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Graduate Bridge Engineer - Croydon

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If you’re looking for a role as a Graduate Engineer and wishing to develop your career and you are ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on.  You will work with industry experts who are leaders in their field and have an enormous breadth of knowledge to share.  At Arcadis ongoing professional development and coaching means that you will have the opportunity to participate in programmes designed to help you grow your skill sets and take your career to new heights.

Our Bridges and Highway Structures team is involved in some of the UK’s most high profile, complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of some of the UK’s and indeed the world’s most prestigious and challenging projects. Our current client portfolio includes the Department of Transport, Transport for Scotland, Highways England, Transport for London, Borough Councils, Canal & River Trust, Civil Engineering Contractors and International Governments, for whom we undertake the planning, design and supervision of bridge and structures projects with a view to exceeding our client’s expectations.

Recent and current projects the teams have worked on include: Lower Thames Crossing, Doha Expressway, Chelsea Bridge Assessment, Hammersmith Bridge Assessment, M4 Smart Motorways project, Anderton Boat Lift, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Trans-Pennine Tunnel as well as supporting other sectors on Projects such as Crossrail, Jeddah Metro and Thames Tideway Tunnel.

Graduate Development Programme

We have a two year development programme for our Graduates, during which time you will be fully supported inworking towards various accreditation routes. Our Graduate programmes have helped over 300 people through their accreditation exams since 2011. 

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

Role Requirements:

  • Assisting with inspections of bridges and civil structures
  • Undertaking concept, preliminary and detailed design of bridges and other structures in concrete, steel and other materials
  • Developing analysis skills using state of the art software
  • Undertaking feasibility and options studies and writing reports to conclude your findings to the client
  • You will be put on a training agreement and assigned a mentor to assist with progress towards becoming a Chartered Engineer
  • You will have opportunities to work on a range of projects in various locations in the UK and Globally
  • Preparing drawings, specifications, reports and other project documentation as required in line with company and client requirements as well as national standards and codes of practice
  • Participating in the resolution of technical issues
  • Gaining experience and proficiency in Arcadis systems and procedures
  • Becoming familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or Arcadis

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering Degree with 2:1 or above


Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.  Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

This role is more than a standard next step. It’s a chance to move into a business where you can go as far as you want. You can explore our world further by visiting our website or talking to us.  However, we are keen to know about yours.  What ambitions do you hold for the future?  What challenges keep you up at night, and put a spring in your step in the morning.  Your answers are important to us.  We need people who can see the bigger picture.  Who can bring their experience to life with spark and imagination, and are passionate about playing their part in our story.

What We Offer: 

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.  In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension matched to 8%
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Annual Leave, with option to purchase additional days
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid
  • Tax Free Season Ticket Loan
  • Flexible Benefits Scheme, including Cycle to Work and Childcare Vouchers
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave 
  • Birthday Vouchers
  • Long Term Service Awards

Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make

Opportunities like this are rare. Don’t miss out on a chance to put yourself in a place where great things can happen. Get in touch now to let us know that you’re interested in making a move.


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