About the Role:
Join Sweco, and you’ll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that help to transform society.
At Sweco we are different, and we value the difference that you and your experience will bring. Ranked 6th in the New Civil Engineer (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.
As a Civil Engineer in the Water Industry your role will offer you opportunities work with and learn from experienced people who share a passion for working together with our clients to deliver technical excellence. Based out of our Leeds Office, you will help us grow our team of experts and deliver projects for most of the UK Water Utility Companies, their Contract Partners and Tier One Supply Chain range from simple infrastructure projects to major Water and Wastewater treatment works upgrades.
Simplicity and autonomy are where we are at.
A typical week would include:
Working on a wide variety of water engineering projects
To support the design team in the development of designs, working within project teams and on your own initiative as directed by project leads.
Be aware of work requirements and take personal responsibility to deliver this to agreed time, cost and quality requirements.
Working in close collaboration with team members and other disciplines and have an appreciation of their role.
Ensure that solutions meet client needs and expectations are delivered.We are committed to finding the right candidates for this position and would consider flexible working for the right individual whose ambitions align with our values.
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
A civil engineering qualification.
Professional recognition (or working towards) from a relevant Engineering Institution.
Civil engineering experience related to water industry projects.
Ability to work within multidisciplinary teams.
Drive and ability to build client relationships and develop suitable opportunities.
Here at Sweco we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
What's in it for you?
An open and friendly environment where colleagues are encouraged to grow and develop. A meaningful job where you’ll help to develop and shape tomorrow’s communities by being a trusted consultant to our clients.
Sweco recognises that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application, and where possible we will look to support this.
It’s important to us that that all our colleagues thrive at work - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects the contribution individuals can bring to our organisation. We aim to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.
Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 18.7 billion (EUR 1.8 billion) and 16,000 talented colleagues. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. The Sweco share is listed on the Large Cap list of Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.
Join the team and help us to reach our vision of becoming Europe’s most respected knowledge company in the fields of consulting engineering, environmental technology and architecture. Together we can plan and design the sustainable communities and cities of the future. A future we can all be proud of.
Closing Date: 30th September 2020
If you believe you have the skill set required, are keen to join a business with genuine opportunities for career progression, then we’d love to hear from you.
More about us …….
Approachable and committed people are the core our business. Serving our clients in challenging projects is part of our daily work. Continuous development of your expertise is not an option but a requirement.
Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 16,000 employees in Europe, we offer our clients the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is the leading engineering and architecture consultancy in Europe, with sales of approximately SEK 18.7 billion (EUR 1.8 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
Sweco is committed to achieving equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.