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Aecom UK

  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Ports & Marine Engineering Graduates

Aecom is the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm – your growth and success are theirs too.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
GBP 33,000 - 35,000 Prosple salary estimate
Start Date

Application dates

Applications Close
5/15/2023 (Prosple estimated closing date)

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Civil Engineering & Construction
Marine Engineering

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights

United Kingdom

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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About Aecom

AECOM is an American multinational infrastructure consulting firm. AECOM has approximately 51,000 employees and is number 157 on the 2019 Fortune 500 list.

Your responsibilities

  • Undertaking coastal management studies, including SMPs, strategies, and StAR/PARs
  • Coastal hydrodynamic modeling using the MIKE software suite
  • Overtopping assessments using the Eurotop manual
  • Benefit/cost analysis in accordance with current best practice guidance
  • UK coastal management policies, current Defra, and EA FCERM guidance.
  • Inspection, feasibility studies, and detailed design relating to coast protection and sea defense structures e.g. revetments, rock armor, breakwaters, and embankments.
  • Design of maritime structures e.g. quay walls, jetties, pontoons, mooring dolphins, piers, berthing structures, steel sheet piling, lock, and dock gates.
  • Economic assessment in a coastal management scenario

Training & development

The ADVANCE program is designed to help you build your career in AECOM. You will attend a number of instructor-led training sessions where you will meet and hear from people across the business and take part in a series of interactive activities to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your role. Alongside the instructor-led elements of the ADVANCE program, you will also engage with an online curriculum via AECOM university and have the opportunity to join the ADVANCE monthly webinar series.

Salary & benefits

Aecom UK offers competitive salaries, benefits, and a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team. Typically the salary payment for the position ranges from GBP 33,000 to GBP 35,000 alongside this you will get great secondary benefits such as:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Free advice on finance, legal and medical concerns
  • Annual season ticket 
  • loans and cycle-to-work scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Strength assisting with well-being and Income protection (after 12 months of service)
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • 15 days’ paid leave a year for formally signed up reservists*

Career progression

The AECOM Graduate Program lasts for two years and provides graduates with full financial and development support towards their relevant professional qualification, including an assigned mentor, standard residential training modules, an opportunity to work on live client projects, external training courses where required, and multi-disciplinary exposure. 

Work-life balance

You will split your time between working from the office and working from home so that you will have an element of both. However, the firm does try and get its graduates into the office as much as possible early on in their careers, to support their learning and development and meet other graduates in the program.

Culture & vibe

The company’s culture is exemplary. The company creates a healthy working environment for employees to feel at ease and bring their A-game. AECOM is an equal opportunity employer that provides equitable employment opportunities to qualified employees regardless of their race, age, gender, religion, perspectives, political affiliations, creed, nationality, or sexuality.

About you

  • BEng in Civil, Structural, or Coastal Engineering with a 2:1 (or equivalent) or above
  • MEng in Civil, Structural, or Coastal Engineering would be an advantage
  • A final-year project related to Port, Marine, or Coastal Engineering would be an advantage
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive
  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel)
  • Familiarity with the coast protection manual would be an advantage
  • Appreciation of ship simulation and port planning would be an advantage
  • An understanding of the technical aspects of coastal process behavior would be an advantage

How to apply

To apply for this position, click the “Apply on employer site” button on this page.


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Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
Civil Engineering & Construction
Marine Engineering

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
United Kingdom