Highways Graduate Bridge Engineer - Wokingham

Description

Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Position Summary

 We are wishing to recruit engineering graduates to join our Highways Centre of Excellence team based in Winnersh, Reading office. You will become a member of a large and expanding bridges design team, taking a technical supporting role in delivering bridge design services throughout all stages of major project development. You may be a recent graduate, or already have a year's experience, but the role will provide you with every opportunity to complete your training towards membership of a professional institution. As well as our ICE accredited training programme which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by a trained mentor to complete our graduate portfolio.

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a Graduate Bridge Engineer you will be working on a variety of project types, sizes and complexities. Responsibilities will include:

Preparation of bridge and bridge related structural scheme designs at feasibility, preliminary and detailed design stages
Undertaking design or assessment calculations
Supervising the production of design drawings or other project related design deliverables
You will be responsible for resolving technical issues as they occur and for the monitoring of progress of your areas of responsibility
Organising and carrying out General, Principal & Special Bridge Inspections
Assisting with the preparation of documentation relating to bridge projects

Qualifications

Essential Criteria: 

  • A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate drawings and reports
  • Committed to work and capable of managing own tasks, costs and meeting deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of a team
  • Good IT skills

Desirable Criteria: 

  • Experience of structural analysis design software
  • Proficient with use of AutoCAD
  • Health and Safety training in the Bridges Sector

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:

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. We want you to grow…

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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