AECOM Graduate Marine Engineer - Abu Dhabi and Dubai in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

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.

We have a number of exciting opportunities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai for graduates to work within our Ports and Marine Teams. The Ports and Marine team is focused on delivering large scale port infrastructure projects in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. We aim to facilitate the movement of materials, minerals and products through the design, development, refurbishment and construction of ports, port infrastructure, bulk/container terminals and coastal structures around the world.

The UAE Ports and Marine Team are delivering some of the biggest and most complex infrastructure port projects worldwide for some of the largest companies in the world. Currently, one of our landmark projects is New Doha (Hamad) Port project Qatar, which is a US$7 billion greenfield port development where AECOM are a Project Management Consultant. We are also working for a list of major global clients such as DP World and APMT in UAE, Morocco, Pakistan, Mexico and Ghana and have just been awarded the global Shell Early Implementation Works (EIW) framework.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking coastal and marine studies

  • Coastal numerical modelling

  • Overtopping assessments using the Eurotop manual

  • Benefit/cost analysis in accordance with current best practice guidance

  • Design of coastal and marine structures

  • Inspection, feasibility studies and detailed design relating to coast protection and sea defence structures e.g. revetments, rock armour, breakwaters, and embankments

  • Design of maritime structures e.g. quay walls, jetties, pontoons, mooring dolphins, piers, berthing structures, steel sheet piling, lock and dock gates

  • Economic assessments in a coastal management scenario

Minimum Requirements

  • BEng in Civil, Structural, Maritime, Coastal Engineering or Naval Architecture/Ocean Engineering 2:1 (or equivalent)

  • MEng in Civil, Structural, Maritime, Coastal Engineering or Naval Architecture/Ocean Engineering 2:1 (or equivalent) would be an advantage

  • Preferably a final year project related to Port, Marine or Coastal Engineering

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive

  • Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel)

  • Preferably familiarity with the coast protection manual and British standard 6349

  • Preferably appreciation of coastal and port planning

  • Preferably an understanding of the technical aspects of coastal process behaviour

Preferred Qualifications

As above.

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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191476BR

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.