Graduate Civil Engineer

Bouygues UK
Shurton, Somerset
Closing date
Jun 4, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Junior Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Bouygues UK have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Civil Engineer to work for us at the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station.

Bouygues Travaux Publics (TP) and Laing O'Rourke, two of Europe's most dynamic engineering and construction specialists, are working together in a joint venture named BYLOR to deliver the main civil engineering works at Hinkley Point C (HPC) worth over £2.8 billion. Bylor are pushing the boundaries of innovation and modern technology while delivering high quality construction on a massive scale. Bylor have already broken the UK record for the largest continuous concrete pour of 9,000m3 of concrete. This is great opportunity to be part of a dynamic organisation that is challenging the industry and making history.

Job Purpose and Scope:

Supporting our prestigious Hinkley Point project the Graduate Civil Engineer will learn and develop the skills necessary to support the project in the co-ordination and control of the onsite construction process. Assisting with the design process coordination, planning and programming requirements for assigned work packages within a designated area to ensure construction activities are delivered safely and in accordance with client cost, time, quality and scope requirements.
Reporting to a Project Engineer within an engineering team comprising of Site and Section engineers. The Graduate Civil Engineer be given responsibility for a project section or work package to ensure that the site build progresses in line with the plan.

Our graduate programme will start in September 2023 but there is the potential to start earlier if you have already completed your degree.

Essential & Desirable criteria:

A 2:1 in Civil Engineering or Construction Management

A genuine interest in the construction industry

Knowledge of and experience of reinforced concrete

Desirable to have experience in the use of an EDM/Total Station

Graduate programme

You will be enrolled onto our graduate programme which is a two year structured training scheme. The programme is designed to enhance and develop soft skills and technical capability through a blend of classroom based learning and on the job training. Our programme offers a balance of training and on the job learning to support your transition to becoming an accomplished professional. Graduates will take responsibility and accountability for their careers, while we offer guidance and support to help you reach your goals. We will support your route to chartership and give you the opportunity to develop different skill sets outside of your specialism. The duration of the graduate programme will be spent of the BYLOR project with the potential to see different aspects of the project in this time.

Why Bouygues UK

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the most technically innovative and challenging projects across the UK and the world. With a strong corporate culture, our values reflect how we operate with Respect, Excellence, Courage, Integrity and Passion. We offer competitive basic salaries coupled with generous company benefits, including:

26 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days

Pension scheme

Life insurance

Private medical insurance

Cycle to Work Scheme

Bouygues Extra - `opt into` lifestyle benefits

Together with our partners and clients, Bouygues UK delivers award-winning construction, development and regeneration projects to the most exacting standards across public and commercial private sectors.
Bouygues UK is part of the Bouygues Group, a diverse global business which operates in the construction, engineering, energy, media and telecommunications markets.
With annual sales of over €32 billion and operations in over 100 countries, the financial strength of our group is a key differentiator in these challenging economic times.

Bouygues UK is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Bouygues UK values your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal details.

If you choose to apply for this role, please do not include any sensitive data on your CV which reveals (directly or indirectly); your race or ethnic origins, your political, philosophical or religious opinions, or your membership of a trade union, your social security number, or information which relates to your health or sexual orientation or to any criminal convictions. There is no need to include your address or contact details on your CV, because we will ask you to provide them on the application form

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