Senior Civil Engineer



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, fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in a safe and respectful workplace.

Job Description

With flexible, hybrid working options , you can work from an AECOM office, a remote location, or a client site. You will have the opportunity to grow your career through technical and professional development programs while working with a global network of experts committed to creating a sustainable and equitable future career.

Core Functions:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer, Water Engineering to join our Water team, in various South East locations. You will work on some of the UK’s largest water infrastructure projects for clients such as Thames Water, Wessex Water , and Severn Trent Water. You will deliver designs that prioritize innovative and sustainable solutions on collaborative platforms. You will have opportunities for professional development from day one, and you will be a key member of a diverse and growing team.

As a Senior Civil Engineer, Water Engineering , you will be responsible for leading the design on small to medium-sized projects while coordinating with internal multi-disciplinary design teams and external project delivery stakeholders. You will provide technical input into proposals, feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs, and technical specifications.

You will mentor, oversee, or manage design staff while being a core member of the regional water engineering team, delivering design work for water company AMP8 requirements and beyond. You will also be a part of our wider technical practice network, allowing you to build your knowledge, skills, and career with like-minded engineers globally.


We recognise a variety of experience and backgrounds may suit this role and that experience levels in specific technical areas may vary. If you feel you only meet some of the requirements below but have transferrable skills and are looking for a career in the Water sector, then appropriate transitional training will be provided.

Your expertise:

  • Be an engineer or senior engineer in civil engineering with experience in the Water, Utilities, Oil & Gas or Transportation industries.
  • Have demonstrable experience in multi-disciplinary engineering design
  • Be proactive in proposing new approaches or ways of working to solve problems
  • Have strong communication, influencing, and interpersonal skills to collaborate with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
  • Deliver continuous professional development and take an active approach to drive development of more junior staff in the team
  • Be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer or be actively working towards this status

Additional Information


We offer competitive pay, flexible working arrangements, well-being programs, a 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.

Additionally, you can 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. If you’re a member of the Reserve Forces, you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

Additional Information: Join AECOM, and you’ll get access to industry-leading technology and thinking, transformational work with a big impact, and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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: REF13732E

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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