Graduate Civil Engineer (Water Industry)

Job Title: Graduate Civil Engineer (Water Industry)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kirkintilloch, Scotland
Salary: £20000 - £21500 per annum
Start Date: 2018-06-04
Reference: BH-72709
Contact Name: Martin Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2018 17:20

Job Description

Our client, a leading Civil & Environmental Consultancy who operate primarily within the Water Industry in Scotland, are currently seeking to hire a number of Design Engineers for ongoing water-related projects. 

Role Summary:

Main responsibilities will include but are not limited to;

    • Achieve agreed output targets for project whilst maintaining quality of work

    • Conduct problem solving/analysis and escalate any issues

    • Work with project engineers and other design team members in an integrated approach 

    • Maintain technical quality ensuring designs meet client specification 

    • Operate in accordance with the corporate health and safety, environmental and quality standards

    • Provide technical assistance to staff, within specific areas of responsibility and expertise as required

    • Provide support in the preparation of technical reports and documents, drawings and design calculations

    • Complete scopes of work within agreed time frames 

    • Work collaboratively within an integrated team environment to deliver design solutions

    • Liaise with design team members

    • Assist Senior Engineer with any other needs or requirements of the business

    • Support the management and the Design Lead to ensure the successful delivery of robustly defined technical solutions

    • Undertake own continuing professional development under guidance from Line Managers


Other responsibilities

    • Escalate issues of importance to Design Lead to include investigation reports where required

    • Use appropriate software to provide advice, solutions and successful project outcomes for clients

    • Attend and contribute to project meetings internally and with clients

    • Provide guidance to Graduate Engineers and Technicians working on the same projects

    • Promote good working practices 

    • Liaise with clients Water Operations when necessary

    • Any additional duties as and when required


Essential Experience/Qualifications:

- BSc Civil/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

- Water Industry experience or equivalent utilities background

- Computer literate - Proficiency with Microsoft Office packages

- Excellent client service focus

- Ability to work well both in a team and independently

- Strong communication skills – both written and oral

- Highly organised and able to multi-task

- Ability to understand technical aspects of the project, predominantly from a civil/hydraulic aspect

- Experienced level of decision making and ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands

- Proficiency in AutoCAD/Basic knowledge of GIS Systems


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