Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Bridge Engineer

Leeds

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Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

Jacobs

About us.

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

Qualifications

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.
  • Masters Merit 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.

Additional information

Expected start date: September 2020

If interested, please submit your CV and Cover Letter when applying. Applicant’s require the right to live and work in the UK without visa and sponsorship requirements. This position does not cover relocation allowance.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: BI 0007LJ
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Leeds
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Civil
  • Maths
  • Structural
 

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