Acoustics Graduate Consultant

Type: Graduate
Region: London

About AECOM

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Company Description

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At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We’re one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

Responsibilities

As a graduate within the acoustics team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to a wide range of technical projects, with a wealth of experience from within the team to support you and develop your knowledge and skills. Whilst the precise work will be dependent on current projects, it is likely that your involvement would include:

  • Conceptual Design
  • Power Network Design, Power System Analysis & Studies
  • Load & Demand Forecasting, System Stability Analysis
  • Substation Site Selection
  • Substation Design
  • Ground Resistivity Measurement & Earthing System Design using CDE3D Substation & Switchyard Layout Visualization
  • Lightning Protection System Design
  • Overhead & Underground Cable System Design
  • Interconnector Studies & Design
  • Transformer & Switchgear Selection & Installation
  • Options Selection & Evaluation
  • Value Engineering
  • HV Cable studies using CYMCAP

Professional Development

Our Graduate Development Programme (ADVANCE) 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 GDP forms a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future.

We have more than 750 graduates on our programmes across the UK and Ireland from more than 40 different disciplines, each making a tangible difference to the environment in which we live and work.

We shall provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including Chartership with the relevant international professional institution (we have graduates working towards more than 30 professional institutions in the UK and Ireland). We shall push you to achieve the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time.

You will be assigned a mentor to support and guide your development, and you will take regular training modules throughout the programme. There will be on-the-job technical development and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.

The professional institute you will work towards is the Institute of Acoustics.

Qualifications

BSc/MSc degree in Acoustics, Acoustical Engineering, Sound Engineering and Production (Physics or Mechanical Engineering if an interest/experience in Acoustics).  Degree classification of 2:1 or above (or equivalent) is preferred

  • Committed to becoming a corporate member of the Institute of Acoustics and ultimately a Chartered Acoustician
  • Good Microsoft Office skills essential such as Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • A full driving licence would be beneficial as the role will involve travel for site surveys
  • Willingness to travel and occasionally work out of normal office hours
  • Strong numeracy 
  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
  • Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing with the confidence to engage with a variety of people (clients, colleagues, stakeholders and sub-contractors alike) and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and discuss technical issues and capture feedback
  • Self-motivation, enthusiasm, hard-working, with ambition and drive
  • Excellent research and report writing skills 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating with colleagues, client and stakeholders as appropriate and independently without losing initiative & focus
  • Ability to work flexibly under pressure, responding to changing project and programme demands

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
  • Please include a CV, Portfolio & Covering letter with your application and provide all predicted and/or obtained academic grades.
  • You must have permanent right to work in the UK&I as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.  

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity 

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

We’ve signed the Gradcracker feedback pledge. (This means that we will supply feedback if requested after an interview.)

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