Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Civil, Geotechnical, Structural.

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.

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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.

A little background on our Maritime Team:

You’ll be part of the Geotechnical Team led by our Associate Director.  The Geotechnical team is part of the Maritime UK Advisory Group, in 5 of our UK offices. The Geotechnical Team works with all the other business lines, however, primarily works in the Maritime Sector.

Our Maritime team are at the forefront of innovative maritime planning, design, and development. We are multi-disciplinary experts that work on international projects 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.

Across the globe, Royal HaskoningDHV has 6,000 colleagues in 75 offices in more than 30 countries.

The role:

As a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, you’ll be immersed in a variety of responsibilities. From conducting geotechnical desk studies, liaising with clients, and managing projects, to extending the technical abilities of our Geotechnical division, not only across the UK but also internationally. Your days will be filled with exciting challenges. You’ll also have the opportunity to advise and publicise the company’s work through technical publications and papers and contribute to study reports with your engineering judgment. This role is a perfect blend of technical, commercial, and creative tasks, designed to keep you engaged and foster your growth in the field.

A good understanding of the practice of engineering consultancy will be advantageous, as will a broad understanding of the key drivers and risks associated with our clients’ projects, and similar breath of awareness of a range of wider industry matters, such as environmental issues and solutions.

We require an enthusiastic, optimistic, conscientious, and talented person with good communication skills and technical ability. The candidate must be able to work in a team and, at times, independently.  The role will require close working with members of the various similar teams across the UK as well as with staff across other Business Lines.  They must contribute proactively to ensure consulting services are consistently delivered to the highest standards, meeting and exceeding clients’ needs.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's (essential) and a Master's (desirable) in Civil Engineering or a related discipline with enthusiasm about working in the geotechnical field.
  • Some understanding of hydraulic, geotechnical, and structural principles.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A good understanding of the engineering and environmental consultancy sectors.
  • Previous experience within a team environment.

What we 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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  • Deadline
  • Starting
    September 2024
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:1 and above
  • Location
    Peterborough (Cambridgeshire), Liverpool, Newcastle, London, Manchester and Brighton
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Civil
  • Geotechnical
  • Structural
Also Accepting...
  • Acoustics
  • Analytics
  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Infrastructure
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology
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