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Graduate Engineer - Geological / Rock Engineering Job


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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

Are you passionate about geological and rock engineering and eager to launch your career with a global leader in infrastructure consulting? AECOM is seeking a motivated graduate to join our team as a Graduate Engineer – Geological/Rock Engineering in our Dubai office. This role is part of our prestigious 2024 Graduate Program, offering the opportunity to work alongside experienced engineers, gain exposure to diverse projects, and develop essential skills in geotechnical design and analysis.


  • Develops designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, and project models as per specific discipline requirement. Works on drawings under the supervision of an experienced Engineer.

  • Assists with the design content by applying both design and technical knowledge to ensure high-quality outputs under project timelines.

  • Under Supervision, performs work following the agreed-upon budget and schedule.

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving fundamental engineering problems.

  • Coordinates with other discipline Engineers as applicable for the continuity of the design process.

  • Participates in design progress and coordination meetings.

  • Actively seeks information, opportunities to participate and contribute, and develops efficiencies and effectiveness.

  • Contributes by solving problems and applying experience or theoretical knowledge to atypical assignments.

The candidate should have an interest in developing their skills in several of the following areas.

  • Site reconnaissance and geological mapping,
  • Rock mechanics and rock mass classification systems,

  • Computer aided geological mapping and geological ground models including profile and cross section preferably through AutoCAD/ ARCGIS and/ or software such as Leapfrog,

  • Rock slope stability, specifically rock fall analysis,

  • Rock fall mitigation design through software, preparing corresponding specs and drawings,

  • Rock slope support design for open cuts,

  • Utilizing RocScience suit including Rocfall 2D and/or 3D, Dips, RocPlane, Swedge, Topple, RSdata and RocSlide,

  • Geotechnical Investigations (including in-situ and laboratory testing),

  • Geohazard assessment,

  • Assessment of Rock Parameters

  • Experience in Leapfrog software,

  • Terrain hazard assessment,

  • Hydrogeology,

  • Foundation Design on Rock

  • Excavation Design

  • Tunnel Design

  • Cavern Design

  • Seismic design

  • Geotechnics of dam design

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in one or more of the following subjects from an accredited University

  • Geotechnical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Engineering Geology

  • Geological Engineering

  • Foundation Engineering

  • Soil Mechanics

  • Rock Mechanics

  • Rock Engineering

  • Mining Engineering

  • Candidates must be recent graduates, having graduated within the last 24 months or no later than September 2024, to be eligible for AECOM’s Graduate Program.

  • Successful applicants must have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.3 or 2:1 (or equivalent) and above.