Civil Engineer - Graduate Programme September 2022

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Civil Engineer - Graduate Programme September 2022

RPS continue to grow and we are now looking to reinforce our civil engineering consulting business with a number of Graduate Civil Engineer appointments in our Newark and Birmingham offices.

This is an exciting and unrivalled opportunity to develop and progress in an environment where your efforts and talent are recognised…We can offer the right individual the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects with Blue-Chip Developers through a friendly and vibrant team and a class leading mentorship programme.

We’re RPS, our projects are all around you. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Our people are our success. We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter. And where you’ll be supported every step of the way. Here is where you come to build a career.

What you’ll be doing

As a Graduate Civil Engineer with RPS you will be involved with a range of projects including commercial, residential, industrial and infrastructure where you will produce, and assist in managing the production of, designs and drawings in accordance with the project requirements.

  • Supporting the Principal / Associate / Senior in the technical delivery of projects.

  • Attending and contributing to project / client meetings and undertaking site inspections as required.

  • Conducting activities and producing outputs in line with relevant legislation and industry standards.

  • Completing designs based on guidance from Line Manager, applying sound technical knowledge relevant to the role.

  • CAD/Revit drawing/modelling work.

  • Additional duties as required.

Who we’re looking for

To be considered as a Graduate Engineer, you will need to have achieved a relevant degree in MEng (or MSc) Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering. We will also expect you to be driven towards a career as an Engineer and show all the enthusiasm and commitment required to succeed. Friendly, openness and a willingness to learn and develop are all things that will help you be successful in this role.

We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas to positively shape the impacts of our clients’ projects. We are looking out for people who take opportunities, those who are keen to learn and develop, intelligent risk takers who are not scared to try new things, and who adapt and move quickly.

What’s in it for you?

At RPS we work as one team to achieve exceptional outcomes, and joining the Graduate Scheme is no different. From early on in your career you’ll have exposure to sustainable projects. Building the foundations of a consultancy career by growing skills, knowledge, and behaviours; and building experience and achievements into real expertise.

We’re an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, we support learning and development for everyone.

A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.

We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.

Company benefits

We will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovative thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment. We also actively encourage global mobility opportunities for our talented people, enabling us to deliver interconnected sectors and services, and make RPS a great place to do great work.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:  

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year
  • Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Life Assurance, Critical illness cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Screening
  • Dental Cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Memberships and a BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.