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Civil Engineering - Industrial Placement

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About GRAHAM Construction

Civil Engineering is one of the main divisions within GRAHAM Construction. Operating throughout the UK and Ireland, we pride ourselves in delivering value for money and innovative solutions for our clients.

We have recently been involved in some of the most prestigious projects across the UK and Ireland, including:

  • Tennison Road Bridge Replacement for Network Rail.
  • The A138 Chelmer Viaduct for Highways England.
  • The iconic Samuel Beckett Bridge in Dublin.
  • Green Port Hull for Associated British Ports.
  • CPC Regeneration Project for Rolls Royce Nuclear facility in Derby.

As a forward thinking organisation, we are actively involved in new energy markets such as wind, energy from waste, biomass and hydro, as well as the nuclear decommissioning market.

GRAHAM Training - Civil Engineering

Take a look at how our Civil Engineers are trained on site.

Essential Requirements

  • Studying civil engineering at university.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of civil engineering practices.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • A commitment to work to the highest standards of health and safety and to comply with relevant health and
    safety rules.

What does a Civil Engineer do?

Civil engineers are creative people who solve problems. They come up with ideas and then turn them into real things for people around the world to use.

A Civil Engineer will...

  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to.
  • Undertake Surveying and setting out duties.
  • Plan the work and efficiently organise site operations in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines.
  • Liaise with any consultants and sub-contracts engaged in the project as necessary.
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.
  • Undertake the testing and calibration of instruments used.
  • Fully interact with other members of the construction site team.
  • Introduce improvements and innovation where appropriate to areas of responsibility.

Our industrial placements can last from 3-12 months, dependent on your college/university curriculum. On your placement you will be given the support, guidance and experience which will lay the foundations for a great future in Civil Engineering. This includes a structured learning programme and experience in a variety of Civil Engineering environments. Show us what you can do and your placement could lead to a company scholarship award and an offer of employment when you graduate.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 18th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • UK Wide

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural

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