Civil Engineering Graduate Scheme
graduate scheme
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Civil Engineering Graduate Scheme

Job description

Through four rotational placements, you’ll gain vast experience of the railways through one of the largest asset bases in Britain. You’ll make a key contribution to some of our major engineering projects, such as the Great Western Programme, the Northern Powerhouse or the Digital Railway. You might get experience of maintaining a variety of bridges and structures, or be responsible for specifying innovative building materials and techniques to improve reliability and sustainability. You could deliver management solutions for complicated inner-city assets, or establish inspection and maintenance requirements for embankments and cuttings running through the countryside. As well as this, you’ll benefit from formal learning opportunities and leadership skills training. You’ll have a supervising civil engineer who will support your personal and professional development.

How long is the scheme and where you’ll be based
Two years and opportunities are available across Britain, at locations including Stratford, Derby, York, Glasgow, Swindon, Manchester, Bristol, Milton Keynes, Basingstoke.

What professional qualifications could you gain?
Significant evidence towards incorporated (IEng) or chartered (CEng) engineer status, accredited by the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC)

What opportunities are available at the end of the scheme?
Previous graduates have gone on to roles such as project engineer, asset engineer and works delivery manager. There are also plenty of opportunities for promotion to senior management positions across the organisation.

Why you should choose this scheme
The scheme is aligned to UK-SPEC objectives and accredited by the ICE. You’ll have access to world-class training and the opportunity to be involved in some of the biggest engineering projects in Britain.

What you’ll be earning and what benefits you’ll be receiving

  • £26.500 plus regional allowances (where applicable) plus £2,000 welcome bonus
  • 28 days’ holiday plus public holidays
  • 75% discount on season tickets (max £3,000)
  • Interest-free season ticket loan (max £5,000)
  • Up to five days paid volunteer leave per annum
  • Pension scheme
  • And many more

What we are looking for

You’re a logical thinker who’s adept at finding creative solutions to challenging problems. Resourceful and hardworking, you’re comfortable managing your own time to ensure you get the job done. Using your strong interpersonal skills, you’re able to build relationships with colleagues, suppliers and customers. You are flexible and don’t mind traveling across the country to seek out training and development opportunities.


Minimum of a 2:2 in an Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) accredited degree.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 23/01/2019

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Closing date: 23/01/2019


Additional job details

LocationUK wide


plus regional allowances (where applicable) plus £2,000 welcome bonus

Working hoursFull-time

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