Civil Engineering Industrial Placement 2021
Are you interested in joining one of the leading consulting companies, creating value for customers, people and societies world-wide? Can you add to our success, whilst also developing your career and reputation? Then join us in designing the future!
With over 93 offices worldwide, COWI is a leading international consulting group providing clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to complex challenges within transportation, energy, environment, water, industry, buildings and planning. Together with our over 6,500 dedicated professionals, COWI pushes the boundaries of engineering design around the globe.
As a member of the UK team, you'll support local and international projects across the transportation and energy sectors, including railways, highways, metros, marine, wind, hydro, and more.
You'll be joined by hundreds of skilled experts, collaborating over the entire lifecycle of a project – from idea, concept and design, to operation and maintenance within our portfolio of tunnels & underground structures, bridges, complex structures, ground engineering and reclamation projects.
In this position, you'll join our global team of experts and work closely with the Derby engineering team on a 12 Month placement starting from the summer of 2021. From day one, you'll be undertaking basic calculations of design work on technically challenging projects, while receiving on-going professional development so that you achieve your career ambitions.
On a day-to-day basis, you'll be responsible for:
- Production of engineering design and details in accordance with project requirements.
- Preparation of calculations, written reports and checking of drawings.
- Checking of design calculations and drawings done by other engineers.
- Visits to the site as required.
COWI is a leader within its field, because our employees are leaders within theirs. We invite you to learn from the best and expand your potential in an outstanding environment, where we collaborate on shaping tomorrow's societies. Alongside your manager, you outline the path for your development and build your expertise on a day-to-day basis, working on global and local assignments.
What you'll need
Your skills are the key to our success. Working across borders and disciplines, we share knowledge and build strong relationships with colleagues and customers. You'll contribute your expertise and get to learn from the best.
To succeed in this position, you'll be a team player with excellent English communications skills, both written and verbal.
Furthermore, you'll preferably be:
- Studying toward a master's degree either in Civil, Structural Engineering and aspire to become a Chartered Engineer.
- You'll have the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
- You'll have excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.