Graduate Structural Engineer

London, United Kingdom Countrywide
05 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Within the UK, our Buildings teams have worked on an unusually diverse range of award winning projects, across all market sectors including transport, infrastructure, defence, scientific, education, high-tech and specialist property. Increased workload from new projects wins mean we are continually looking to recruit the right calibre of person to get involved in our interesting and challenging projects.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders who appreciate the benefits of multidisciplinary working.

Our structural engineering team across the UK is growing and we are seeking to recruit Graduate Structural Engineers who are motivated by working on some of the most exciting projects in the industry.

As a structural engineer in the integrated design team, the candidate will be able to undertake design and specification of the range of building structural engineering services under supervision from a senior lead within the team.

The engineer should demonstrate a flexible approach to design and team working and will be involved with projects both local to the base office and other teams across the UK. Designing structural solutions within the integrated design team will involve the use of technical engineering software and proactive involvement with BIM models for projects. The engineer will be able to proactively collaborate with other members of the team and, working within defined project time and cost constraints, deliver innovative and sustainable best value solutions that exceed client requirements. The engineer will exercise technical and commercial judgement in delivering design work and ensure that Jacobs QA and Value Enhancing Practices are met throughout the design and construction phases.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Design and specification for small/medium projects using a range of structural engineering software including Fastrak Building Designer, Orion, TEDDS and S-Frame.
  • Liaising with clients, architects and other design team members.
  • Preparation of reports, drawings and specifications
  • Developing and maintaining excellent client relationships.
  • Representation of the discipline and Jacobs at internal and external meetings
  • Project management of suitable projects
  • Monitoring and reporting progress against time and financial objectives
  • Compliance with design and QA procedures
  • Monitoring of installation works on site and observance of technical compliance and H&S matters

You will hold, or be working towards, an accredited BEng (Honours) or MEng in Civil Engineering (or equivalent), ideally 2(i) or above. Working in a project based environment you will have developed a clear communication style, have proven team working skills and demonstrate a strong customer focus. The ability to produce well presented reports is also desirable.

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:
  • An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management
  • Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

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