Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Civil Engineer (Infrastructure)

Newcastle, Summer 2020 Intake

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As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, an opportunity has arisen for two Graduate Civil Engineers to join our team based in Newcastle in Summer 2020.

Working within various multidiscipline project design teams, you will contribute to the delivery of the civil engineering design content on a range of challenging projects across various sectors including Government, Energy, Commercial, Industrial and Infrastructure.

These positions will perform a broad range of planning and design tasks for stand-alone water and wastewater treatment, sewer flooding, water and sewerage networks and general infrastructure projects, as well as civil design tasks associated with support of other multi-discipline projects.

Duties will include field investigations, preliminary analyses and studies, as well as the development of plans, construction drawings, specifications, design calculations, reports and contract documents. The position will be technically involved in detailed design work, detailed checking of work completed by others, coordination of civil and non-civil designs on multi-discipline projects, as well as resolution of design issues during construction.

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Specific Functions:

  • Organising and managing site based investigations.
  • Development of designs and the co-ordination of the CAD team.
  • Completing civil engineering design calculations under the guidance of senior civil engineers.
  • Development of design solutions.
  • Preparation of technical reports at various project stages including feasibility, concept and detailed design.
  • Preparation of contract documents.
  • Co-ordination of the production of construction drawings in CAD.
  • Working closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
  • Providing input to proposals, work scope, work schedule and budgets.
  • Liaison with the Client.
  • Providing support to allow the project team in relation to the duties of Designer under CDM including the production of design risk assessments.


You will either hold a degree level qualification (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or will be expecting to graduate this year with excellent results. Recent design experience would be an advantage but is not essential. Specific water industry engineering experience would also be an advantage.

Education, Experience & Proficiencies:

  • BEng Civil Engineering is required.
  • MEng degree in Civil Engineering is an advantage but not essential.
  • Related work experience an advantage but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD an advantage but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of Civil 3D an advantage but not essential.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Project an advantage but not essential.

Early Careers Group

You will have access to the Early Careers Group that brings together young professionals and offers continuing professional development opportunities. Early Careers Group activities include:

  • Networking opportunities.
  • Participation in an annual event with early careers staff from across Europe.
  • Organised office socials.
  • Participation in charity events.
  • Responding to business challenges from the E&IS leadership team.
  • Lunch and learn sessions.
  • Participation in STEM events.
  • Developing University and Institutional links.
  • Access to Wood’s Global Developing Professionals Network.

If you have the right experience and skills, and are keen to contribute to an enthusiastic team delivering quality projects, we will be pleased to hear from you.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 2019-64442
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil

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