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Faber Maunsell

Faber Maunsell is a company involved in creating a better world in which to work and live.

Whether that's delivering a new hospital for a community, a water network for a city or an integrated transport strategy for an entire country, teams of engineers, consultants, strategists and managers deliver projects that underpin lives everywhere Đ from docks to dams, stadiums to schools, roads to railways.

Working across the UK and Europe through a network of over 30 regional offices, the company employs 3,000 people, generating turnover in excess of £160 million.

Faber Maunsell is a key part of AECOM, one of the world's largest design and management companies, responsible for some of the most complex and demanding projects ever constructed. AECOM employs over 30,000 people across 60 countries worldwide. Through a secondment programme, graduates may work with sister companies from Australia and New Zealand to Hong Kong, China and across Asia, as well as Canada and the USA.

Faber Maunsell is a people-focused business with a culture of support, development and professional fulfilment. The firm recruits graduates who expect to be challenged as well as encouraged. High levels of commitment are rewarded through exciting opportunities to grow and develop, by working on projects that will inspire and excite.

Faber Maunsell is a great place to work and develop a successful career. Selection as one of the Financial Times 50 Best UK Workplaces for the past three years supports their forward-thinking approach.

Keen to establish relationships with promising students, Faber Maunsell sponsors undergraduate students every year and also offers vacation work and industrial placements. Further information is available through the student opportunities pages at

A forward-thinking and dynamic company, Faber Maunsell employs outstanding graduates every year. The firm's culture celebrates the individual, encouraging career progression and rewarding success. Faber Maunsell's acclaimed Training Academy Framework offers graduates a comprehensive graduate training programme - GUIDE. The scheme is accredited by leading professional institutions including the ICE, CIBSE, CILT, IEE, CIWEM and IMechE. Graduates benefit from a £2,000 golden hello, a competitive salary and flexible benefits, with the opportunity to select a package that suits individual needs, including help in repaying student loans.


£2,000 golden hello

Assistance with student loan repayments

Salary Competitive salary reviewed twice yearly

 Free permanent health insurance, life assurance and group personal accident insurance

 Money purchase pension scheme

 23 days holiday, increasing with length of service

 Private health cover

 250 graduates intake (approx) 2007/8


 Buy or sell holiday entitlement up to a maximum of 3 days

 Medical screening, critical illness insurance, dental insurance

 Opportunity to enhance medical cover

 Retail vouchers and much more

Megan Charles

"The graduate training scheme is great; there are monthly meetings for all the graduates, and very supportive mentors"

Megan Charles has always had a hankering to work internationally and be part of a larger picture, which is why she studied civil engineering with French at Manchester University, graduating in 2006.

"Faber Maunsell had sponsored me as a final year student and given me a summer placement that I really enjoyed," Megan recalled. "I had such a good time there during the placement that I was encouraged when they offered me a job and decided to return. I joined in the September after my graduation."

Megan explained that graduates get a good breadth of experience across the company's different business units. "I have worked in lots of different teams," she says. "My first job was working on an inter-modal transport study looking at ways to improve the exact route I used to travel to get to university!"

"I am currently part of the rail engineering team here in Altrincham," Megan continues. "I enjoy it, it's varied work, and always different. I am getting on here very well. The graduate training scheme is great; there are monthly meetings for all the graduates, and very supportive mentors." Megan is keen to take her work overseas when the right time comes Đ she has already been sponsored by Faber Maunsell to view Olympic projects under construction in China as part of her involvement with the ICE GSNet. This year Megan was elected as a graduate member of ICE Council, a responsibility she takes very seriously.

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