Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Bridge Engineer (Wokingham)

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Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 9,000 people in locations across the UK.

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services to industrial, commercial and government clients. With revenues approaching $11billion and approximately 80,000 employees across the globe, we are continuing to grow our business every year.

We are looking for talented people to join us across the UK and Ireland to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting our clients (90% of our business is repeat business). In return we have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop your career.

Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the Highways UK consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with clients that include the Highways Agency (HA), Transport Scotland, Welsh Government, National Contractors and numerous Local Authorities. Our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace regionally and nationally

Position Summary

We are wishing to recruit engineering graduates to join our Highways Centre of Excellence team. You will become a member of a large and expanding bridges design team, taking a technical supporting role in delivering bridge design services throughout all stages of major project development. You may be a recent graduate, or already have a year's experience, but the role will provide you with every opportunity to complete your training towards membership of a professional institution. As well as our ICE accredited training programme which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by a trained mentor to complete our graduate portfolio.

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Responsibilities

As a Graduate Bridge Engineer you will be working on a variety of project types, sizes and complexities. Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of bridge and bridge related structural scheme designs at feasibility, preliminary and detailed design stages.
  • Undertaking design or assessment calculations.
  • Supervising the production of design drawings or other project related design deliverables.
  • You will be responsible for resolving technical issues as they occur and for the monitoring of progress of your areas of responsibility.
  • Organising and carrying out General, Principal & Special Bridge Inspections.
  • Assisting with the preparation of documentation relating to bridge projects.

Qualifications

  • Masters Merit or above and BEng (minimum 2:1 grade) in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate drawings and reports.
  • Committed to work and capable of managing own tasks, costs and meeting deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of a team.
  • Good IT skills.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of structural analysis design software.
  • Proficient with use of AutoCAD.
  • Health and Safety training in the Bridges Sector.
  • Full valid Drivers License is desirable but not essential.
  • Start your journey with Jacobs.

As well as our accredited training programmes which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by an experienced mentor to complete the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP). Working through a range of internal and external training courses, key skills will aid your development in all technical management and interpersonal skills required for success in a project focused environment.

Jacobs is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safety and well-being of all.

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Job ID Number: BIA0002QO
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Opportunity Overview

  • November 30th, 2018
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Wokingham
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Structural

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