Graduate Environmental Scientist

Make Amazing Happen!

Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? As a recent graduate, you’ll have the chance to work alongside industry leaders on iconic projects that help shape and connect our cities and communities through AECOM’s wide variety of graduate opportunities available. Learn from challenges that can only be solved by a company like AECOM, one with deep roots, diverse perspectives and an innovative approach. Build your future and make an impact with the support of their global network of experience.

What do AECOM do?

At AECOM we believe that infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Our 47,000+ professionals around the world partner with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. From transportation, water and energy, to buildings and national governments, AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure firm. Whether you are an engineer, planner, scientist or surveyor, we are looking for people who share our purpose and are passionate about improving the communities in which we operate.

Your Development:
We encourage creativity, support flexibility, value diversity and embrace the new and the ground-breaking. You’ll be exposed to more technical excellence and disciplines than anywhere else, working with visionary clients, partners, colleagues and mentors. We will provide you with support, training and direction to ensure you have a positive placement with us and return to university feeling inspired!

Job Summary

The Graduate Engineer – Environmental Scientist engages in all elements of the Graduate Programme and assists the Engineer – Environment/ Environmental Scientist and the broader team in producing environmental information while building analytic and reporting skills in the discipline area. The programme is designed to introduce and develop essential business and personal skills, enhancing the transition from student to professional.

+ Develops ESHIA Studies, sustainability assessments, calculations, sketches, diagrams, and Environmental project models as per specific discipline requirement and exports draft and final environmental reports under the supervision of an experienced Engineer – Environment/ Environmental Scientist

+ Assists with the design content by applying both design and technical knowledge to ensure high-quality outputs under project timelines

+ Under Supervision, performs work following the agreed-upon budget and schedule

+ When required, collects and analyses information from specific discipline and interdisciplinary project data sets

+ Uses computer software as a tool for solving fundamental engineering/ environmental problems

+ Coordinates with other discipline Engineers/ Scientists as applicable for the continuity of the Environmental study process

+ Participates in study evaluation progress and coordination meetings

+ Checks and ensures the quality of the model, survey and study teams for accuracy to reporting requirements

+ Actively seeks information, opportunities to participate and contribute, and develops efficiencies and effectiveness

+ Contributes by solving problems and applying experience or theoretical knowledge to atypical assignments

+ Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.

+ Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories.

+ Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

Minimum Requirements

+ Must have graduated within the last 12 months or graduating no later than Sept 2021

+ Successful applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA or 2:1 (or equivalent) and above

+ Bachelor of Science or Master’s in Environmental Studies

Preferred Qualifications

+ Knowledge of environmental project models would be advantageous.

+ Relevant work experience would be beneficial.

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.

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