Employer profile


Updated: July, 2017



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 at aecom.com and @AECOM.

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We are a leader in all of the key markets that we serve, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. We bring together creative, technical and management specialists to work on projects at every scale. We engineer energy-efficient buildings and build new links between cities. We design new communities and regenerate existing ones. We are the first whole environments business, going beyond buildings and infrastructure.

We are looking for graduates from a wide range of disciplines including surveying civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, planning, project management, building services, sustainable buildings engineering, ecology, environmental engineering, water related disciplines and energy related disciplines.


We invest heavily in our graduate development programme (GDP) as it is designed to help train the future leaders, both people and technical, of our business. We currently have over 1,100 graduates across numerous disciplines developing their technical and soft skills, and working towards their professional accreditation. You will learn from some of the most talented and renowned experts in their field, while bringing a fresh approach and further diversifying our workforce.


Professional accreditation is key to your development but also to AECOM as a business. We will provide you with all the support and tools required to achieve this as soon as possible, and in return we expect you to own your development to drive this forwards. Our GDP includes support towards your chosen professional qualification, technical development, the opportunity to work on live client projects, residential training events, allocated mentor(s), a graduate induction, support towards your CPD, secondments where appropriate and available, and external training courses where required.



Work sectors

engineering and manufacturing, property and construction


Aberdeen and North East Scotland, Borders and South of Scotland, Dundee, Perthshire and Fife, East Midlands, East of England, Edinburgh and East Central Scotland, Glasgow, Stirling and West Central Scotland, Inverness and Highlands and Islands, Ireland, London, North East England, North West England, Northern Ireland, South East England, South West England, West Midlands, Worldwide, Yorkshire and the Humber

Contact details

Colmore Plaza
20 Colmore Circus Queensway
B4 6AT
  • Times Top 100 Graduate Employer

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