Graduate Opportunity

Early Career Engineering Technician

Civil/Structural/Building Services.

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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 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.

Why our people love working at Royal HaskoningDHV

Our colleagues are keen to invite you to get a better insight in what drives them at Royal HaskoningDHV.

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, 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, and the development of pioneering air quality improvements for major UK Ports.

Role Overview

As a Civil Engineering Technician with Royal HaskoningDHV, your role will be to undertake site work and office-based activities to collect data and to contribute to the development of engineering solutions.  You will play an integral role in every phase of the asset management inspection programme from initial planning to carrying out site surveys and report writing. RHDHV carry out work across the UK on client’s infrastructure from telecommunication towers, aircraft hangars, explosive storage facilities on MoD and civilian establishments. 

In addition, you will be required to carry out inspections and data collection on maritime assets such as slipways, jetties, dolphins and bridges.  This position offers you the opportunity to work closely with an experienced team of Civil & Structural Engineers & Technicians and provides a widely varied work environment with fully expensed travel around the UK and even internationally on occasion.

General Responsibilities

  • Inspection and reporting of a wide range of assets from working at height inspecting telecommunication towers for several high-profile clients such as the MoD & Maritime and Coastguard Agency to carrying out inspections of building and maritime assets.
  • Production of reports based on findings whilst out on site.
  • Production of sketch drawings and details for CAD / Revit drafting by others and reviewing of these prior to issue.
  • Liaising with clients
  • Work as part of a team of inspectors working to the highest safety standards
  • Climbing team member including planning WaH(Working at Height)activities (training provided)
  • Qualified pilot drone surveys (training provided)


  • Must have a degree in Civil Engineering and preferably a Bachelors degree. Work at height training will be provided at an approved training centre.
  • Must have a full, clean driving licence


  • Willingness to travel across the UK and overseas as required.
  • Willingness to work at height of up to 100 metres and in adverse weather conditions
  • Experience of team working
  • An enthusiastic approach, self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and well organised
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A professional understanding of, and commitment to, the highest standard of health & safety in the work environment.
  • A good level of computer literacy
  • Commercially aware
  • Pass a pre-employment medical and fitness test before a formal offer of employment is confirmed.

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.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Edinburgh
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Structural

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