Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Civil Engineer – Maritime

Various UK locations. Multiple vacancies.

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About Royal HaskoningDHV:

Royal HaskoningDHV has been connecting people for 140 years. Together, through our expertise and passion, we have helped contribute to a better society and improved people’s lives with work underpinned by our sustainable values and goals. We are an independent international engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation.

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.

Royal HaskoningDHV is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve.

A little background on our Maritime Team

Royal HaskoningDHV are at the forefront of innovative maritime planning, design and development and our teams of multi-disciplinary experts have assisted our international clientele to create successful ports and maritime infrastructure worldwide.  We have provided expert commercial, technical and operational advice and created master plans across the five continents for a wide-range of port projects.

We are one of the largest and most experienced teams of port planning professionals globally and we are world leaders in the production of port feasibility studies and master plans.

Examples of recent projects include the port master plan, design and engineering services for the new Port of Baku in Azerbaijan, the detailed design of the Twelve Quays Ro-Ro berth on the River Mersey. 

Role Overview

The role will be to contribute to the development of engineering design solutions in steel, concrete, timber and other materials to relevant design codes using appropriate digital technology. 

General Responsibilities 

  • Preparation of designs for maritime and associated structures, from initial concepts through to detailed designs. 
  • Collection and collation of design data
  • Production of design calculations, checking and reviewing of calculations produced by others.
  • Producing sketch drawings and details for CAD / Revit drafting by others, checking and reviewing of these prior to issue. 
  • Preparing Bills of Quantities, Contract Documents and Specifications.
  • Carrying out inspections and surveys.
  • Preparation of reports and presentations.
  • Undertaking structural analyses and reporting.
  • Providing engineering judgment and advice, contributing to preparation of study reports.
  • Commercial and technical management of projects within the office, ensuring projects show a profitable result and are completed to an agreed programme.
  • Contribute to the use of Digital technology to improve processes and efficiencies.


  • Enthusiastic and personable
  • Strong technical ability in analysis and design and a desire to extend this aspect in your career
  • Proven technical track record and ability
  • Good team player to contribute to dynamic group
  • Good communicator (Written and verbal)
  • Commercially aware
  • Interest in Digital Solutions

Qualifications & Experience

  • MEng in an Engineering discipline 2:1 or above or equivalent level qualification
  • You will have a strong technical ability in analysis and design and a desire to develop this aspect in your career.
  • You will be prepared to travel within the UK and Overseas from time to time.

What we can offer you:

Ambitious. Exciting. Lively. Collaborative. Dynamic. That’s how our colleagues describe our company. Want to contribute to enhancing society with your expertise? Be part of an open network where you’re connected with the brightest and smartest people and technologies? Join us!

You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with development opportunities and support on your career path. We have flexible working models to ensure a balance of family and working life in the post Covid work environment.


There are positions available in each of our Maritime offices, London, Liverpool, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Haywards Heath.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • London, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Newcastle
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Acoustics
  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geotechnical
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology

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