AECOM Graduate Opportunities UK & Ireland 2021/22 in AECOM at Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Website AECOM

This listing is about AECOM in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Job Summary

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AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from 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 expertise and innovation, 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 $13.2 billion in fiscal year 2020. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

We recruit graduates across the UK & Ireland into Transportation Engineering & Planning, Building & Quantity Surveying, Project Management, Building Engineering & Consultancy, Geotechnical & Tunnelling Engineering, Water Engineering & Consulting, Environmental Consulting, Planning & Design, Power Engineering, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture – more details can be found below.

We recruit across a wide range of disciplines including civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, building services, fire and sustainable buildings engineering, as well as quantity & building surveying, project management, transport planning, urban design & planning, town planning, ecology, EIA, GIS, acoustics, and environmental, architecture & landscape architecture, water and energy related disciplines.

Our offices include Basingstoke, Bedford, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Chelmsford, Cork, Croydon, Chesterfield, Dublin, Edinburgh, Exeter, Galway, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Southampton, Swindon, Warrington, and York.

Below you will find links to detailed job descriptions for each of our recruiting teams. Where links have yet to be added this will be done over the coming weeks.

Water Engineering & Consulting

Water Civil Engineering

Water Consulting

Water Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

Ports & Marine Engineering

Geotechnical & Tunnelling Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering & Engineering Geology

Tunnelling Engineering

Transportation Engineering & Planning

Aviation Engineering (Infrastructure, not Aerospace)

Bridge Structures

Civil Infrastructure – Plymouth

Freight & Logistics


Pavement Design – Nottingham

Rail (Civil)

Rail (Electrical)

Strategic Consultancy – Nottingham

Technology Services

Traffic Engineering and Consultancy

Transportation Planning

Surveying & Project Management

Building Surveying – Birmingham, Belfast, Dublin, London, Basingstoke, Plymouth, Liverpool

Project Management – Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh/Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Cambridge, London, Southampton, Basingstoke, Plymouth/Exeter, Oxford

Quantity Surveying/Cost Management – Belfast, Dublin, Galway, Cork, Edinburgh/ Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol,, Southampton, Oxford, Cambridge,

Building Engineering & Consulting

Buildings Acoustics Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Basingstoke, Croydon

Buildings Fire – Manchester, London, Edinburgh

Buildings IT & Communications, Edinburgh, London

Building Physics – CFD – London

Building Public & Environmental Health – London

Buildings Services (M&E) – SE ( London, St Albans, Croydon), Manchester, Bristol, Cardiff

Buildings Structures – Basingstoke, Manchester, Nottingham, Belfast

Buildings Sustainability – London, Manchester, Birmingham

Environmental Contracting

Environmental Technician – currently on hold

Environmental Consulting

Acoustics Croydon

Air Quality Basingstoke, Nottingham or Chesterfield

Aquatic Ecology Leeds, Nottingham or Basingstoke

Arboriculture – currently on hold

Ecology – Nottingham, Chesterfield, Leeds, Manchester

EIA (including housing research & neighbourhood planning) Basingstoke, Belfast, Bristol, Croydon, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester, Plymouth, Chesterfield, St Albans, York, Aldgate, Croydon

EIA (Natural Capital) – London/Aldgate – also see vacancy 257967

EIA (Republic of Ireland) Cork, Dublin, Galway

Climate Change, Sustainability and Resilience Edinburgh, Croydon, Bristol, Birmingham and Leeds currently on hold

Environmental Transaction & Compliance – Birmingham or Croydon

Geomorphology – Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Basingstoke, Bristol, Nottingham or Glasgow, Belfast, Edinburgh

GIS Basingstoke, Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, Croydon, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aldgate, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leeds, Birmingham currently on hold

Heritage/Archaeology Newcastle, Croydon, Belfast, Basingstoke – currently on hold

Hydrogeology/Hydromorphology/Water Science – Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Basingstoke, Bristol, Nottingham or Glasgow, Belfast, Edinburgh

Remediation (Republic of Ireland) – currently on hold

Remediation (UK) – Croydon

Stakeholder Engagement Bristol, Birmingham and London-Aldgate

Waste Management (UK) Chesterfield, Nottingham, Croydon

Design & Planning

Economics & Economic Development – London, Manchester

Town/Urban Planning – London

Urban Design – London, Manchester

Workplace Interior Design – London, Belfast

Workplace Strategy Consulting – London


Landscape Architecture – Environment Business Line – Cambridge, Birmingham, Leeds, Chesterfield

Landscape Architecture – Buildings and Places Business Line – Basingstoke, Dublin, Cork, Chesterfield, Leeds, Cambridge, London-Aldgate

Graduate Architectural Technologist – Manchester

Architectural Specification Consultant – Manchester

P2 Graduate Architect London and Glasgow


Nuclear Structures

Nuclear M&E – applications closed

Renewable Energy Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol, Cardiff, St Albans, London-Aldgate, Dublin

Thermal Energy

Transmission & Distribution (Electrical/Power Engineering HV) Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, Birmingham, St Albans, Aldgate

General Consulting

Design Management – London, Edinburgh

Minimum Requirements

Criteria varies across practice lines so please consult the relevant job description for detailed requirements. All graduate roles require a minimum of a 2:1 classification (or equivalent, i.e. 60% or above) in a relevant degree and less than 2 years post graduate relevant work experience. If you have more than 2 years please apply to our experienced hire positions at

Preferred Qualifications


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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252491BR

Additional Locations IE – Cork – Montrose House, IE – Dublin – 24 Lower Hatch Street, IE – Dublin – Adelphi Plaza, IE – Galway Technology Park, UK – Ashford, UK – Basingstoke, UK – Bedford, UK – Belfast, UK – Birmingham – Colmore Plaza, UK – Bristol – Portwall Place, UK – Cambridge – Wellbrook Court, UK – Cardiff, UK – Chelmsford, UK – Chesterfield, UK – Croydon – Bedford Park, UK – Cumbria Westlakes, UK – Edinburgh – Tanfield, UK – Exeter, UK – Glasgow – 120 Bothwell Street, UK – Leeds, UK – Liverpool, Merchants Court, UK – Londonderry, UK – Manchester – 1 New York Street, UK – Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK – Norwich – Cavell House, UK – Nottingham Regan Way, UK – Oxford – Avalon House, UK – Peterborough – Clarence House, UK – Plymouth – Plumer House, UK – Southampton, UK – St. Albans, UK – Swindon, UK – Warrington – Birchwood Park, UK – York – 16 Toft Green

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.

Company: AECOM

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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