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Civil Design Engineer Industrial Placement 2023

Structural/Civil.

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About the role:

What we do

Redefining the possible.

Join the UK’s largest infrastructure group and work on some of the biggest projects the world has ever seen. Projects that will support and shape the world of tomorrow for millions of people and enable you to build a successful career

Balfour Beatty is also a leading member of  the 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies. The 5% Club, members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in earn and learn positions (including apprentices, sponsored students, and graduates on formalised training programmes).

What you'll be doing:

  • Assisting with site investigations
  • Developing detailed designs
  • Assessing the potential risks of specific projects
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and architects, subcontractors, contracting civil engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
  • Managing budgets and other project resources
  • Managing change, as the client may change his or her mind about the design
  • Ensuring relevant parties are notified of changes in the project
  • Attending public meetings to discuss projects, especially in a senior role
  • Using computer modelling software to analyse data
  • Preparing designs

These roles are UK wide and could be based at the following locations: Derby, Scotland, Liverpool, Surrey or Southampton

Who we're looking for:

  • Be studying for a BEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Civil or Structural Engineering - expecting to achieve a 2:2 or above
  • Interest in design
  • Ideally, have a full UK driving licence at the time of joining 
  • Be eligible to work and live in the UK at the time of joining
  • Have a flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change (you may be required to travel as part of the programme)

Why work for us:

Alongside the amazing opportunity, support and pride that you’ll gain from developing your career with one of the world’s foremost infrastructure giants, you’ll also enjoy:

  • A 1-year work experience programme
  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to explore your career options 
  • If you complete your year successfully you could be fast tracked onto the graduate scheme 

Closing Date: applications are open until 31st January 2023, but we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should application numbers reach a maximum before this date.

Once you’ve completed your application, we will be in touch to arrange a telephone interview. If all goes well, we will invite you in for a face to face or virtual interview.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 31st, 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 1 year
  • Derby, Scotland, Liverpool, Surrey and Southampton
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Structural

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