Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Engineer - Water Team

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The Role

You will work within the Water UK team, take on responsibility and contribute to the project team which may include other disciplines within the company. Working closely with technical leads you will develop your skills and assist in delivery of project work. You will have involvement with individual clients with whom you are expected to promote a positive working relationship and be expected to plan your own time and assist the team leader and project managers in determining the resource requirements for your work.

You will be in a position to plan your route and have the drive and enthusiasm to reach Chartered status.

Our Water Business Line is continually in demand worldwide for projects involving coastal and river management and the enhancement of the environment. Our broad knowledge and experience enable us to find practical solutions for the most complex of problems, for example flood risk management against the backdrop of climate change and coastal erosion.

Royal HaskoningDHV in the UK - Our future is digital

The power of digitalisation. Technology is accelerating all around us. It’s enabling us to create more impact through co-creation and innovation while keeping the end-user at the heart of our engineering. Together with a number of partners and acquisitions, Royal HaskoningDHV practises a connected way of engineering, design and consultancy. We’re developing digital innovative services with our clients today – let’s explore the future together.

Responsibilities will include:-

Contribute to the delivery of the Local Business Plan in terms of identifying private sector and developer services opportunities and supporting growth in these market areas

  • Appraising the feasibility of alternative solutions, and designing solutions to reduce flood risk in the fluvial and coastal environment, including appropriate calculations.
  • Undertake numerical analysis as required including use of computer-based programmes to assist with analysis, notably in terms of fluvial and coastal projects, e.g. flooding, wave, sediment transport modelling, etc.
  • Contribute to the production of assessments, studies and reports in the field of Water Management.
  • Producing drawings and models and checking those produced by Technicians.
  • Specification and management of 3rd parties undertaking surveys and investigations
    Supervision of construction or investigations.
  • Undertaking other tasks within the field of coastal and rivers engineering or according to the wider business needs.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree from an ICE accredited course.
  • Ideally some experience of working in civil engineering in a work placement or other experience of working in an office as part of a team.
  • Use of Microsoft Office and Autodesk products.


We offer a competitive salary plus a range of benefits, including a flexible working policy, a contributory pension scheme, discretionary company bonus, Medical and Dental care, Life Insurance and 25 days holiday. Our contributory pension scheme has been awarded the Pension Quality Mark, the highest standard of excellence available for UK company pension schemes.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £22,000 + benefits
  • Masters and above
  • Haywards Heath
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geotechnical
  • Project Management
  • Structural
  • Town & Transport Planning
  • Transport

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