Securing hands-on engineering experience matters
If contributing to the upkeep and planning of complex infrastructure matters to you. You matter to us.
Our Civil Engineering placements offer a unique opportunity to learn from industry experts, share your experiences with other placement students, and develop a sought-after skill set that will complement the knowledge you’ve gained from your studies.
With a limited number of placements available, this is your chance to gain a prestigious role that could lead to the offer of a place on our graduate scheme in the future.
- You’ll receive a salary of £17,000 pro rata
- The scheme lasts for one year.
- Placement opportunities available in: Bristol, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Derby, Doncaster, York and Gateshead
Who you are matters
We look for logical thinkers. People who can find creative solutions to challenging problems. Resourceful and hardworking, you’ll know how to manage your own time to get things done. You’ll be a natural communicator, capable of building relationships with colleagues, suppliers and customers alike. And with the potential for training and development opportunities throughout the country, you’ll be flexible, and comfortable traveling.
What you’ll be doing
From delivering management solutions for some of the thousands of complex urban structures we own and operate to establishing maintenance requirements for the banks and cuttings that run through every type of terrain in this country. Every project we’re involved with matters to millions.
Based in one of our major operational centres, you’ll experience our wide-reaching remit and see how we contribute to major engineering projects, undertake structural maintenance, and select sustainable building materials and techniques. What you get involved with will depend on your interests, and where you’re based. But rest assured, there’ll be plenty of opportunity to flex the theoretical knowledge you’ve gained on your university course.
What you’ll get out of it
We’re passionate about developing the next generation of talent that will come into our industry, and that means we’ll ensure you’re surrounded by supportive colleagues, and receive coaching from senior staff.
Your benefits matter
28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
5 volunteer days to contribute to your favourite causes
Access to our employee assistance program
Up to 75% discount on rail and underground season tickets
Discounted online shopping
Healthcare club membership discount
Two weeks paid reserve leave for members of our Armed Forces community
The opportunities it leads to
Do well on your placement, and we’ll consider you for next year’s graduate scheme intake. Many former year in industry students go on to hold senior positions within our company.
The entry requirements
You’ll be in your penultimate year at university, and on track to achieve at least a 2:2 in an Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) accredited degree.
We matter to millions. You could too.
Applications are now closed
Due to the high interest in this programme, we have received enough applications for this intake . We will be accepting applications for our 2023 schemes in October 2022. To be the first to find out please register your interest below.
Discover a different placement
If the Civil Engineering placement isn’t quite what you’re looking for, why not take a look at some of the other placements we have available.
We have introduced hybrid working and promote flexible and agile working in the offices, this can be agreed with your team and management.