Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Civil Design Engineer


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Our Opportunity:

Start Date: June 2023

Career progression at Amey

Find out what training and development opportunities Amey provides throughout the graduate programme and beyond.

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Are you ambitious, driven and determined? Then you’re in the right place.

As part of our growing team, you’ll gain invaluable experience alongside our industry experts through a combination of home and office-based working, from either our Edinburgh or Motherwell design hubs.

You’ll be given real responsibility from day-one and have your opinions and design solutions valued whilst collaborating on high-profile projects such as the development of the A96 Dualling East of Huntly to Aberdeen, advanced structural health monitoring on the Forth Road Bridge and Severn Crossings, Bridge design, inspections, assessment and asset management services for Local Authorities throughout Scotland.

We’re also carrying out design of the Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside Project as well as designs for the flood management and urban drainage designs for Glasgow City Council, so there’s no shortage of exciting opportunities to get involved with and really make a difference.

We’ll also support and pay towards a relevant professional qualification.

As a Graduate, you’ll be given real responsibility from day one, gaining invaluable experience working alongside the team to deliver the following:

  • Implement the project requirements to fully meet client specification with relevant standards.
  • Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence.
  • Prepare design calculations drawing and documents.
  • Carry out site visits and surveys, inspections and supervise sub-contractors.
  • Prepare feasibility studies, inspection, assessment and technical reports ensuring compliance with Amey procedures.
  • Keep up to date with industry best practice and apply this within a team environment.
  • Compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly Construction and Design Management regulations.

Our 2-year Graduate programme at Amey will challenge and inspire you to reach your full potential and build your career. Afterwards? Well, it’s just the start of an exciting career full of amazing opportunities with a guaranteed permanent position for you to transition into once you have finished.

Throughout your Graduate programme, you will receive first-class mentoring and a structured learning and development programme to enable your professional and personal development.

You’ll get hands-on experience while collaborating with some of the best minds in the industry. Yes, you’ll learn from them, but they expect to learn from you too.

The results of our graduate scheme are so rewarding - whether that’s through your professional development, your growth as an individual or seeing your input really make a difference. But don’t just take our word for it, Haleema who is one of our current Graduates had this to say:

“Joining the Graduate Programme at Amey has been a great way to get me started in the industry. The Early Career events are exceptional and just really allow you to feel that everything is going to be okay and there is so much to come along this excelling journey. have grown so much in my time with Amey, not only as an engineer but also as an individual. Don’t feel pressured into thinking you have to know everything, it all comes with time and experience and there is so much support from anyone you ask!"”

What will you bring?

As a Graduate, other than your relevant degree, we don’t expect you to bring prior experience with you when you join us; we will give the training and support to lead you to success.

We keep our list of essential requirements to a minimum, but there are a few things needed to qualify for our programme:

  • Minimum 2:2 Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Available to join the programme in June 2023
  • A passion and desire to develop yourself

If you possess the determination, initiative, and curiosity to become an expert in your field, or one of our future leaders, then our graduate development programme is for you.

Why Amey?

Your future starts now

Amey Consulting is one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies, inspiring change and driving improvements across the UK's critical infrastructure to create a positive impact on society. Our ambition is to leave a legacy of sustainable infrastructure for future generations.

We embrace difference and give you freedom to perform because we know, if nothing holds you back, together we can deliver the exceptional for our clients, our communities, and our planet. It’s the reason why Investors in People put us among the top 1% of employers.

We want you to bring the best version of yourself and in return we’ll reward you with a fantastic package!

Our rewards make us feel valued here at Amey. If you’re happy, you’ll think better. It’s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that’s why we’ve worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including:

  • Exceptional development and progression plan
  • 24 Days' annual leave + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme
  • Choices: Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
  • Save with Amey: Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on days out, or nights in
  • Social Value: You’ll get 2 Community Involvement Day each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives for CRUK, or where eligible, participate in the DoE Gold Award

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: February 28th, 2023
  • Starting: June 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £28,500 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Motherwell (North Lanarkshire, Scotland)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Structural

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