AECOM Placement Opportunities 2019-20 Landscape Architecture/UK Ireland in London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - London, Belfast
Job Title: Landscape Architect
Individuals who have already graduated should apply to vacancy 225058
Business Line: Environment & Buildings
Locations: Basingstoke, Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh Leeds, London only
Opening Date: September 19 - please apply straight away because we review CVs and select candidates on a rolling basis
We are currently seeking Landscape Architect Placement Students to support our planning and design teams. This role will suit a self-motivated individual looking to develop their career in an award-winning team that’s growing and at the forefront of innovation within the wider business.
We would be interested to hear from applicants seeking either a part-time or full-time role fixed term placement role to be based in one of the locations above.
We’ll consider students with excellent design skills and a desire to gain experience in UK-based, LVIA and landscape planning work.
As a member of one of the UK’s largest and most diverse landscape practices, you’ll work on a range of regionally significant projects, including exemplar regeneration, environmental enhancement and infrastructure schemes, as well as ground-breaking national and international projects.
You’ll be supported in expanding your experience and developing your career within a structured, friendly team environment.
Our large, national team delivers a range of exciting and varied projects across the UK and beyond. We work in dynamic and challenging environments, in multi-disciplinary teams delivering solutions to a broad base of public and private sector clients, including Highways England, HS2, the Environment Agency, Local Authorities, the National Trust, Universities and educational institutions. We work across the fields of development, energy, oil and gas, water, government and transportation to develop integrated and award-winning projects.
AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organisations 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.
You should be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of technical expertise to carry out the following:
Excellent design skills
Ability to innovate and develop inspirational ideas to resolve complex project issues
Assist in project management responsibilities, including contractual, financial and programme management under the supervision of senior colleagues
Ability and personality to establish strong working relationships with other members of Landscape team and with multi-disciplinary teams across the business
Clear communication, including the ability to write concise technical reports and contribute to conference calls, meetings and workshops
Produce drawings and other technical documentation using appropriate software, with necessary level of detail as required at various stages of development for LVIA, planning and design projects
Assist in compiling tender submissions
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable work experience in an established and successful consultancy.
APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO UPLOAD THEIR PORTFOLIO AND A COVER LETTER WHEN APPLYING TO THIS ROLE.
Working towards a Degree or Master’s in landscape architecture
Knowledge and understanding of UK legal and planning system (or Irish) with respect to landscape architecture
Experience of working / desire to work on high-quality landscape and /or townscape and visual impact assessments and appraisals
Fluency in English, excellent report writing skills and ability to communicate effectively
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Experience of some or all of the following: AutoCAD; Adobe Creative Cloud; ArcGIS; AutoCAD Civils 3D; Revit; and ProjectWise
- Previous relevant work experience in a year out capacity from recognised Landscape practice would be beneficial but not essential
Full driving licence
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 Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Intern / Student
Requisition/Vacancy No. 229616BR
Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - Belfast - The Studio, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Edinburgh - Apex, UK - Leeds, UK - London - Aldgate Tower
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.