willing to engage in learning the relevant design tools, techniques and related methods e.g. IT systems, IT Software and by IT literate.

  • A basic understanding of design principles and ability to apply them.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to present technical topics to an audience.

  • Full UK driving license or equivalent that permits driving in the UK.

  • Able to meet the requirements for security clearance in the UK.

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 an advanced offer start.

Please include a covering letter with your application and provide all predicted and/or obtained academic grades.

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: REF23930D

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site