Graduate Civil Engineer – Energy


We currently have an opportunity for a Graduate Civil Engineer within our Civil/Structures Energy team based in Bristol. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies and site investigations
  • Developing detailed designs
  • Identifying the potential health and safety hazards of specific projects
  • Considering environmental constraints on specific projects
  • Supporting tendering procedures and putting together proposals
  • Supervising and visiting contractors on site and advising on civil engineering issues
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues, contracting civil engineers, subcontractors, sub-consultants and clients
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
  • Liaising with other teams of engineers, including engineers from other companies.
  • Compiling and checking reports
  • Reviewing and checking project drawings
  • Using a range of design computer packages for designing projects and undertaking complex and repetitive calculations
  • Scheduling material and equipment purchases and delivery



  • An accredited MEng or BEng degree in Civil Engineering, ideally at 2.1 or above. We expect:
  • Strong Mathematical Skills
  • Strong Computer software skills
  • Strong team working capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Focus on results and project delivery


  • Previous work experience in an engineering organisation
  • An interest in developing both technical and Project Management skills
  • Position can also be based in Cardiff, Croydon or Reading (Winnersh).

Start your journey with Jacobs

As well as our accredited training programmes which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by an experienced mentor to complete the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP). Working through a range of internal and external training courses, key skills will aid your development in all technical management and interpersonal skills required for success in a project focused environment. As well as development opportunities, we offer a range of benefits to complement a competitive salary:

  • Salary increase for every GDP key skill completed on time
  • An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management
  • Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

Join Jacobs. Imagine the possibilities…

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