Graduate Environmental Engineer

Full Time
Job Description

Join AECOM’s 2024 Graduate Program!

Are you passionate about environmental engineering? AECOM is seeking a motivated graduate to join our team as a Graduate Engineer – Environmental within our Civil + Infrastructure discipline. This role is part of our prestigious 2024 Graduate Program, offering the opportunity to work alongside experienced Engineers and Scientists while developing valuable skills in environmental analysis and reporting.

Role Overview

As a Graduate Engineer – Environmental at AECOM, you will assist the Senior Engineer – Environment/Environmental Scientist and the broader team in producing environmental information and building analytical and reporting skills in the discipline area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Learn about Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESHIA) Studies, calculations, sketches, diagrams, and project models as per specific discipline requirements.
  • Assist in drafting and finalizing environmental reports under the supervision of experienced Engineers/Scientists.
  • Apply design and technical knowledge to ensure high-quality outputs within project timelines.
  • Perform work under supervision to meet agreed-upon budget and schedule.
  • Collect and analyze information from discipline-specific and interdisciplinary project datasets.
  • Utilize computer software to solve fundamental engineering and environmental problems.
  • Coordinate with other discipline Engineers/Scientists to maintain continuity in the environmental study process.
  • Participate in study evaluation progress and coordination meetings.
  • Ensure the quality of models, surveys, and study teams meet accuracy requirements for reporting.
  • Actively seek information, opportunities to participate, and contribute to project efficiencies.
  • Solve problems and apply theoretical knowledge to atypical assignments.

What We’re Looking For: We are seeking a motivated graduate who

  • Has a strong interest in environmental and marine engineering.
  • Demonstrates analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Is proficient in using computer software for engineering and environmental analysis.
  • Is detail-oriented and committed to delivering high-quality work.
  • Is eager to learn and develop skills in environmental reporting and analysis.


Minimum Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in one of the following fields from an accredited University
  2. Environmental Engineering
  3. Environmental Science/Studies
  4. Marine Engineering
  5. Sustainable Energy and Technology
  6. Geography and Environmental Science
  7. Ecology and Conservation
  8. Architecture and Environmental Design
  9. Sustainable Urban Environments
  10. Candidates must be recent graduates, having graduated within the last 24 months or no later than September 2024, to be eligible for AECOM’s Graduate Program.
  11. Successful applicants must have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.3 or 2:1 (or equivalent) and above.
  12. If you hold a Master’s Degree, it should have started within 12 months of completing your Bachelor’s Degree to ensure continuous education and meet program requirements.
  13. Candidates with more than 1 year of postgraduate work experience are not eligible for the program and are encouraged to apply for our professional-level roles instead.

Additional Information

Recruitment Timeline

  • Applications open: May 13th, 2024
  • Applications close: May 31st, 2024
  • Review of CVs, phone screening, and technical interviews: June and July 2024
  • Mobilization & visa processing: August 2024
  • Start Date: September / October 2024
  • Program Orientation: November 2024 (This includes an induction and meet-and-greet for the entire graduate cohort from all our offices in the ME).


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, 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 and digital expertise, 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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.