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Graduate Civil Engineer


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Main Duties

  • Provide derivation and substantiation of structural loads, capacities, and utilisation ratios using tools such as Finite Element Analysis and classical hand-calculations.
  • Present findings internally to Assystem teams and externally to Clients requiring good communication and presentation skills.
  • Offer solutions to issues as they arise, don’t only report problems for others to solve.
  • Act independently and also under instruction from the Assystem Lead Engineer.
  • Comply with man-hour budgets for assigned tasks.
  • Work in accordance with the Assystem quality system.
  • Bring innovation to the calculations to improve quality, cost and delivery.
  • Assist in proposal writing and other related bidding activities when required.

Assystem, more than 50 years of experience as an engineering company

Assystem is an international & independent engineering company, operating in 10 countries with 6,000 employees.

What we are looking for (essential)

  • Minimum 2:1 BEng qualification in Engineering (eg Aerospace, Civil, Automotive) or Physics.
  • Excellent understanding of the STEM fundamentals (eg solid mechanics, fluids etc).
  • Strong interest in the use of computer simulation software and digital calculations. Show us examples of calculations you’re proud of!
  • A keen interest to get behind the graphical user interface and really understand what the software is doing.
  • The ability to methodologically approach tasks and provide justification for the decisions made during the completion of the simulation.
  • An ability to learn new analytical methods within a time-constrained project environment.
  • Strong effective communication.
  • A desire to learn and a keen mind.

What we are looking for (desirable)

  • Knowledge and/or interest in British Standards and Eurocodes (eg BS EN 1993-1-1-2005, EC2). 
  • Any exposure to simulation software, eg FEA, MATLAB, MathCAD, Tekla, Revit, ROBOT, StaaD Pro, SAP2000, Navisworks
  • Evidence of beginning your journey to Chartered status with the Engineering Council.

What you’ll gain by joining us

  • Access to the experience of our calculation specialists to learn from.
  • High turnover of projects and customers for diverse experience. You won’t get bored in multi-year projects.
  • Experience of working under pressure to deliver to cost, quality and timescales. You won’t be alone, but you will be responsible and expected to deliver (and ask for help when you can’t).
  • Ability to move to different Assystem sites (and customer placements) if that is what you’d like to do.

Due to the nature of the work that Assystem undertake, candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening and must be able to satisfy clearance criteria for UK National Security Vetting. This will include meeting certain residency criteria and may include nationality limitations.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Bristol
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Civil
  • Physics

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