Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Hydraulic Engineer - 2023

Civil/Chemical/Mechanical.

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About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 25,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

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We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

The Opportunity  

Redefine your personal best.

Have you ever thought about joining a Graduate Development Programme, where you get to work in a diverse and welcoming environment whilst getting stuck into amazing projects? With us, you can start your journey to become professionally chartered or qualified.

We are very proud that our last Graduate intake was the largest UK intake to date… and we intend to do it all over again.

We have a super enthusiastic and diverse graduate cohort, with a total global workforce of 25,000 talented individuals.

When you join us, you will be part of our 2 year Graduate programme, tailored to your development. You will learn from and be mentored by some of the best technical minds in the industry. After you finish the programme you will be continue your career journey as you continue to develop your technical and leadership capabilities. The opportunities are truly great.

The Role

We are one of the market leaders within the water industry, partnering with the biggest water frameworks in the UK and Ireland.  

To be considered for this opportunity you must be on track to achieve or have a minimum of an Honour’s Degree in Civil/Chemical/Mechanical Engineering or another relevant related subject. To be successful in the role you’ll need: -

  • Wastewater Hydraulic Modelling and Model Building
  • Optioneering and Feasibility Design projects
  • Integrated Urban Drainage Modelling
  • Resilience / Security of Supply & Contingency Planning studies
  • Surge Analysis and Assessment studies
  • Water Quality Modelling

We know our continuing success and development depends on yours, so we go all the way when it comes to giving you the support you need to be the very best. Each graduate will be allocated a senior water modeller to act as their mentor to enable them to achieve chartered status.

In addition, we work on a hybrid model – having a balance of working from home and working in one of our many offices across the UK.

About you

  • You will have achieved or be on target to achieve a minimum of an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering (with a desire to specialise within the water industry), Hydraulic Engineering, Geography, or water-based subject i.e., Hydrology that is accredited by your relevant body.
  • You are enthusiastic to progress your career within in the water industry, underpinned by a knowledge and understanding of our sector and work.
  • Relevant work experience gained through summer placements and internships is beneficial. 
  • Experience using hydraulic modelling software and/or GIS software would be highly advantageous.
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal are essential, and you must be able to work well within a team and independently. You will be self – motivated, flexible and reliable with a strong analytical approach to problem solving.
  • You will also have a strong client service focus and excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent computer skills and a good understanding of Microsoft Office are essential. 
  • You must be eligible to live and work in the UK at the time you start employment.

Benefits

  • We offer a number of other leisure and lifestyle benefit options (from buying additional holiday to travel insurance and bikes) to help you tailor your benefits to your personal needs.
  • Ensuring you have a pension in place is a very important part of planning for the future. We offer tax efficient ways of saving towards your retirement plan with pension schemes that provide a wide variety of investment options.
  • We want all our employees to be happy, healthy and engaged at work. We have a number of campaigns that run throughout the year with the main objective being to improve the health, wellbeing and resilience of our employees. Information on local activities and initiatives is also available and regularly updated.

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