Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Highways Engineer

Exeter

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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

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Position Summary

We are wishing to recruit confident engineering graduates to join our established highways design team. You will become a member of an expanding team, taking a technical supporting role in delivering highway design services throughout all stages of highway project development. You may be a recent graduate, or already have a little experience, but the role will provide you 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

Essential Criteria

  • You will hold, or be working towards, an accredited MEng in Civil Engineering (or equivalent and expecting a 2:1 as a minimum)
  • 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

  • Proficient with use of AutoCAD
  • Health and Safety training.

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.

Start your journey with Jacobs

As part of our Graduate Development Programme (GDP), our graduates enjoy completing a series of well-designed competencies which have been approved by senior leaders to help you on your way to achieving chartership status as well as enhancing your technical expertise and developing your business acumen.

Our additional benefits include:

  • Permanent role with up to 32 days paid annual leave
  • Flexible benefits including, Flexible hours, contributory pension scheme
  • Residential 'Graduate offsite' weekend in the Lake District
  • 360 support from line manager, buddies, mentor, Learning and Talent management and a wide graduate network or past and new cohort.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: BI 0007J4
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Opportunity Overview

  • November 14th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Exeter
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Civil
  • Information Technology
 

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