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Graduate Civil Engineer - Development Programme 2023 (Peterborough)

Closing date
Dec 10, 2022

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Position Type
Engineer, Junior Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
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Graduate Civil Engineer - Development Programme 2023 (Peterborough)

We are looking for a motivated graduate Civil Engineer to join our 2023 development programme and help us shape the future within our Anglian Water project.

The Opportunity:

Anglian Water @one Alliance is a collaborative organisation made up of our seven partner companies (Anglian Water, Balfour Beatty, Barhale, MMB, MWH Treatment, Skanska and SWECO) and our extended supply chain, delivering over half of Anglian Water's capital investment programme.

You'll join our Design team in our quest to remain an industry-leading alliance by pushing boundaries of innovation and engineering solutions. You'll adopt the principles of excellence in design, based on the industry leading approaches practiced by the @one Alliance Delivery team, supported and guided from experienced engineers.

Our two-year graduate programme will help you build on your degree and establish a career where you'll have the freedom to learn, achieve your ambitions, and leave your mark on the communities in which we work.

The programme provides a pathway to develop a complete skill set developing both technical and interpersonal skills. This includes courses, on-the-job learning, working in teams to solve business challenges, and building a strong professional network, all while improving the business.

Location: You will be based at the Anglian Water office in Peterborough

What you will do:
  • Contribute to development of solutions and suitable designs of Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants and/or sewerage/water systems that achieve the goals of Anglian Water in terms of customer, environment, and efficiency
  • Responsibility for consistently high-quality work and contributing to the overall effectiveness of the team whilst complying with POSWSH/POSWASTE
  • Collaborate with the design team to develop 3D models and solutions
  • Support the team in the drive towards excellence in Health & Safety, demonstrating applied knowledge & skills to produce safe designs to discharge obligation according to CDM Regulations, standards, and accepted codes of practice
  • Proactively and reactively champion the need to deliver technical excellence ensuring the importance is understood and implemented across projects
  • Maintain close links with other Engineers, Technical Managers and Operations to ensure smooth interfaces between disciplines, manage gaps/overlaps and share best practice to optimise performance

Who you are:
  • Studying towards (in your final year) or having completed a degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Passionate about pursuing a career in Civil Engineering within the water sector
  • Possess strong communication, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills to complement your proficiency in IT packages
  • Relish solving complex engineering challenges
  • Motivated to learn and develop new ways of thinking.

What we offer:
  • Clear learning and development opportunities to build your knowledge, skills, and behaviours to prepare you for your career at Skanska
  • Professional networks and mentoring to ensure success
  • The opportunity to work towards membership of your chosen professional body
  • Project management and leadership development mentoring
  • Opportunities to volunteer at least one day per year
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Inclusive environment where everyone is encouraged and supported to be 'their whole self'

Skanska, one of the world's leading project development and construction groups, is an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society.

Drawing on our Scandinavian heritage, we are green, innovative, and progressive. We bring together people and technology, as part of our objective to make construction a safer and more collaborative industry.

At Skanska, we believe in our Purpose: we build for a better society. Through our Values of care for life, commit to customers, be better - together, and act ethically and transparently you will enable us to deliver our Purpose.

Programme start date: September 2023

Applications closing date: 31st December 2022

As part of your application, please include a cover letter addressing the below points:

1. Why are you interested in joining the @one alliance?

2. What behaviours and values will you bring to the role and @one alliance?

Equal opportunities

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or expression, age, religion, sexual orientation and any other protected characteristic - we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and high-performing teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

Flexible working

We welcome you to ask about flexibility at interview stage and we will explore what is possible for the role.

Reasonable adjustments

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us using if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.
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