Standing in a building, knowing you designed solutions that made it what it is: how it feels, how it functions, how it looks… That’s the moment great engineering comes to life.
What are you looking for?
Are you an aspiring design engineer looking to make a difference to the world around you? Do you want the chance to grow, learn, and be supported by industry leaders? This ever-changing world will be shaped by the buildings put into it; and we know it’s often the newest minds who have the brightest ideas.
What can we offer you?
As a leading international firm of consulting engineers, we didn’t build a 150-year legacy by standing still. The built environment is where our design-led work can carve out a better future for the planet and its people. For us, it’s about putting heart, soul, innovation and sustainability into the buildings we work on. You will receive the best training and development through our initial professional development scheme, which is accredited by all three of our governing bodies in the industry. We recently won the IET long running scheme award recognising 25 years of continuous accreditation. We are committed to the ongoing professional development of our graduates and support you towards achieving chartered engineer or incorporated engineer status.
What could you be part of?
These days, engineering is a lot more than pipes and wires; we look at the building as a whole and are involved in every stage, from initial client discussions right through to construction and even the building’s ongoing performance. We collaborate with colleagues, architects and other construction professionals, playing a critical role in every building’s design.
Vertical Transportation is one of our specialist groups, providing elevator, escalator and moving walk expertise to ensure the efficient movement of people in buildings using the best traditional and modern technologies for new, refurbished and occupied premises. As modern buildings and their uses become ever more demanding the design becomes an increasingly challenging process. Our efficient Vertical Transportation designs provide the ideal solutions for complex projects.
What might you be doing?
As a Graduate Vertical Transportation Design Engineer, your day-to-day tasks will vary, as we’ll expose you to all aspects of our work so you can discover what suits you. You could produce detailed designs and drawings, use the latest computer modelling software, carry out traffic simulations, define vertical transportation strategies for new or existing building developments to allow efficient transport of occupiers, or research ground-breaking technologies. Communicating will span all of these, as we regularly liaise with project teams, meet clients or end users, and attend collaborative meetings.
Why does our work make a difference?
We play a major role in driving sustainable development. We help create some of the most innovative low-carbon buildings, pushing the limit on what’s possible. Our projects cover almost every sector – from healthcare, residential and retail, to defence, arts and heritage and education – ranging from small studies and reports to large-scale developments valued at more than £4billion.
- Excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills
- Ability to work in a team environment and independently
- A friendly, ambitious and confident individual with a flexible and resilient approach
Qualifications and experience requirements
- An expected or achieved 2:1 or above degree or equivalent qualification in design engineering, mechanical engineering, building services, architectural engineering or any design discipline with a real understanding or interest in mechanics and analysis.
- A masters or other relevant post graduate qualification is an advantage
- Previous placement or work experience in a similar industry is an advantage
- An understanding of CAD or similar modelling software is an advantage
Accepted degree subjects
architecture · mechanical engineering
How to apply
Please visit our careers page via the Apply button for our graduate programme. This role is available in our London office.
We will be shortlisting candidates as part of an on-going process, so apply early to avoid disappointment. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon you providing evidence of your right to work in the UK.
Closing date: 01/01/2018
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 01/01/2018