What are you looking for in your next role? Maybe it's working on nationally recognised major projects across the UK. Maybe it's having unlimited career progression supported by all levels of the business. Or maybe it's working in the heart of a bustling vibrant city supported by a friendly and inclusive team. If you've answered yes to any of these questions, apply to Sweco.
Sweco is a forward-thinking engineering 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.
Ranked 6th in the NCE top 100, we are also hugely successful in winning and delivering complex projects " both big and small " and work in close relationships with our clients.
Our vibrant Solihull office can be found in the heart of Solihull town centre within easy reach of public transport (bus and rail). Our location provides great access to both our local clients and those further afield. You'll be part of an approachable, diverse and sociable team where everyone feels valued. We also take a keen interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities through our links with local schools, colleges and universities and local charitable organisations.
We are looking for a talented and motivated Graduate Engineer, with a genuine passion for civil engineering, to join our Transportation (Highways) team.
So what's in it for you?
Sweco has been the most successful consultant on the Delivery Integration Partner Framework. meaning, you could get the opportunity to work on nationally recognised projects throughout the UK and Ireland.
Sweco understand that work is not the only important thing in our lives so as well as a competitive salary, Sweco offers a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days of annual leave with the option to buy additional holiday, a pension scheme and flexible working hours. As part of Sweco's commitment to personal development, we have dedicated career pathways which are tailored to develop staff as technically excellent consultants, line managers or project managers. We will also pay a maximum of two annual subscriptions per employee for membership of professional institutions and associations relevant to the employee's qualifications and role where appropriate.
Sweco is committed to achieving equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
If you are looking for a meaningful job where you'll help to develop and shape tomorrow's communities by being a trusted consultant to our customers and are keen to join a business with genuine opportunities for career progression, then we'd love to hear from you.
As a Graduate Civil Engineer at Sweco you will:
Work within a multi-disciplinary design team on a variety of highways and transportation projects
Attend tutorials and seminars on a range of technical and managerial topics
Take part in our e-learning programme on a wide range of topics
Work towards Chartered Engineer status
Take responsibility for own professional development by maintaining and developing competence in your expertise area
You will be expected to perform the following duties as a Graduate Civil Engineer:
Completed all tasks in accordance within agreed timescales and budgets
Produce design calculations, drawings and technical reports for internal and external project teams including clients
Gather data and information to assist with site survey / supervisory work
Work in close collaboration with other team members and civil engineering disciplines
Attend design coordination meetings with external project teams including clients.
Ensuring solutions meet client needs and that their expectations are met / exceeded
Working in full compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
Degree qualification in an engineering subject
Excellent organisation, time management, planning and prioritisation skills
Ability to work on own initiative and seek assistance when required
Good problem-solving skills with the ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions
An active interest in using computers for drawing and design calculation work
Experience of working in a team environment
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