About AECOM

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to public and private clients worldwide. The company operates in the following segments: Design & Consulting Services, Construction and Management Services. The Design & Consulting Services segment provides planning, consulting, architectural and engineering design services to commercial and government clients globally in markets such as transportation, facilities, environment, energy, water and government. The company was founded by Richard G. Newman on 6 April 1990 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Financial performance

  • Capitalisation: 9.81 billion
  • Annual turnover: 20.3 billion
  • Revenue: 77 million
  • Assets: 14.8 bln

Company profile

  • Year founded: 1990
  • Director: Michael S. Burke
  • Employee count: 86,000
  • Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
  • Official website: https://www.aecom.com/

AECOM recruitment process in 2024

  1. Online application form
    • One of the first stages of the recruitment process is filling in the application form on AECOM Careers website.

    • The online application form is usually presented as a questionnaire with the option of importing data from a LinkedIn or CV file.

    • The applicant is required to provide information about work experience, education, skills and other necessary details.

    • There may be questions both about job preferences (e.g. desired type of employment, country and city of residence) and more personal questions (e.g. race and ethnicity, religion, disability)

  2. Phone / Video Interview
    • Successful candidates are invited for a 15-20 min. phone call.

    • Soft skills are usually assessed during this call by the AECOM recruiter.

    • In some cases, AECOM hiring manager may invite you for a video interview (most commonly conducted with HireVue.) For software engineering positions, candidates may be asked to complete a coding challenge (problems on algorithms + take-home challenges.)

  3. Online tests
    • The next stage of the AECOM recruitment process is an online assessment. The candidate will be sent an email invitation to complete AECOM tests.

    • AECOM uses different types of recruitment tests to assess candidates and their suitability for the position they are applying for.

    • Candidates are most often asked to complete the following tests:

  4. Assessment centre
    • Successful candidates are invited to visit the nearest AECOM headquarters or office.

    • Candidates will have a chance to personally meet the hiring manager, team leaders and seniors during the assessment day.

    • AECOM may organise a group exercise with candidates as part of the hiring procedure.

  5. Partner interview
    • The final stage of the recruitment process.

    • The candidate will have a chance to meet the hiring manager, department director and/or division lead.

    • Normally, there is no assessment at this stage.

    • Candidates are mostly expected to demonstrate soft skills and a desire to join AECOM.

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