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Industrial Placement Civil and Structural Engineer - London (Sep 2024 Start)

Location

London

Department

Civil & Structural Engineering

Employment type

Full time

Contract type

Fixed Term Contract

Hours

37.5


 Industrial Placement Civil and Structural Engineer

  • Location:  London
  • Anticipated start: September 2024
  • Application closing date: 21 April 2024

We are not able to provide a Skilled Worker visa for this position. You will need to be eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship to be considered for this role. Please do not apply if you have limited leave to enter or remain in the UK e.g. a visitor visa, a student/graduate visa or an employer-sponsored visa from a previous employer. 

Role Overview:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a part qualified Engineer to join our Civil & Structural Engineering team in our Plymouth office. Join our Industrial Placement Scheme where you'll gain exposure to complex project work, receiving support from our Chartered Engineers.

We are looking for students from an Engineering background with a passion for the building design, and the desire to work alongside and learn in a highly collaborative multi-disciplinary team focused on sustainability, technical excellence and shaping construction for the UK and overseas.

Hydrock offers an engaging and diverse project portfolio. You would have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts on projects such as: new schools in the area such as Lyde Green, refurbishing the “Royal Marine Water Hospital”, into a hotel, and local Bristol projects in Wapping Wharf!

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Project work at concept and scheme design, modelling detailed design, specification and drawing
  • Preparation of reports, providing advice and guidance to clients and project teams
  • Undertaking STEM engagement activities
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders, developing relationships and people skills
  • Managing your workload to meet project deadlines
  • Arranging and attending meetings, taking minutes and distributing actions

You’ll be set up for success if you have: 

  • Part-way completed a relevant degree, BEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons)
  • Humanity, self-motivation and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • A desire to learn from industry experts

What's great about Hydrock 

We are a British-owned integrated multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.  

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of. 

Named as Building’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2023, we’re known for delivering outstanding sustainable projects for our communities, planet, and society.

Some of these projects have recently received industry accolades, including Cleveland Pools winning the Conservation and Regeneration category at the Construction Excellence South West Awards 2023; Bay Technology Centre named Commercial Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2022; YGG Tan-y-Lan picked out in the Integration and Collaborative Working category at Construction Excellence Wales Awards 2022; The Deaf Academy singled out for its Universal Design at the Civic Trust Awards 2022; and Bristol’s iconic waterfront Wapping Wharf Living sweeping up at the Bristol Property Awards.

Take a look at our 2023 end of year film and get a feel for what we’re all about. 

  

What we can offer you: 

  • Inspiring and supportive colleagues 
  • Reward for progression and hard work 
  • An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills
  • Competitive starting salary 
  • Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too!
  • An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!) 
  • An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday) 
  • A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme 

  

A place to feel included

We champion diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.  

We consider all application individually with the required qualifications and knowledge without regard to any of the protected characteristics. We would like to provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience so we ask with are made aware of any physical or neurodiverse condition within your application for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us. 

  

Looking for the next steps? 

Once you have completed your application through our careers site, we aim to review and respond to you as soon as your application’s been reviewed.

If shortlisted, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will call you for an initial pre-screen by phone (typically 30 minutes) to help us assess your motivations and interest in the position and Hydrock.

If you progress following this telephone pre-screen, you will be invited to attend a formal interview by video conference (Microsoft Teams) or in our offices. 

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