Graduate Opportunity

Ground Engineering and Tunnelling Graduate Scheme 2023

Civil/Geology/Geotechnical.

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On our Graduate Development Programme, join a well-respected team that has a strong reputation in the engineering industry. You'll be part of something big, enjoying all-level support from line managers to senior leaders.

While you grow in areas that excite you, we also encourage you to maintain a positive work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you. Speak to us about how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about some of our recent pledges for women's equality and how we're Disability Confident and an inclusive employer.

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Your role

As a Graduate Geologist, Geotechnical or Tunnelling Engineer on our prestigious 3-year programme you could be involved in one of the most exciting sectors in civil and environmental engineering. You’ll help to support and deliver the technical aspects of a variety of engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of challenging and exciting projects in the UK and internationally.

You could play a part in designing and constructing new and innovative infrastructure (such as mass transit systems, tunnelling and power supply), geohazard, underground storage and offshore geotechnics. Together we share knowledge and create a better, more sustainable future for all by safeguarding our natural resources. Whatever your ambitions we’ve a role to match your passion and degree, while our training will help you achieve Chartered status and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.

Ground Engineering:

Our Ground Engineering team is committed to providing world class geotechnical and engineering geology services to infrastructure and global energy clients, focusing on the engineering behaviour of the ground for complex new build and asset life extension projects. You’ll get involved in a broad range of activities including site investigation, 3D ground modelling, geohazard & terrain evaluation, earth structures, foundation design and ground improvement, in both the onshore and offshore environments.

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 Bachelor’s / BEng or 2.2 Master’s / MEng in Ground Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Geology, Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, or related subject.

Where could I work?: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Cambridge, Croydon, Edinburgh, Epsom (Surrey), Glasgow, Leeds, London, Newcastle, Sheffield, or Warrington.

Tunnelling and Underground Space:

Our team provides technically excellent engineering design of tunnelling, underground, and heavy infrastructure, particularly focused on mass transit, rail and major project programmes. You’ll be supported by a team with expertise in assessment of ground movements, design of complex foundations and ‘ground-contacting’ structures, in addition to the assessment of ventilation and fire life safety aspects of utilising underground space. Here you’ll get the opportunity to take on a wide range of interesting activities, including site work, design, asset impact assessments, life cycle/risk assessments and project management.

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 Bachelor’s / BEng or 2.2 Master’s / MEng in Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, or related subject.

Where could I work?: Epsom, London.

About you

We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Different views and opinions enhance our ability to provide value-added performance and better services for our clients. That’s why we believe different, makes a difference. Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring.

Our graduate programme has been designed to give you an insight into the huge variety and the chance to explore where your own skills and interests lie. Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development within your chosen role, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You’ll work towards your professional accreditation; whichever path you take, your future starts here.

What you’ll need?

  • A passion for working in a consultancy environment
  • Embracing equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
  • A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
  • Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
  • Comfortable to embrace agile ways of working and learning new technologies

What you’ll need?

  • A passion for working in a consultancy environment
  • Embracing equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
  • A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
  • Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
  • Comfortable to embrace agile ways of working and learning new technologies

Meeting your needs

We aim to promote a workplace which allows our people to perform at their best. So, as well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives in place to create a healthy workplace and support your well-being:

  • A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join and a further payment of £2,500 when you achieve chartered status or reach an equivalent stage in your professional development
  • 33 days' annual leave, including bank holidays. You also have the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • An enhanced maternity scheme and family friendly policies
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
  • Two paid annual volunteer days to be used with a charity or initiative of your choice
  • Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development, as well as contributing to the development of policies and working practices
  • Opportunities to further develop yourself by applying to our Women’s Professional Development Programme and ethnic minority Empowering Programme

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: February 9th, 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 + £2,500 joining bonus + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Epsom (Surrey), London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Cambridge, Croydon, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield and Warrington
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical

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