Graduate Water Electrical Engineers

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine on our website and Twitter page.

At AECOM, we develop sustainable wastewater treatment systems to meet today's environmental challenges. We take an integrated and sustainable approach, which is essential to the effective management of wastewater and wastewater systems and the protection of our public waterways and drinking supplies.

We are leaders in the wastewater industry and our teams of professionals provide the highest quality professional wastewater engineering services, including:

  • Water quality modelling, Wastewater collection, Municipal wastewater treatment, Outfall, Wastewater reuse, Residuals management

We collaborate with clients to develop comprehensive master plans, identifying affordable infrastructure improvements that meet the most challenging wastewater problems. Our wastewater experts encompass the full range of treatment systems, including all aspects of water and global warming cycles. Our capabilities incorporate such processes as advanced membrane bioreactors; enhanced nutrient systems; and advanced biosolids dewatering and oxidation processes. Our goal is to help develop treatment systems that provide:

  • Superior-quality reclaimed water for irrigation or commercial reuse, Clean power from biosolids and waste, and Solid waste by-products for beneficial use

Our experts analyse the operations of lift stations, collection pipelines, and treatment facilities, and look for deficiencies that are likely to develop as the population increases and sewer-system components deteriorate. We help clients collect, convey, treat, and find beneficial uses for effluent. Whether a client requires the design of a new plant or interceptor, an upgrade to a lift station or an integrated approach for water reclamation, our professionals have the expertise and experience to handle any global water assignment. We are a consistent and reliable partner for industries as they strive to comply with more stringent regulations.

Water & Wastewater Treatment

At AECOM, we understand the constant challenge of maintaining the clean water supply to all of our homes and ensuring that all our waste water is comprehensively treated to ensure the ecological 2 balance of our environment.

Our experts deliver comprehensive services from concept to completion and beyond that help ensure sustainable results for our clients. We are knowledgeable in all types of clean water and waste water treatment, pumping stations, Combined Sewer Overflows and related issues. Our staff analyse impacts of potential strategies ranging from the ecological to the regulatory and the socio-economic, as well as from the standpoint of engineering feasibility.

Projects are of a broad range of size and nature however you will be afforded the opportunity to work on projects dealing with the transport and treatment of waste water and clean water, working closely with Process, Civil and Mechanical Engineers within the team to give you a holistic view of each project.

Job Responsibilities

Job responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Production of cable calculations, cable schedules, and circuit schedules
  • Production of lighting designs
  • Production of MCC/ Control Panel details including ICA information
  • Production of electrical specification documents
  • Utilise Amtech, Dialux and Lighting Reality software design programmes
  • Liaise with internal and external design teams, clients and contractors as appropriate


  • BEng in Electrical Engineering (2:1 or equivalent)
  • An MEng in Electrical Engineering (2:1 or equivalent) would be preferred
  • Relevant work experience would be an advantage
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive.
  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel) and good report writing skills beneficial.


Our Graduate Development Programmes (GDP) within AECOM & URS, along with our huge scope of projects across the globe, will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our programmes form a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. Dependent on the business line and office that you join, you will be part of either the AECOM or URS GDP, but will benefit from the best of both worlds in terms of support, training and potential opportunities across AECOM and URS as an AECOM company.

We have over 1,000 graduates on our programmes across the UK & Europe, from over 30 different disciplines, each and every one of them making a tangible difference to the environment we all live & work in.

We will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including chartership with the relevant international professional institution – where we have graduates working towards over 30 professional institutions in the UK. We demand the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support & guide your development, and undertake regular training modules throughout the programme. There will be on-the-job and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects, with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.

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