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We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.Job Description
Our Renewables and Energy Civils team are seeking a Apprentice Engineer within their Edinburgh or Glasgow office to join from August 24.
The successful candidate will be deployed to work on different projects providing civil support for the following types of technologies.
- On and offshore wind
- Solar PV
- Hydroelectric – run of river and pumped storage.
- Grid connection works – cable route and substation civil
- Hydrogen production and storage
- Battery energy storage systems (BESS)
Projects include all stages of design from feasibility to detailed design and site construction supervision both in the UK and internationally. Our clients are a mix between large energy utility generators to private developers.Responsibilities Include
- Supporting the delivery of consultancy services on renewable energy engineering projects.
- Providing input into feasibility level studies for renewable energy projects in conjunction with the wider AECOM teams.
- Preparation of technical reports.
- Preparation of detailed design information.
In addition to your identified external training provision in Civil Engineering SCQF Level 10 (usually delivered via day release) our Apprentice ADVANCE programme 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 programme, you will also engage with an online curriculum via AECOM University and may have the opportunity to join the ADVANCE monthly webinar series. Along with your mentor this will support you towards achieving your professional qualification.Qualifications
No experience is necesary but this SCQF Level 10 apprentice position is ideally suited to school leavers at SQA Highers standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:
- A Minimum of 5 National 5’s (or equivalent) at grade C or above including Mathematics & English.
- Be predicted a minimum of 4 SQA Highers (or equivalent) at Grade BBBB including Maths to be achieved by the end of S6/Year 13.
- An aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g., Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software
- An interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Civil Engineering within the Renewables Sector
- Committed 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
- Able to carry out occasional remote working
Applicants must be willing to progress their career by undertaking a day release course at a Further Education college to study a relevant course relating to Civil Engineering. Your study will be funded and you will earn an income as a permanent employee of AECOM. Subsequently the expectation is that you would go on to achieve relevant professional qualifications as part of your career development.Additional Information
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible since CVs will be reviewed, and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis for an advanced offer start.
Please include a covering letter with your application demonstrating your passion, why you are interested in this position, and how your skills and education/qualifications support your application.
Within your CV include details of any work experience, and your education including dates, grades, subjects, and the level of your education, predicted and/or obtained academic grades.
You must have permanent right to work in the UK as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.About AECOM
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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.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.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.ReqID:
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