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Jacobs Graduate Civil Engineer - Highways in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity:

We seek proactive, agile and creative engineering, data scientist, carbon management and asset management graduates to join the UK’s largest Transportation Civil design team, with an opportunity in our Birmingham office.

You will typically take a technical supporting role in delivering highway, rail and drainage civil design services throughout all stages of project development. You may be a recent graduate, or already have a little experience, but the role will provide you every opportunity to complete your training towards membership of a professional institution. As well as our ICE accredited training programme to help you achieve professional status, you will be supported by a trained mentor.

We are particularly interested in any candidates who believe they can help us achieve carbon reduction and leaner designs for infrastructure, as alluded to in our Transportation Mission:

“For Transportation this means creating a highly diverse and agile workforce, providing solutions which enhance and connect our communities. Our solutions will be delivered 50% faster, for 50% less costs and with a 50% lower carbon footprint".

Achieving Our Mission:

We will achieve this by adopting Delivery 4.0 principles at the core of our project execution, which means;

  • Inclusive and Diverse project teams with a solutions focused mindset;

  • Lean principles which remove waste and improve efficiency;

  • Digital tools which seek to automate and improve reliability;

  • Global Integrated Delivery to drive our commercial advantage and maximise our agility

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • You will hold, or be working towards, an accredited MEng in Civil Engineering, or a Masters in a future orientated discipline such as data science, or asset management, carbon management (or equivalent and expecting a 2:1 as a minimum)

  • Excellent analytical and technical skills

  • Demonstrable agility and willingness to experience cross transportation roles and a more automated future in the engineering design process;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate drawings and reports

  • Capable of managing own tasks, costs and meeting deadlines

  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of a virtual or face to face team

  • Good IT skills

  • Inclusive mindset and ability to recognise the benefits of diverse backgrounds, demographics and thought in any project situation

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • Proficient with use of AutoCAD or other design software tools

  • Health and Safety training

  • Creative thinker

We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning that complements chartership progression that will provide both the technical and business acumen you require to create your future.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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