Graduate Civil Engineer (Design Consulting) Belfast 2024

Shape tomorrow’s world with Amey.

Amey Consulting is one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies, inspiring change and driving improvements across the UK's critical infrastructure to create a positive impact on society. Our ambition is to leave a legacy of sustainable infrastructure for future generations.

The team and role

Our Belfast Design Hub delivers a range of local, national, and international projects. Our infrastructure designs cover all Engineering disciplines – Highways; Bridge/Structural; Geotechnical; River & Coastal; Digital.

This unique delivery offers our clients a whole range of expertise and enables our team to grow and develop in a knowledge-rich environment, with specialists who are eager to support and mentor their development.

Recent key projects include

  • £1bn A66 Northern Trans-Pennine (A66 NTP) project
  • £5m Translink Bridge Refurbishment Package 2
  • £30m Portadown Flood Alleviation scheme
  • £16m A595 Moresby Hall Embankment scheme
  • £9m St Patrick Link Road project
  • £20m Lagan Footbridge scheme
  • £14m Lime Street Active Travel Improvement scheme
  • £1bn DBFO Package 2
  • £3m Glenbrook Flood Alleviation scheme

The Graduate Programme

Throughout the 2-year programme, you will receive structured learning to enable your professional and personal development. You’ll get hands-on experience while collaborating with some of the best minds in the industry. Yes, you’ll learn from them, but they expect to learn from you too.

You will work alongside the team to:

  • Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence.
  • Prepare design calculations drawing and documents.
  • Carry out site visits, surveys, inspections, and supervise sub-contractors.
  • Prepare feasibility studies, inspection, assessment, and technical reports ensuring compliance with Amey procedures.
  • Keep up to date with industry best practice and apply this within a team environment.

You’ll be given a ‘buddy’ and a mentor to assist you as you settle into your new role, helping answer any questions you may have, and support you in developing the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed.

Our Graduate Programme is so rewarding - whether that’s through your professional development, your growth as an individual or seeing your input really make a difference.

Don’t just take our word for it, Christine Friel, one of our current Graduates has this to say:

“My time at Amey has been so rewarding. In my first year I have already worked on interesting and varied projects with Senior Civil Engineers, who have guided me at every step of the way. I have been made to feel welcome by everyone at Amey, and the team environment is always positive and supportive”.

On successful completion of this programme, you’ll progress to Assistant Engineer within Amey Consulting.

What we need from you

Minimum requirements

  • BEng (Hons) Civil/Structural Engineering degree (minimum 2:1) – accredited by the Engineering Council, or similar professional body.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Enjoy working in a team environment, sharing ideas, and collaborating with colleagues.
  • Confidence to work under pressure with the ability to prioritise and plan effectively

Desirable requirements

  • MEng/MSc Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Year or more in Industry

What we offer you

Join us on Graduate programme and we will invest in you to become the best version of yourself.

  • Career Development – we will provide you with a clear career path by tailoring a program that’s unique to you.
  • Support Network – you will be partnered with a dedicated buddy and mentor, as well as community of peers who share your level, building a strong network that will support you forward every step of the way.
  • Pension – generous pension scheme which we will contribute to
  • Holidays - minimum 24 days holiday + bank holidays + option to buy additional days
  • Social Value – you will get two Social Impact Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives. Also, where eligible, participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award
  • Choices - our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership.
  • Save with Amey - our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers.
  • Mental Health Support - we offer a wide range of support including a 24/7 helpline, access to the app 'My Healthy Advantage Plus’s and a network of wellbeing ambassadors.

Who is Amey?

We are a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering, operations, and decarbonisation solutions, for transport infrastructure and complex facilities.

Our purpose is to deliver sustainable infrastructure solutions that enhance life and protect our shared future.

We combine exceptional expertise in Consulting & Design, Advisory & Analytics, Transport Infrastructure and Complex Facilities to design, manage, and maintain clients’ assets throughout their lifetime.

Our leading data and analytics capability enable us to create transformative solutions that strengthen resilience and drive sustainable improvements.

We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them.

We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planet are protected.

Application guidance

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview, if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Please contact our recruitment team at to discuss any access needs, reasonable adjustments or additional application support that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

Apply today – We are excited to hear from you!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date should we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Want to find out more

We are running virtual information sessions throughout September for you to ask our current graduates and early careers team any questions that you may have about the graduate programme, Amey's culture, or the projects we are involved in.

Please email to register along with the position you are interested in.

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