Graduate Water Civil Engineers

Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
31 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

Communities around the globe are challenged to find effective ways to manage water throughout the water cycle restoring the water we use to continue sustaining the natural environment. At AECOM, our water specialists work together worldwide to find innovative solutions to the management of water.

Our teams across the Midlands and the South East deliver projects locally within the region, across the UK and to our clients in the Middle East such as:

An example of our work is the ongoing Deephams STW Upgrade in Edmonton, North London, for Thames Water where AECOM are lead designer for the upgrade of the ninth largest sewage works in England. This is typical of our multi-disciplinary project work where our teams including civil, structural and mechanical/electrical engineers collaborate with clients and the supply chain to deliver large scale
infrastructure improvements to benefit the environment and local communities.

For the Jeddah Stormwater Drainage Programme AECOM delivered fast-tracked solutions including 10 flood-protection dams and 170km of channels and conduits to protect the city’s 3.5 million residents.


  • Working on a wide variety of projects with a variety of clients ensures real opportunities for personal growth and career progression as our graduates develop professionally within a positive culture where learning and development is actively supported and promoted.
  • Our graduates work across the eight water teams gaining a range of experience in various specialisms and on a variety of projects. You will work alongside our experienced engineers as you develop technical and professional skills with a focus on sustainable water management.
  • We support our graduates to pursue their professional development through professional organisations such as ICE or CIWEM. This is complimented by AECOM’s graduate development programme providing broader development and training and an opportunity to meet with other graduates.
  • Technical design work such as hydraulic modelling, catchment management, flood risk analysis, and infrastructure and non-infrastructure design
  • Conducting site visits, to develop a wider understanding of how designs are implemented.
  • Feasibility reports and business cases
  • Data capture and asset record

About You

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive.
  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel) and good report writing skills beneficial.
  • A basic understanding of hydraulic systems would be beneficial however is not essential.
  • BEng in civil, civil and structural or environment engineering (2:1 or equivalent)
  • An MEng in civil, civil and structural or environmental engineering (2:1 or equivalent) would be preferred
  • Modules in water management, hydraulics and design projects would be an advantage