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Transportation – Summer and Industrial Year Placements 2017

  • Job reference: PL-007
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Nationwide
  • 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)


Midlands – Birmingham
South East – Chelmsford, Croydon, Epsom
South West – Bristol, Cardiff, Swindon, Swansea


Scotland & NI - Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow
North – Stockton, Warrington, York
Midlands – Birmingham, Cambridge, Derby
South East – Chelmsford, Croydon, Epsom
South West – Bristol, 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 undergraduates studying towards a BEng (2.1 or above) or MEng (2.2 or above) in Civil and/or Structural Engineering.

Transportation Consultancy


Birmingham, Epsom, Manchester



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:

  • Producing maps, diagrams and highway/public transport models using different software packages
  • Supporting the delivery of technology systems that will manage and optimise tomorrow’s transport infrastructure
  • Helping to drive innovative projects from adaptive traffic signals and smart motorways to control centres and real time passenger information
  • 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

You should be studying towards bachelors (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) in:

  • Engineering – Civil, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, Telecommunications, Systems
  • Sciences, Maths and others – Physics, Computer Science, IT, Geography, Maths, Environmental Science, Economics and GIS

Transportation – Business Development

Our transportation business development team brings together business development and bidding professionals, as well as the media/PR, internal communications and marketing team, to provide expert support to our markets in driving sales. You'll be involved with:

  • Assisting bid managers in preparing submissions, working with resources from across the business as appropriate
  • Assisting the Win Work Team in monitoring and maintaining the pipeline in order to track longer-term business opportunities in key client and market sectors so that team can respond accordingly
  • Preparing research and client intelligence documents in advance of tender opportunities being released to brief the bid team
  • Contributing to the ‘smarter bidding’ drive and bidding best practice initiatives to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, system compliance and success of all bid submissions
  • Co-ordinating, maintain and updating a portfolio of current bidding material stored on a MS SharePoint site

You should be studying towards a bachelors (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) in Business or Marketing (or similar).  

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

 Closing date: 28th February 2017 NB: Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) please make your application as soon as possible.

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