Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Civil Engineer

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Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Position Summary:

We currently have an opportunity for a Graduate Civil Engineer within our Water and Wastewater team based in Edinburgh. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Jacobs are seeking talented graduate civil engineers to join our water and wastewater business in the UK. As a Graduate Engineer based in our Edinburgh office you will work with our Senior and Principal Engineers to deliver projects and to support the development of the team. Responsibilities associated with this post will include:

  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies and investigations.
  • Developing detailed designs.
  • Supporting tendering procedures and putting together proposals.
  • Compiling and checking reports.


About us.


You will hold (or expect to graduate this year with) an accredited MEng in Civil Engineering, ideally at 2.1 or above. Relevant work experience would also be advantageous although not essential.

We will also expect:

  • Strong Mathematical Skills.
  • Strong Computer software skills.
  • Strong team working capabilities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Focus on results and project delivery.


  • Previous work experience in water / waste water team.
  • An interest in developing both technical and Project Management skills.

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career.

Additional benefits include:

  • An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management.
  • Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays.
  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: BIA0005DT
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 31st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Edinburgh
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Civil
  • Maths

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