Graduate Civil Engineer

Amey Plc
United Kingdom
26500.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
23 Dec 2021

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training

Graduate Civil Engineering Programme 2022 - Edinburgh and Glasgow (Motherwell)

Do you enjoy solving real-life problems and creating a positive impact on society? Do you want to work flexibly in a way that empowers you?

Here at Amey Consulting, you'll have the unique opportunity to bring high-profile, ground-breaking infrastructure projects to life. Your design solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people's lives, often in the very community where you live.

You'll join a growing team of big thinkers who love finding solutions to difficult problems. You'll be stretched, but always supported, surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges, recognising your hard work and looking out for your wellbeing.

Our two-year Civil Engineering Graduate Programme starts you on a journey to develop your career, providing a unique opportunity to be involved in a range of varied and exciting projects from inception through to construction. You'll gain invaluable experience alongside our industry experts through a combination of home and office-based working and given real responsibility from day one, collaborating on high-profile projects such as the development of the A96 Dualling East of Huntly to Aberdeen, advanced structural health monitoring on the Forth Road Bridge and Severn Crossings, Bridge design, inspections, assessment and asset management services for Local Authorities throughout Scotland.

We're also carrying out design of the Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside Project as well as designs for the flood management and urban drainage designs for Glasgow City Council, so there's no shortage of exciting opportunities to get involved with.

Our multidisciplinary teams encompass all aspects of investigation, design and construction of roads, bridges and civil structures, geotechnical engineering, ITS and lighting, rail, environmental consultancy, utilities, BIM, and transport planning schemes and you'll gain exposure to all these different elements during your Graduate Programme.

What you will bring:

As a Graduate, other than your relevant degree, we don't expect you to bring prior experience of engineering or our industry with you when you join us; we will give you all the skills and opportunities to become a technical expert that you could hope for.

We treat people as individuals. That goes for diversity too. We want a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve and value the experiences that you bring.

We therefore try to keep our list of essential requirements to a minimum, but there are a few things needed to qualify for our programme:

  • Minimum 2:1 BEng in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Available to join the programme in early June 2022
  • Passion for developing your skills both professional and personally
  • The commitment and drive to complete professional registration (Chartership) in CEng
  • Strong analytical, written, communication and presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills, with evidence of problem-solving ability
  • Self-motivated with the ability to plan and prioritise time

If you possess the determination, adaptability, and curiosity to become a technical expert in your field, or one of our future leaders, then our graduate development programme could be for you.

What you'll receive in return:

We place great value on all our people and the contribution they make to our business, so it's important that our rewards make us all feel valued here, that's why we recognise individual needs and offer a flexible reward and benefits package that puts you first, including;

  • Starting salary of GBP26,500
  • Exceptional development and progression plan
  • 24 Days annual leave + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme
  • Choices: Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
  • Save with Amey: Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on days out, or nights in
  • Social Value: You'll get a Community Involvement Day each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives for CRUK, or where eligible, participate in the DoE Gold Award

Why Amey?

We're big on making our diverse workplace a conducive environment for ideas to thrive and place a high importance on the culture, health, and well-being of our people. We have passionate ambassadors who lead our thriving affinity groups, specialist mental health and well-being ambassadors, access to a Health and Well-being App, an Employee Assistance Programme if you need confidential advice/support, Well-being Wednesdays, and dedicated pastoral care colleagues who proactively ensure you are getting all the personal and professional support that you need.

As part of our Early Careers community, you'll join more than 300 other Graduates, Degree Apprentices, Apprentices and Placement students working across our entire Amey organisation. Being part of this community provides for excellent development, peer-to-peer networking opportunities, involvement in a range of social value and fun extra-curricular activities.

You'll also be provided with a "buddy", to assist you as you settle in, and an industry expert as a professional mentor, to help guide you towards achieving your professional qualifications/accreditation.

If you want professional development, accelerated career progression, an environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit, it's all here for you, at Amey.

How to Apply?

We appreciate that applying for a Graduate opportunity, for some, can be a new or daunting experience, which is why we try to make our process as simple, transparent, and as engaging as possible.

To apply, simply click on the link and you'll be redirected to our Early Careers site where you'll be asked to answer a few questions to help us progress your application. To aid diversity and inclusion, we don't ask for a CV in order to apply

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