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Jacobs Graduate Civil Engineer - Drainage in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

Are you ready to start your career in an inclusive, flexible, and dynamic work environment?

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

Join the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) to start your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, environment and communities. As a Jacobs Graduate you will be part of a larger network of talent who are Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow.

What we do at Jacobs

Our People & Places Solutions (P&PS) business focuses on providing solutions to future challenges such as climate change, the need for renewable energy, low carbon economies, transportation, and material resource and waste management. While we shape some of the very largest and most challenging landmark projects in the UK, we also deliver local projects that protect communities. We lead with the environment and make social and natural capital central to how we solve our clients’ challenges. We are helping to create the sustainable and resilient cities and communities of the future, making attractive places for all to live and work.

What’s in it for you?

As a Jacobs Graduate you will join a structured 2-year programme aimed at progressing Graduates into global project leaders and problem solvers. Our GDP provides the framework, mentoring and expertise, supporting you to reach your full potential. On joining our programme in September 2023, you will rapidly gain knowledge of how our company works, what motivates us and how you can make innovative contributions to our projects, helping us build a more connected and sustainable world.

About the opportunity

In Jacobs Drainage team you’ll have the opportunity to develop your civil engineering and drainage specific skills and to contribute to the design and construction of landmark projects across the globe, or to bring it closer to home, you’ll be able to work on Sustainable Drainage schemes and support climate change resilience in our local communities and developments.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Qualified to degree level in Civil Engineering or cognate discipline, with and interest and capability in hydraulics, hydrology or municipal engineering

  • A genuine concern about the environment around them and an enthusiasm for working as part of a team reducing human impacts on the natural world

  • A flexible and innovative self-starter who’s passionate about developing skills

  • An ability to adapt and prioritise appropriately whilst working on a number of varied projects at once

  • Enthusiasm and curiosity to apply skills to the solution of real-world problems

  • A well-rounded person – have you travelled around the world? Worked in a bar? Been captain of a sports team or volunteered for a charity? Tell us - we’re looking for people with interesting stories and experiences!

  • You must have the permanent right to work in the UK.

What else we provide

In addition to work-life balance and flexibility, UK employees also receive;

  • Free single medical cover and digital GP service

  • Reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships

  • An inclusive and diverse environment, embracing the variety of cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles of our employees through Jacobs Employee Networks (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity)

  • A focus on safety, health, and wellbeing, prioritising our people through a culture of caring and a network of positive mental health champions

  • Opportunities to give back to our communities through our Collectively program, incorporating matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

We are truly passionate about inclusion and diversity and recognise that this application and selection process may not suit all candidates. If this is the case for you, please get in touch (TAEurope@jacobs.com) with us to discuss how we can make this process more accessible.

Closing Date Friday 25th November 2022

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