Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Civil Engineer - Water

Newcastle. Multiple vacancies.

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Overall purpose of the role

Our Water Business Unit is continually in demand worldwide for projects involving flood resilience, water 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

We’re developing digital innovative services with our clients today – let’s explore the future together.

You will work within a team where you will be expected to take on responsibility at an early stage. Your involvement in and contribution to the project team which may include other disciplines within the company will be actively encouraged. You may also be involved directly 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

General Responsibilities

  • Carrying out inspections and surveys.
  • Specification and management of 3rd parties undertaking surveys and investigations;
  • Appraising the feasibility of alternative solutions;
  • Designing solutions to reduce flood risk, manage costal erosion and manage water, including appropriate calculations;
  • Contribute to the production of assessments, studies and reports.
  • Drafting and checking drawings;
  • Preparing Bills of Quantities, Contract Documents and Specifications.
  • Supervision of construction or investigations;
  • Contribute to the use of Digital technology to improve processes and efficiencies. and
  • Undertaking other tasks within the field of coastal and rivers engineering.
  • Contribute to the successful operation of the business.

PROFILE (Competencies)

  • Strong technical ability in analysis and design and a desire to extend this aspect in your career
  • Excellent numeracy.
  • Good team player to contribute to dynamic group.
  • Good communicator (Written and verbal).
  • Confident and motivated to succeed.
  • Keen to learn.
  • Interest in Digital Solutions,
  • Commercially aware.


Education, personal qualities, experience including special achievements, mobility


You will be a recent graduate with enthusiasm about working in this field who possesses a Masters  degree in Civil Engineering or in a similar field.


Undergraduate work experience with application of Engineering.
Experience of AutoCAD
Modules with a water focus.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Newcastle
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Acoustics
  • Building Services
  • Chemistry
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Data Science
  • Energy
  • Forensic Science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical
  • Infrastructure
  • Physics
  • Structural
  • Water/Hydrology

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