Graduate scheme

£30,000 - £35,000

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.

Job Description

Your work will cover a broad range of hydrogeological and water resources activities including groundwater resource evaluation and development, hydrogeological impact assessment of major infrastructure schemes such as mines and tunnels, and groundwater control and dewatering.
You’ll work with other experienced members of the team who will guide you as you start working on live projects, including groundwater assessments for a variety of projects in the UK and overseas.
At AECOM our multidisciplinary water environment team includes specialists in hydrogeology, hydrology, hydromorphology, water quality and water resource management. Together, we work for a wide range of clients and projects including water companies, onshore oil and gas companies, private companies such as bottled water suppliers, and quarry operators.

Job responsibilities:

  • Site work, including collection of groundwater and surface water data and supervision of borehole drilling and testing

  • Collation, processing and analysis of data into existing and new databases

  • Use of specialist groundwater software, including AquiferWin32

  • Desk study evaluation of project hydrogeology and contributions to factual and assessment reports

  • Preparation of graphical and GIS deliverables

  • Contributing to continued innovation and business development

  • Involvement with and support to the groundwater team and other disciplines such as hydrology, flood, geotechnics, contaminated land and ecology


  • MSc or above in hydrogeology or similar

  • First degree in either Geochemistry, applied geology degree ie engineering/environmental geology, Geophysics, Geography, Earth Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Bioscience must have a focus on Hydrogeology

  • Ability to conceptualise hydrogeological issues

  • Good Microsoft Office skills essential such as Word, Excel & PowerPoint

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£30,000 - £35,000

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Birmingham, Chesterfield, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester

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