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AECOM Nuclear Electrical Engineering Summer Placement, Warrington in Warrington, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM operates 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. As a Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

The AECOM Nuclear EC&I Team provide multi-disciplinary consultancy to the nuclear industry in both the nuclear new build and decommissioning sectors. In the new build sector, we are providing engineering support to the Developers of the UK’s fleet of new nuclear power stations. In the Decommissioning Sector, which requires considerable new build to enable decommissioning, AECOM provides support to the entire Nuclear Estate, including:

  • Multidisciplinary design support for various key nuclear clients.

  • Design and development of waste storage and disposal facilities

  • Multidisciplinary design support to defense projects.

An example project is for a client (name withheld) to design and build a completely new facility, including all site surveys, infrastructure planning, equipment integration from concept design to completed building with a very short time from design to build. The project utilised modular technology built to our designs and integrated together to give an extremely flexible and fast solution to our customers problems.

The project challenged the Nuclear Industry’s traditional approach to building & infrastructure design, installation and commissioning reducing the onsite labour intensive work, moving the risk to offsite build and commissioning. Utilising the latest in CAD & BIM technology to bring all the disciplines together seamlessly, ensuring all the designs of each discipline work harmoniously. Using this approach to accelerated design and build but without restricting the safety within the design has led to AECOM winning some significant infrastructure projects.

Nuclear EC&I Summer Placements at AECOM are engaged within working teams and work with experienced engineers who guide and mentor them during their time at AECOM. You will be working on live projects where your role will include:

  • Drafting of Drawings using AutoCAD & 3D modeling using REVIT.

  • Preparation of design documentation such as basis of design, design method statements, specifications.

  • Developing an understanding of highly regulated industries.

  • Developing an understanding of Safety Cases and the supporting documentation.

  • Developing an understanding of risk and the preparation of designer’s risk assessments.

  • Liaison with the project team and translate working designs into construction drawings.

Minimum Requirements :

  • Working towards a degree in electrical or control engineering, with a 2:1 classification (or equivalent) or above

  • Must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the UK and meet the requirements for Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

  • Preferably completed modules related to electrical, control, or instrumentation

  • Ability to demonstrate a good technical understanding of electrical principals

  • Demonstrable interest in ECI and developing a career in this industry

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

  • 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)

  • Enthusiastic and hard-working, with ambition and drive

  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole

  • Ability to work both in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus

  • Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions

Preferred Qualifications :



Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10076535

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering