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Binnies an RSK Group company are looking for Placement Students to be based in our UK offices, working within our Delivery, Consultancy and Asset Management teams on UK Water projects.

Binnies treat each and every employee as an individual and will provide all relevant training, development and support so that you may further your engineering career whilst studying for your degree.

We are a diverse and energetic team, and you will play a key role in contributing to our team’s and companies’ success. You will be a valued member of our highly experienced and widely respected team at Binnies.

What’s more, you can work on exciting global projects regardless of where you are physically located. Whatever industries and technologies interest you, Binnies can get you there. You will also gain experience and expertise in all aspects of the UK Water Industry.

You will providing support to the team you are working within and will experience an authentic and ‘hands on’ year at Binnies. The role will be varied and will be mainly office based but may include some time on site. There will be the opportunity to provide input on jobs within other offices and there may be a need for some travel within the UK.

Essential requirements

You should possess and be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and knowledge:

  • Studying a degree in Engineering, an Environmental subject or Geography
  • An interest in problem solving.
  • Strong mathematical skills and an ability to use spreadsheets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including report writing.
  • Self-motivated and effective team player.
  • Interest in water, environmental and sustainability matters.

Why join us?

Would you like to work in a business where you feel empowered to grow? Where there is no place for criticism or discrimination? A place where people are mindful and respectful? If so, then Binnies is the place for you.

We have a strong ‘ENGAGED’ culture that runs through everything we do. Evolved over 100 years, we have a culture of caring, where our employee’s wellbeing and work-life balance are priorities, in fact we have industry leading flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We pride ourselves on providing an inclusive working environment, where a diverse workforce is supported to grow and develop.

The successful applicants will go from being great alone to truly amazing with Binnies.


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible benefits e.g. buy annual leave, varying pension contributions, options for private healthcare

About us

We develop intelligent solutions using our award-winning integrated planning and design approach to deliver functional infrastructure and lasting environmental and social legacies. This is backed by a culture that has stayed true since our foundation over 100 years ago. We create new possibilities for humanity through our innovative approach to delivery.

Together with our clients, we are always striving to find a smarter way to deliver projects. From providing low carbon, sustainable and resilient water solutions, flood alleviation and environment services, to connecting people with insights and data. Our business exists to improve the quality of life for our local communities today and for generations to come.

Binnies is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.”

Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

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