Local recruitment: Water Flooding & Resources Consulting Graduates


Leeds, UK 🇬🇧

Bristol, UK 🇬🇧

  • Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Full-time
  • Primary Location: UK – Leeds
  • Business Group: Corporate
  • Operating Group: Corporate
  • Business Line: Corporate
  • State/Province: West Yorkshire

Company Description

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

Job Description

Communities around the globe are challenged to find effective ways to manage water throughout the water cycle restoring the water we use to continue sustaining the natural environment. At AECOM, our Water specialists work together worldwide to find innovative solutions to the management of water. We provide technical expertise and solutions for projects across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, in areas such as:

  • Flood Management, Integrated Catchment Management, Hydraulic Modelling (River, Stormwater and Clean water), Hydrology, Sustainable Drainage, Water Sensitive Urban Design, GIS, Flood Mapping, WFD, Natural Flood Management, Natural Capital

Our Water Consulting graduates work within multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects such as the York Flood Alleviation scheme to increase the resilience of the City of York to flooding. Our Water Consulting graduates have undertaken hydraulic modelling, hydrology and flood mapping to inform an assessment of the most cost beneficial options for increasing the standard of flood protection in the city. As a part of this, our water consultants have been involved with economic assessment, option appraisal reporting and writing business cases. The project also involved analysis of natural flood management measures to determine a longer term plan for managing future flood risk using a total catchment approach.

Your role will include but not limited to:

  • Working with other team members to undertake technical work such as hydraulic modelling (including river and network modelling), hydrology, and flood risk analysis.
  • Producing technical notes and reports to present results and methods used
  • Producing mapping for spatial analysis and presentation using GIS software
  • Undertaking and writing flood risk assessments including liaising with statutory bodies such as the Environment Agency and Local Planning Authorities
  • Working alongside other sectors and offices to deliver projects


  • Geography degree or Water related MSc such as Fluvial Geomorphology, Catchment Management/Processes, Water Resources, Hydrology, with a 2:1 classification (or equivalent) or above
  • Water related modules would be an advantage
  • 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.
  • Willing and able to work towards professional qualifications such as CIWEM
  • Demonstrable interest in water projects
  • Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions.
  • Communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing.
  • Structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole.
  • Ability to work independently without losing initiative & focus.

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.





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