Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Programme - Civil/River Engineer

Construction/Water/Geotechnical.

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Your Impact:

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today.  As a Graduate River Engineer, you will too.  

"A company that's moving onwards and upwards"

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Jacobs has long term contracts with public and private sector clients with a stake in the Water Environment and we want to grow our team to meet the ever-increasing demand within this sector. Our UK and Ireland team are delivering projects for our clients from concept stage through to construction and we are looking for enthusiastic, broad minded and flexible staff to join us. 

Water is a natural asset that we need to manage sensitively. Climate change is influencing the availability and quality of this natural asset and much of the work that we undertake for our Clients is finding innovative solutions to balance the human/business need, with the long-term environmental impact.  

About the opportunity

Based in one of our UK or Ireland offices, you will join a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects both local and internationally. You will work as part of a diverse and highly skilled team of Water and Environmental Engineers, Modellers and Scientists, providing support and advice to a wide range of clients.

Our graduate programme offers you the chance to develop your technical, consultation and engineering skills alongside developing key business and leadership skills such as business development, people leadership, business management and digital. With dedicated leadership support and an agile approach to learning and developing we will help you develop your skills and follow your passions.

Whatever your discipline and aspirations, the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme offers an agile and diverse first step towards a challenging and rewarding career. What we do is more than a job, we work every day to make the world better for all. 

Here's What You'll Need:

  • BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering, or similar
  • Flexibility to travel for work
  • A commitment to the pursuit of becoming a chartered professional and continuous professional development (CPD)
  • Demonstrated interest in working in the field of the water environment and desire to apply your skills to the challenges the water environment faces
  • Proven communication skills; both verbally and written
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

The Essentials

Jacobs require innovation, whether that be technology enabled or not, it requires us to use our ‘Essential Skills’ as well as our technical skills and experiences to positively disrupt and innovate.

It will be our Curiosity, Innovative thinking and Adaptability that allows us to embrace change, it will be our Empathy and Listening capability that allow us to truly understand our client’s requirements.

As we learn to automate some of the activities it will be these ‘Essentials’ that will allow us to offer competitive advantage over our clients and prepare us for the future. We believe that ‘The Essentials’ are the foundation for all of us, to equip us with not just the human skills that allow us to embrace change and bring world class innovation to our clients but also that allow us to explore and shape diverse and creative career opportunities in Jacobs.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning that complements Chartership progression that will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Geotechnical
  • Water/Hydrology

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