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We are looking for an ambitious and highly capable engineer to join our exciting and fast-paced design team at Bryden Wood.


The role:

As a Graduate Civil Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and modelling civil systems by working collaboratively with the many other disciplines at Bryden Wood.

Technical skills:

  • Good starting technical understanding of developing solutions for civil engineering problems including drainage, utilities, pavements, roads, earthworks and flood risk
  • Proficiency in (and enthusiasm for) design and modelling software including AutoCAD, Civil 3D and hydraulic modelling software such as MicroDrainage
  • Working knowledge of approval processes including S104 sewer adoption and S278 works in the public highway
  • Knowledge of BIM and Revit is beneficial but not necessary. A willingness to learn is essential
  • Good knowledge of UK design codes and standards including Eurocodes, British Standards and Building Regulations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)

About you:

  • Demonstrable experience of working within project teams with exposure to a variety of challenges, this does not necessarily need to be from direct work within the industry although some experience is preferred
  • Have a minimum of an upper-second class honours Civil Engineering degree from a recognised institution (Master’s preferred but not essential)
  • Able to contribute towards engagements with stakeholders including local councils, Building Control, the Environment Agency and utility providers
  • Enthusiastic about innovating within the construction industry to improve sustainability, health and safety, and productivity
  • Highly effective and efficient problem-solver who takes an organised and systematic approach to solving design problems
  • Genuine enthusiasm for engineering design and modelling
  • Willing to work within a challenging design environment
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment or independently with self-managed projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work well with a wide range of professionals, at any level internal and external to the company
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Eligible to work in the UK over the long term.

Benefits include:

  • Paid professional membership
  • ICE accredited Training and Development Scheme and dedicated mentor for chartership aspirations
  • Private Healthcare scheme funded by Bryden Wood (tax is payable)
  • Contract based on a 37.5 hour week.
  • Industry competitive salary
  • Regular performance reviews to help with your career progression
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme (matched contribution up to 5%)