Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Civil Engineer

Construction Management/Civil.

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About The Role

Morrison Water Services is currently looking to recruit Graduate Civil Engineers to join our team and embark on an exciting career in the Water industry.

Morrison Water Services, part of M Group Services, is a UK leading Clean & Waste Water infrastructure provider, with ambitious growth plans over the next 5 years. With a workforce of more than 2,500 operating daily in local communities, our people work hard to keep customers connected and taps flowing.

M Group Services

Find out more about the services we deliver across the UK & Ireland, and what makes us a leader in our field.

At Morrison Water Services, we believe delivering a high performing, sustainable workforce is integral to successfully support our clients. We embrace change and promote diversity to effectively support long-term career aspirations and exceptional delivery within safe, supportive environments. Our people are fundamental to the success of our business. We are committed to providing a working environment where everyone feels valued and fulfilled.

As a Graduate Civil Engineer, you will work on our Caledonia Water Alliance contract who deliver water and wastewater projects for our client Scottish Water. You will engage with Project Managers, Designers, Commercial staff, SHEQ and delivery teams that will enable you to further develop your understanding and capability in a built environment.  You will be part of a team that delivers the safe, efficient and on time delivery of water and wastewater infrastructure schemes.

Projects will range in size, complexity and value across this Framework and may include shafts construction, pumping stations, mains laying, deep drainage, de-watering, tunnelling, directional drilling, lining for example.

Morrison Water Services Civil Engineer Programme is designed to start your journey towards becoming a specialist in your chosen field. You’ll have continuous support and one to one mentoring throughout your journey that will allow you the freedom to tailor your path into roles and disciplines where you can put your best ideas into practice.

When you're starting out in your career as a Graduate Civil Engineer, you'll be required to undertake the following tasks: 

  • Working alongside a more experienced Site Engineer
  • Surveying the site
  • Checking drawings
  • Monitoring site labour
  • Collating project data

In addition, you will support the delivery teams and learn the following skills:

  • The safe, efficient delivery of projects
  • Lead and promote a safe zero harm culture
  • Promote industry leading behavioural culture
  • Develop your knowledge and ability to write RAMS, T&IPS, briefings, TBTs, NCRs, control permits and temporary works on site.
  • Manage labour, plant and materials
  • Manage customers and general public impacted by our works
  • Developing Project Management Plans including environment, quality, safety, health and wellbeing
  • Carry out site inductions, tool box talks and the coaching of staff in construction techniques, ensuring appropriate use of PPE
  • Coordinate document control and design management for projects

We will be conducting an assessment day which will take place on the 19th July in Glasgow. Please only apply if you are able to attend. 

The start date of the graduate programme will be the 5th September 2022 and you must be available to start employment on this date to be considered for the programme.  

What we’re looking for:

  • Effective technical skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Creativity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Team working skills
  • The role will require you to travel throughout Scotland. Willingness and flexibility towards travel is therefore essential. 

What you'll need: 

  • Degree or equivalent in construction management or civil engineering
  • Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK

What’s in it for you?

  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance

We offer a competitive salary that is reviewed annually based on performance. You will have the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme, flexible benefits package and you may be entitled to a company car, if applicable to the role. Your professional institution fees will also be covered.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: June 26th, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £26,650 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Glasgow
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Water/Hydrology

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