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Graduate Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (Building Services) - Cardiff

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26d ago

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  • You must have a minimum 2:1 Bachelor degree in Electrical, Building Services, Mechanical Engineering, or similar, with honors. Accredited by CIBSE, IMechE, or IET. Relevant industry work experience is advantageous. Learn design, BIM, AutoCad, REVIT, calculations, codes, and safety standards.
  • You will design and size electrical systems, write reports, create technical specifications, collaborate with other disciplines, use REVIT & AutoCad, manage projects, and oversee installations. Your role will evolve to include more project responsibility.

Graduate Job



  • AECOM is one of the world’s largest professional engineering consultancies, bringing a comprehensive portfolio of building services and engineering skills to projects encompassing all types of building and use from World Class Sporting Venues through to Commercial Properties, Healthcare & Research, Hotels, Industrial & Manufacturing, and Infrastructure both in the UK and increasingly overseas.
  • Building services engineers work closely with the design team to ensure the projects we create together sustainably perform to the brief and budget. Increasingly we work with our other internal business lines such as Architecture, Environment, Transportation, and our own Project Managers to provide a one stop solution to our clients. If you can bring passion and flair to our work, have a real interest in improving the built environment and want to now apply your engineering skills to the real world then we want to hear from you.


  • An accredited Bachelor degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in Electrical, Building Services, Mechanical, Architectural Environment Engineering or similar, with honors. Accreditation being with CIBSE, IMechE or IET.
  • Relevant Industry related work experience would be advantageous
  • The following description lists a fairly typical approach to foundational training in your discipline; however, business needs, project task availability, and your training interests will also influence the scope and order of training. Depending on your discipline, for your first year you will learn the following skills:
  • Design experience in the electrical and mechanical engineering aspects of project delivery
  • Application of electrical engineering to support sustainable building design
  • Variety of analyses for different buildings from Offices to Hospitals to Data Centre’s and Hotels
  • Delivery of projects using BIM
  • AutoCad and REVIT
  • Calculations including electrical load, circuit design and cable calculations, and lighting
  • How to use the Technical Practice Network
  • Learning to navigate through codes and guidelines
  • Complete our Safety Training
  • AECOM standards and symbols

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • System load calculations to enable central and secondary plant to be accurately sized Technical design of all electrical engineering aspects of projects
  • Ensuring plantrooms and distribution routes are adequately sized
  • Report writing for the appropriate RIBA stage
  • Compiling technical specifications appropriate for the system components selected
  • Determining the best technical solution and evidencing reasoning.
  • Working on projects using REVIT & AutoCad
  • Giving structure to ideas – lots of 'taking a first pass' at spreadsheets, reports and analyses for discussion later rather than instruction
  • Attending meetings and workshops, learning from listening, asking questions and discussion
  • Working with people from other disciplines to gain knowledge on new subjects
  • Assisting in developing our designs through the different stages
  • Inspecting and monitoring installations during the construction phase.
  • Taking on more responsibility in managing our projects from inception through to completion as the graduate role develops


Work type

Full time

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