Flood and Coastal Opportunities UK&I

  • United Kingdom
  • 27 Jul, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

At AECOM, we believe in opportunity for everyone.

Our UK and Ireland Water team is growing strongly and we are searching for exceptional individuals at all levels who have the experience and ambition to deliver and lead projects across the Flood and Coastal market.

If you want to work on leading Water projects at home and globally, in a team with a market-leading flexible working culture that enables your professional development and that delivers unrivalled client service, then we would love to hear from you. We are looking for people who share our values, of all grades and disciplines, and in any UK location.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in the delivery of flood and coastal management projects for public and private sector clients. We are working for local authorities, and national government, as well as for the Environment Agency and major infrastructure providers such as Network Rail and Highways England.

With an exciting and growing project portfolio, there is no better time to join our UK Water team.

Please register your interest through application to this advert.

Minimum Requirements

You will have :

  • A passion for the water environment, rivers or the coast,

  • Knowledge and experience of one, or more, of the following;

Flood Risk Management,

Hydraulic Modelling


Engineering Design in a fluvial or coastal setting sector,

FRA or planning experience

Business Case experience related to water projects.

  • Experience of working successfully within or leading multidisciplinary teams.

  • Great communication skills and a proactive mindset.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSc/BEng or equivalent in a relevant discipline, (examples include Civil or Environmental Engineering, Maths, GIS, Geography and Environmental Science but other qualifications will be considered).

If you are working towards a degree level qualification or hold another qualification alongside experience we would welcome your application.

AECOM support our people to achieve chartered status and expect candidates to have achieved or be working towards chartered status with a relevant body.

Your benefits will include:

All our employees have access to our market leading flexible working approach “Freedom to Grow”, if its works for our clients and it works for you there are few limits on flexible working at AECOM.

Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection and paid annual professional institution membership fees. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249624BR

Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Basingstoke, UK - Belfast, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Exeter, UK - Leeds, UK - St. Albans

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.