Work Placement / Internship

Civil Engineering Year Out Placement

Various UK locations. Multiple vacancies.

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As the GRAHAM business continues to grow and develop, we are looking for enthusiastic students to join our team.

We are GRAHAM

At GRAHAM, ‘delivering lasting impact’ is our guiding principle. It is a sign of our ambition, testament to our continued growth and reflective of our future optimism.

Civil Engineer Students shall:

  • Promote and ensure Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to
  • Undertake surveying and setting out duties
  • Check drawings and quantities
  • Schedule selected materials for ordering from the procurement department
  • Plan the work and efficiently organise site operations in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines
  • Liaise with any consultants and sub-contractors engaged in the project as necessary
  • Identify, highlight and resolve design issues
  • Supervise and monitor the site labour force and monitor the work of any sub-contractors
  • Ensure quality records necessary to meet quality requirements are maintained
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise
  • Arrange testing of materials
  • Undertake the testing and calibration of instruments used
  • Keep a Site Diary
  • Fully interact with other members of the construction site team (team player)
  • Liaise with other function/departmental managers
  • Introduce improvements and innovation where appropriate to areas of responsibility
  • Other duties as required by the Site Manager to facilitate construction of the works

Technical Competencies Essential

  • Studying an ICE accredited Civil Engineering Degree.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Willing to work throughout the UK.
  • Right to work in the UK.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

Desirable

  • An appreciation of Health & Safety practices.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Previous work experience.
  • Able to demonstrate problem solving.

Behavioural Competencies Essential

Commercial Awareness: strong business acumen combined with the creativity and vision to meet customer needs and GRAHAM business requirements.

Leadership skills: Communicates and gains team commitment to a vision, able to motivate staff and provide direction and vision.

Effective Communication skills: Able to adapt communication to audience and create detailed written documents and reports. Able to maintain and manage communication links with a variety of stakeholders. Presents a professional image and promotes the Brand.

Customer Focus: Takes time to question and understand the real, underlying needs of the customer, beyond those initially expressed. Always works closely with customers, developing an independent view of their needs and acting in their long term interest

Influencing: Identifies and builds relationships with those who will be useful now and in the future in achieving strategic business objectives.

Initiative: is able to work alone to get results in an effective way. Understands and seeks to minimise waste in resources and processes. Adopts and encourages others to adopt new ways of working. Ability to work unsupervised.

Team Player: Always willing to be involved in other activities to achieve company objectives. Works collaboratively and uses influence to gain resolution of issues. Demonstrates honestly, loyalty and commitment.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 7th, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 year
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Geotechnical
  • Structural

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