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4 months ago
Location: Swindon
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - , Swindon

Job Summary

We’re looking for organised, motivated, resourceful individuals who have a flexible can-do attitude to assist providing support to a team of Geotechnical engineers and the wider AECOM business.


As a Geologist, you will be trained in our established working practices and the primary expectations for this role are as follows:


Provide support to team leaders in the delivery of ground investigation projects.


Site supervision of AECOM ground investigation projects


Assist internal drillers and fieldwork operatives in undertaking a wide range of fieldwork activities including Geotechnical trial pitting, drilling, concrete coring, in-situ testing and sampling


Logging of rocks and soils in accordance with BS5930


Assist in the preparation and writing of reports and factual deliverables

A Significant element of the works will be associated with railways and will require regular travel throughout UK with regular periods away from home, undertaking regular night working both during the week and at weekends in all weathers.

Minimum Requirements


Full UK Driving licence.


Possess good communication skills, a desire to learn, take responsibility for quality of deliverables and be able to work effectively as part of a team.


Keen interest in geology and fieldwork in general.


Experience in using MS Office software




PTS, CSCS or any other H&S qualifications.


Experience in working in a Railway and/or Highway environment


Experience of borehole log software (gINT, Holebase etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

* BSc in Applied Geology or other relevant technical discipline

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213222BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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