Engineering Graduate Programme - Scotland

Amey Graduate Development Programme

Our two-year Graduate Development Programme starts you on a journey to develop your career in a challenging, dynamic and supportive work environment. We’ll give you a real role from day one, so you’ll get invaluable experience and exposure working on varied and exciting projects for a large, diverse and ambitious organisation.

We want graduates who excel in their subject and who’ll bring talent, drive and fresh thinking to help propel our business forward. In return, we’ll provide you with all the support you need to achieve your career goals, because we want you to be successful and grow your career with us.

Account overview

Amey has successfully secured a number of new contracts in Scotland, and we are seeking to recruit civil engineering Graduates, to assist in the delivery of these exciting and challenging new projects. You will be tasked with delivering high-profile and ambitious programmes, guided by some of the most knowledgeable engineering experts in the UK.

You will be passionate about delivering engineering projects to the highest standards, while demonstrating strategic thinking, imagination and the ability to take on key responsibilities, when required.

We have opportunities in Amey’s Glasgow, Edinburgh and South Queensferry offices.

What will this role involve?

You'll be part of a team focused on delivering programmes of work designed to meet our client’s requirements. This includes:

  • Maintaining a close relationship with our client and delivery partners
  • Ensuring programmes are delivered to budget and within the required timeframes
  • Working effectively alongside colleagues and others to ensure programmes of work are successful
  • Producing an excellent body of work that meets or exceeds the client’s expectations

What are we looking for?

We treat people as individuals. We want a range of abilities, from practicality and problem solving to precision and creativity. That goes for diversity too. We want a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve and value the experience that you bring to our business.

We are looking for innovative, forward thinking graduates who will help propel our business forward and become our future leaders. You’ll also have:

  • Minimum 2.2 degree in relevant subject (Civil Engineering, Traffic and Transportation Engineer, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering)
  • Available to join Amey in Summer 2018
  • Computer literate
  • Commitment to studying towards professional qualification
  • Strong analytical, written, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills


We place great value on all our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package as well as supporting all graduates to gain a professional qualification through a Professional Institution. We’ll give you first class mentoring and guidance, from the industry experts you’ll be working closely with. Over two years, you’ll cover personal development, business skills and business improvement techniques. You’ll also have the chance to meet your peers and senior management from across the UK at the annual graduate conference. We’ll pay you a competitive starting salary, and if you perform well, we’ll give you a pay rise every six months whilst on the graduate programme. At the end of the programme you can expect to progress into the next level of your chosen career.

Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

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