2020 Intake - Graduate Environmental Scientist / Engineer


New Zealand - , Christchurch

Job Summary

Make Amazing Happen

An outstanding opportunity to join a Global Leader awaits a passionate and goal oriented Graduate. Our team is seeking a motivated graduate who is interested in developing their skills in Environmental services. We are looking for an agile individual who loves problem-solving and has an excellent approach to client/customer service.

Working with the Environmental team in Christchurch, you will be provided hands-on experience to get out in the field and develop your knowledge and skills. In the role, you will be involved in providing consulting services centered on hazmat, including asbestos, investigations/surveys, writing of reports and oversight of remediation works for asbestos-related issues.

Your Development

Our Growing Professional Skills (GPS) graduate program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. If you are an undergraduate, you would get exposed to elements of the program while completing your studies. The GPS program is spread across three years and comprises a range of core competencies and recommended training. As part of the program, we work with you to develop a plan, outlining your goals and required actions, and provide training that will be reviewed every six months.

Along with local site visits, technical seminars, and internal and external training, AECOM connects you with local and global teams to source knowledge and experience, which creates an invaluable network that helps you learn, grow, and develop your professional skills.

Minimum Requirements

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Strong focus on safety standards

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team while also being able to work autonomously and without supervision

  • Strong technical writing ability

  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment

  • Some experience and or strong interest in working with Asbestos

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering or Science (Earth sciences, chemistry)

  • 0-2 years' experience

  • Full New Zealand Drivers license

Benefits at AECOM

At AECOM, inclusion and diversity are embedded in our core values and are key drivers of our success. Our innovation is enhanced by our ability to draw from a wealth of different backgrounds and experiences. And the diversity of our workforce enables us to better understand our clients and the communities in which we live and work.

AECOM’s Australian business has been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equity Agency (WGEA) for driving positive change through its commitment to gender equality

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities

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.


New Zealand - , Christchurch

Job Summary

Make Amazing Happen

An outstanding opportunity to join a Global Leader awaits a passionate and goal oriented Graduate. Our team is seeking a motivated graduate who is interested in developing their skills in Environmental services. We are looking for an agile individual who loves problem-solving and has an excellent approach to client/customer service.

Working with the Environmental team in Christchurch, you will be provided hands-on experience to get out in the field and develop your knowledge and skills. In the role, you will be involved in providing consulting services centered on hazmat, including asbestos, investigations/surveys, writing of reports and oversight of remediation works for asbestos-related issues.

Your Development

Our Growing Professional Skills (GPS) graduate program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. If you are an undergraduate, you would get exposed to elements of the program while completing your studies. The GPS program is spread across three years and comprises a range of core competencies and recommended training. As part of the program, we work with you to develop a plan, outlining your goals and required actions, and provide training that will be reviewed every six months.

Along with local site visits, technical seminars, and internal and external training, AECOM connects you with local and global teams to source knowledge and experience, which creates an invaluable network that helps you learn, grow, and develop your professional skills.

Minimum Requirements

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Strong focus on safety standards

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team while also being able to work autonomously and without supervision

  • Strong technical writing ability

  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment

  • Some experience and or strong interest in working with Asbestos

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering or Science (Earth sciences, chemistry)

  • 0-2 years' experience

  • Full New Zealand Drivers license

Benefits at AECOM

At AECOM, inclusion and diversity are embedded in our core values and are key drivers of our success. Our innovation is enhanced by our ability to draw from a wealth of different backgrounds and experiences. And the diversity of our workforce enables us to better understand our clients and the communities in which we live and work.

AECOM’s Australian business has been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equity Agency (WGEA) for driving positive change through its commitment to gender equality

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities

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.

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