Here at Sweco we're different " a team of teams where every project counts. And with a 6th place ranking in the NCE top 100, our difference is noticeable.
We are looking for a talented and motivated Industrial Placement Student, with a genuine passion for civil engineering, to join our busy Transportation team.
Working for us will give you the opportunity to work on landmark projects, and schemes of all shapes and sizes. You'll also learn from experienced people who share a passion for working together with our clients to deliver technical excellence.
You will be expected to perform the following duties as a Student Engineer:
Work within a multi-disciplinary design team, to produce design calculations, drawings and technical reports to support senior colleagues on a variety of highways and transportation projects
Work in close collaboration with other team members and civil engineering disciplines
Work in full compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
Report to the appropriate team leader on technical issues and progress and ensure all tasks are carried out correctly and completed in accordance within agreed timescales and budgets
Show respect to customers and colleagues and represent Sweco in a professional manner.
To be successful in this role, you will need to possess:
Good verbal and written communication
Confidence in using Microsoft office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
An active interest in using computers for drawing and design calculation work
Good problem-solving skills with the ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions
Capability to work on your own initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently, and seek assistance when required.
Time management and ability to organise and prioritise work load
A strong understanding of civil engineering design principles based on your degree studies
Experience of working in a team environment
Professional Membership and Qualification:
Working towards MSc, MEng or BEng in civil engineering or an equivalent discipline
Be a Student Member of the ICE/CIHT, aspiring towards Incorporated or Chartered Engineer status
What's in it for you?
Sweco is a forward-thinking engineering, environmental and design consultancy, and we plan and design the cities and communities of the future. Our work ranges from designing roads and bridges to providing innovative solutions in energy, environment and water management. We employ more than 1300 people and consult on projects across the UK and Ireland via our network of 26 regional offices. With 15,500 employees in Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. Sweco is committed to achieving equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
If you are looking for a meaningful placement where you'll help to develop and shape tomorrow's communities by being a trusted consultant to our customers and if you believe you have the skill set required, and are keen to join a business with genuine opportunities for career progression, then we'd love to hear from you.