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Geotechnical & Engineering Geology Graduates - London

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Apr 27, 2023

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Graduate Job



  • Our Ground Engineering UK&I team comprises 200 staff and provides services ranging from project management, feasibility studies, detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision for geotechnical works in UK&I and overseas. We support internal and external clients on a wide variety of projects, but predominantly in road, rail, airports, ports and harbours, flood alleviation, nuclear power and waste management, commercial and industrial developments, landslip investigation and remediation


  • A degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology with a 2:1 classification (or equivalent) or above
  • A masters in Soil Mechanics or Geotechnical Engineering would be an advantage for our engineering roles
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office is essential, and competent use of ACAD/ Civil 3D software is desirable
  • Candidates with Geotechnical or engineering geology work experience would be preferred although this is not essential
  • Willing and able to work towards professional qualifications (ICE, IOM3 or The Geological Society)
  • Demonstrable interest in ground engineering projects and in promoting ground engineering activities with our internal clients
  • Flexible and willing to work away from home on sites and occasionally in other offices
  • Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions
  • Communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing
  • Structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
  • Ability to work independently without losing initiative & focus.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Our Ground Engineering graduates at AECOM will work on a range of projects, involving work such as:
  • Desk studies, site inspections, rockface surveys and geomorphological mapping
  • Contribute to the planning and procurement of ground investigations
  • Supervise ground investigation fieldwork
  • Geological interpretation and preparation of interpretative reports
  • Analysis of geotechnical data, preparation of ground models, design and reporting on foundations, retaining walls, soil slope stability, earthworks, rock slope stabilisation
  • AECOM has a range of 2D and 3D numerical analysis software, candidates with an interest in this area will have the opportunity to develop modelling skills.


Work type

Full time

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