AECOM Bridges & Structures Engineering Apprenticeship - Croydon in Croydon, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Bridges & Structures Engineering Apprenticeship - Croydon

United Kingdom - Surrey

Croydon

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

We are currently seeking exceptional school leavers for a number of Apprentice roles within our 450 strong Bridges & Structures Sector across the UK and Ireland. This is a wonderful opportunity to join our growing design teams receiving ‘on the job training’ working on a wide range of bridge engineering projects across the region and beyond whilst being allocated a senior engineer or senior technician who will provide mentoring during the development period.

Successful applicants will continually develop their skills in bridge engineering with the aim of becoming a world class civil engineering technician or engineer and will be supported at college. Projects we are currently working on include:

  • Riyadh Metro – design of metro viaducts for this $22BN project

  • Forth Replacement Crossing – Category III Check of the new crossing across the Forth Estuary

  • Wessex Capacity Alliance - £350M rail enhancement project including Waterloo Station

  • London Highways Alliance Contract for Transport for London (TfL); Bridge maintenance schemes from investigation through to detailed design

  • Northern Outfall Sewer Bridges for Thames Water – Strengthening of a number of 19th Century bridges

  • London Borough of Bromley – Bridge Feasibility Study

  • A14 Huntingdon to Cambridge Improvements

Responsibilities will include:

  • Production of CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings

  • Preparation of simple bridge and structures calculations

  • Undertaking graphical design and desk top publishing

  • Supporting the administration of projects, including maintaining records

  • Assisting with data review and analysis

  • Ensuring outputs are accurate and meet the required standards

  • Contributing to providing solutions to problems

  • Assisting with site visits to collect information or observe existing situations

Our STEP programme is designed to recruit school-leavers who show commitment, aptitude and enthusiasm, into science, engineering and technology careers with us. You will combine work-based on-the-job training and learning with further studies and must be willing to progress your career. After an initial probationary period you must be willing to undertake a day release course at a Further Education College to study a relevant course such as Civil Engineering BTEC Level 3 or Civil Degree Apprenticeship, depending on your level of education, and ultimately achieving Incorporated Engineer status and subsequently Chartered Engineer status.

In order to apply you will need to provide the following - if this information is not provided it will slow your application down and therefore you may miss out.

  • CV including details of any work experience, and your education including dates, grades, and what you studied

  • Covering letter demonstrating your passion, why you are interested in this position, and how your skills and education/qualifications support your application

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers at either GCSE or A-Level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or Scottish Standard Grade or Junior Certificate in Ireland) at grade ‘C’ or above, including Mathematics & English

  • Show an aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software

  • Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Bridges & Structures Engineering

  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.

  • Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organize parts of projects

  • English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

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.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183368BR

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.