Viridor Waste Management
graduate scheme
Expires11 days

Graduate Project Engineer

Job description

As our new Graduate Project Engineer in our landfill business area, you’ll provide project management and delivery assurance to the business enabling it to meet its operational and long-term objectives. You’ll also ensure that projects are delivered according to best practice project management techniques and standards appropriate to technical, health and safety, environmental and quality, as well as in line with the scale and type of projects, delivered to the identified business benefits.

As a Graduate Project Engineer, you will manage the day-to-day aspects of the projects, liaising with internal and external stakeholders at all levels to ensure effective and efficient implementation, driving continuous improvement.

As you’ll be liaising with external bodies such as local authorities, consultants and professional organisations, as well as internal senior management, you’ll have strong communication, relationship building and resilience skills. You’ll be self-motivated, able to proactively identify opportunities and risk whilst thinking innovatively to resolve where applicable or add value.

The Graduate Project Engineer role will incorporate reporting and financial modelling, therefore good analytical and numerical skills are key as is the ability to balance conflicting priorities whilst meeting deadlines.

In return, we’re committed to ensuring your professional development through ongoing training and ensuring that you’ll benefit from a personal mentor within the business. You'll also receive a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, optional contributory healthcare scheme and a range of flexible benefits.

The role will be based at one of our Landfill locations in the UK, therefore, a willingness to relocate for the duration of the graduate programme would be advantageous and as travel to other UK sites will be part of the role, a full UK driving licence is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast-growing business and be a part of how we’re shaping the future.

What we are looking for

  • You'll have experience, within the workplace or studies, of managing projects to set parameters such as time, quality and cost
  • You’ll have a good understanding of project controls, health and safety, design, procurement, construction and commissioning and the principles of geotechnical engineering
  • Knowledge and experience of the waste management industry would be desirable but not essential


As our new Graduate Project Engineer, you’ll have graduated (or have graduated by October 2019) in a relevant engineering discipline such as geotechnical, civil, hydrogeology, environmental science)

Accepted degree subjects

  • environmental science and ecology
  • civil engineering and construction

Additional job details

UK wide

How to apply

Applications close at 5.30pm on the closing date.

Assessments and selection will be undertaken between June and August 2019. Intake date will be early October 2019.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click the Apply button.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 1 June 2019

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Closing date:  1 June 2019

Expires11 days

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