As part of the learning and development graduate programme, the Graduate Civil Engineer will take graduate roles in the design and delivery teams.

The Graduate Civil Engineer helps to create an efficient working environment, ensures technical processes are scheduled and completed and assists in running an auditable series of processes.

Key responsibilities

In the Design team

  • Contributes to the achievement of buildable, operational and maintainable assets.
  • Supports the design team to ensure the infrastructure and design of assets are safe.
  • Supports the management of design deliverables.
  • Assists with the design programme tracking and control of documents.
  • Identify issues with the design, escalates and supports resolution.
  • Helps with progression of technical assurance by assisting with document production and ensuring the delivery of documents to relevant stakeholders.
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks including arranging meetings/workshops and taking minutes.
  • Supports engagement with the client, third parties and MDJV supply chain.

In the Delivery team

  • Ensures that start of shift safety briefings records are kept and adequate records are maintained by the sub-contractors.
  • Ensures that all relevant construction specific permits are obtained by the sub­contractors and that registers of such permitting are maintained.
  • Reviews works on site for progress in accordance with work plans and reports all construction issues to the Construction Manager or Site Supervisor.
  • Carries out spot checks on construction works on site to ensure that materials and methods are compliant with agreed standards and processes.
  • Coordinates materials approval process.
  • Assists with developing and measuring KPIs for planning and installation.
  • Ensures all certificates, assurance and compliance certificates are generated and collated.
  • Ensures that CDM regulations are complied.
  • Reviews Method Statements.
  • Ensures that suitable Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs) are produced by the Subcontractors and that the appropriate Companies are satisfied that the ITPs are satisfactory.
  • Carries out witness inspections and compliance checks as required in the ITPs.
  • Ensure that any Health and Safety File information is compiled.
  • Evaluates and prepares Early Warning Notices to project controls and describes mitigations measures.
  • Ensures that the subcontractors produce and record As-Built information progressively and that progressive acceptance / comments are provided from providers Companies where possible.

About you

Technical competencies

  • Having a good working knowledge of English, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals in administering and working under standard Construction Contracts.
  • Knowledge of surveying equipment, calibration requirements and basic use.
  • Understanding of the management of Temporary Works, use of Design Briefs and the role of the Temporary Works Designer and Temporary Works Coordinator.
  • Computer skills – Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer.

Behavioural competencies

  • Demonstrates commitment to developing professional and industry knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and report at management level.

Qualifications, Certifications & Experience

  • Developing BEng Civil Engineering graduate
  • Working towards Membership of a relevant professional body at Member or Associate Member level.

HS2 Values

  • Leadership: Using innovation and challenge to lead by example.
  • Respect: Understanding others, recognising their value and behaving accordingly.
  • Safety: Caring for our workforce, or passengers and the public by creating an environment where no one gets hurt.
  • Integrity: Acting fairly, transparently, and consistently.

Our way behaviours

  • Be collaborative: Work together as an IPT for the best outcome for Euston.
  • Be inclusive: Make this a place where we all feel heard, valued, safe and supported to speak up.
  • Be curious: Use your curiosity to find new ways to meet our goals and add value. Listen to others’ views and ideas and build on them.
  • Be reliable: Honour your commitments. Follow through on actions and promises.
  • Be safe: Look after each other to make sure we stay safe and well and enjoy our working environment.
  • Be your best: Help develop yourself and others – ask for feedback on what you do well and how you can be better. Give feedback thoughtfully and receive feedback graciously.
  • Be an advocate: Recognise the success of the team and individuals.