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Transportation - Graduate Development Programme 2017

  • Job reference: GR-006
  • Sector: Buildings, Infrastructure, Rail, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: UK wide
  • Current salary If you do not wish to provide your salary please Input zero: Competitive

Who we are

As transport infrastructure experiences unprecedented investment, we’re building the sustainable, integrated transport network of the future. From high-speed rail and city metros to driverless cars, we deliver solutions that keep the world moving. 
 

Join our transportation team and you’ll help us to take on technically challenging engineering projects from HS2 to smart motorway schemes. You'll develop industry skills that are highly sought after and learn to become a future business leader.

What you’ll be doing

Civils & Structures (including bridge design)
NI - Belfast,
Midlands – Birmingham, Cambridge, Derby
South East – Chelmsford, Croydon, Epsom
South West – Cardiff, Swindon, Swansea

This is an inspiring place to be. We design new bridges and look after highways engineering, permanent way alignment and the civil engineering aspects of rail networks. Managing every stage of projects from feasibility to detailed design, we can offer you the opportunity to work across different disciplines and make a difference on a variety of projects around the world. We’re looking for talented graduates with a BEng (2.1 or above) or MEng (2.2 or above) in Civil and/or Structural Engineering.

Join us and you’ll:

  • Develop your skills working on a variety of rail and highways projects, providing technical solutions
  • Become familiar with infrastructure terms and processes, across a wide range of disciplines
  • Prepare and check project designs, drawings, assessment calculations, reports and contract documents
  • Become a trusted adviser to our clients, working collaboratively with suppliers, contractors, the public and multidisciplinary teams.

Transportation Consultancy (including Transport Planning) 
Northern Ireland - Belfast
N
orth – Leeds, Manchester
Midlands – Birmingham, Derby
South East – Cambridge, Epsom, London
South West – Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth

We look at things from every angle to deliver the best solutions, providing consultancy services and strategic advice from transport planning to rail fleet. Put simply, we help our customers develop strategic plans, policy frameworks and integrated regional and national strategies. You could find yourself:

  • Supporting transport planning projects from forecasting and appraisal, to gathering and analysing data for local modelling studies
  • Producing maps, diagrams and highway/public transport models using GIS and different software packages
  • Supporting the development of asset management policies, assessing and managing the risks of asset performance
  • Developing an understanding of the costs and benefits of transport schemes and supporting the development of business cases for scheme funding
  • Helping to drive innovative projects from adaptive traffic signals and smart motorways to control centres and real time passenger information
  • Supporting the delivery of technology systems that will manage and optimise tomorrow's infrastructure

You should have a bachelors (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) in:

  • Engineering – Civil, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, Telecommunications, Systems
  • Planning – Transport Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning
  • Sciences, Maths and others – Physics, Computer Science, IT, Geography, Maths, Environmental Science, Economics and GIS
  • English and Politics

Transportation Systems
Midlands and North East – Birmingham, Derby, Manchester, York
South West – Swindon
South East – Croydon, Epsom, London

Our ideas enrich millions of lives by making journeys faster and smoother. We electrify railway lines, design new communication systems and improve railway signals. We also apply new technologies to intelligent transport systems and external lighting design projects.

Our Transportation systems practice provides a wide range of services from overhead line design, telecommunications and light systems as well as electrical electrical services associated with railway infrastructure. This includes LV electrical distribution, building services for stations and depots and trackside schemes - including signalling power supplies, points heating and level crossings.

Join us and you’ll:

  • Develop your skills working on a variety of transportation projects, providing technical solutions
  • Become familiar with infrastructure terms and processes, across a wide range of disciplines
  • Prepare and check project designs, drawings, assessment calculations, reports and contract documents
  • Become a trusted adviser to our clients, working collaboratively with suppliers, contractors, the public and multidisciplinary teams.

You are required to have a bachelors (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Building Services, Physics, Power Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.


Who we’re looking for (all roles)

  • Drive and determination to achieve Chartered Status
  • Confident working on your own initiative and as part of multidisciplinary teams
  • A good communicator who can analyse problems, create innovative solutions and manage your time effectively
  • A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad
  • Prepared to undergo a medical assessment, as some roles may involve working out on site.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28th February 2017

Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.  

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