Jacobs Graduate Civil Engineer - Highways in Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Graduate Civil Engineer - Highways


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.

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We currently have an opportunity for a GraduateCivil Engineer within our Highways design team based in Chelmsford, Essex. Thesuccessful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company withexcellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • You will join part of a busy Highways Designteam working on a variety on Engineering schemes principally across Essex. Youwill join one of the existing design teams and be introduced to schemefeasibility, development and detail design as well as Safety and Constructiondisciplines

  • Opportunities to move round teams and indeedoffices, in time, will be discussed


Essential Criteria

  • You will hold, or be working towards, an accredited MEng in Civil Engineering (or equivalent and expecting a 2:1 as a minimum)

  • 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

  • Proficient with use of AutoCAD

  • Health and Safety training

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.

Our Culture

At Jacobswe see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health,safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our businessand we work with external organisations such as STEM , WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)and Stonewall .We are also Disability ConfidentCommitted ; therefore, weguarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteriafor a vacancy.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of GlobalNetworks, centred oninclusion and diversity which is the foundationof our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out moreabout our networks, please visit our website;www.jacobs.com

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.

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

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Chelmsford

Req ID: BIA0003PZ