Graduate Civil Engineer (Site based) - Development Programme Cambridgeshire 2024

Are you ready to kickstart your career in a team where you can make a difference?

As a Graduate Civil Engineer with Skanska, you will play an important role in delivering complex rail, highway, utilities, or geotechnical projects.

Your first project will be the A428 where we are upgrading the route between the Black Cat roundabout and Caxton Gibbet. A new 10 mile dual carriageway will connect the Black Cat roundabout and Caxton Gibbet roundabout. The scheme will provide quicker, safer and more reliable journeys.

What you’ll do

  • Plan and produce methodologies for mobilising and setting up sections of work
  • Utilise surveying skills to set out details for construction
  • Work with subcontractors to ensure the timely preparation and implementation of Risk Assessments & Method Statements, Inspection Test Plans, Permits & Consents
  • Site coordination and logistical planning to enable works to be carried out safely
  • Identify the needs for temporary works and completing temporary work designs working with the temporary works team
  • Maintain a high standard of Quality Control and Quality Assurance records, including managing Non-Conformance Reports and Early Warning Notices
  • Produce accurate and detailed daily diaries for your work areas
  • Work collaboratively with enabling teams, for example in Traffic Management, Earthworks, Utilities and Community Relations
  • Complete environmental risk assessments for works and assist in managing works activities in an ecologically sensitive manner

Who you are

  • You are in your final year of achieving an ICE accredited degree in Civil Engineering, or have recently graduated
  • Enthusiastic about learning, personal and professional growth
  • Able to take information from drawings to implement an efficient planning services to the business
  • Able to communicate complex information to a wide range of audiences
  • You have a strong interest in innovation, sustainability and making a positive impact
  • You work collaboratively towards shared goals and targets
  • You are motivated to work in site based environment, initially on a highway project

We would expect you to have a driving licence or work towards obtaining one within your first year or working with us.

What we offer

  • Clear learning and development opportunities to prepare you for a successful and happy career
  • Professional and social networking events
  • Project management and leadership development
  • Support to achieve your chosen professional accreditation and expenses paid for annual professional membership
  • Employee led networks - these include: Womxn’s, Ability, Pride, O.N.E (Origins Nationality Ethnicity, Military) and Mental Health networks.
  • An array of retail, dining, well-being and travel discounts through My Rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Multiple salary reviews throughout the graduate programme
  • You would be joining a mental health aware organisation where we offer wellbeing support through our employee assistance programme; mental health ambassador network awareness discussions and wellbeing initiatives
  • Opportunities to find an area of our business in which you thrive and are passionate about

Skanska graduate programme

The two-year graduate programme provides a pathway to develop a complete skill set, developing both technical and interpersonal skills. The programme includes interesting courses and on-the-job learning.

As part of the graduate programme, teams will embark on digitalisation and social value projects. These projects provide exposure to graduates and senior colleagues in the company and build a strong professional network whilst improving the business.

How do you apply?

  • Upload your CV
  • Online assessments
  • Video interview (motivational)
  • Assessment Centre
  • Offer

Programme start date: September 2024

If you are a gen Z talent with a passion for innovation, sustainability and desire to shape the future, we look forward to your application!

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