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Employer Overview

AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure firm, voted as a World’s Most Admired Company in 2020 for the sixth year running. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. We are a leader in all of the key markets that we serve, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings, and government.

Our apprentices and graduates make a real difference to the built and natural environment in which we live, developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges.

Delivering clean water and energy. Designing iconic & sustainable buildings. Planning new cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems, and designing parks where children play.


Why work with us?

  • Work for a company that is built to deliver a better world - voted as a World’s Most Admired Company in 2020 for the sixth year running
  • Work alongside and learn from some of the leading technical experts in our industry
  • Earn while you learn as an apprentice – combine study with on-the-job training, while avoiding student debt
  • Gain a professional qualification while working on real-life projects
  • Join our graduate & apprentice ADVANCE training programme where you will receive full financial and development support towards your professional qualification, including mentoring, residential training modules, an opportunity to work on live client projects, external training courses where required, and multi-disciplinary exposure.

Apprenticeship, graduate and work experience programmes

Become your best self with training opportunities to continuously develop your skills and enhance your career. Our Early Careers Development Programme, ADVANCE, is designed to attract and develop the best talent. We have more than 300 apprentices from numerous disciplines developing their technical and soft skills and working towards their professional accreditation while studying at college or university.

On the apprenticeships side, we provide opportunities from Level 3 BTEC right up to Level 6 degree apprenticeships, subject to your educational qualifications. We are also supportive of day-release, block-release, and distance learning courses. Our apprentice roles tend to open in October time, to start September the following year. However, we are as flexible as we can be with start dates for successful applicants. You will need to submit your CV online and then attend an interview within our office if selected.

In our St Albans office we also run structured work experience weeks in May, July & October for school students looking to gain an understanding of our industry.

We also have graduate opportunities across the UK & Ireland for students studying a huge variety of degrees including civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, building services, fire and sustainable buildings engineering, as well as quantity & building surveying, project management, planning & design, acoustics, water & power related disciplines, and environment including remediation, EIA, ecology, air quality, and GIS. Applications open online in September each year, for a start date the following September.


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