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Temporary Graduate Officer - Civil Engineering

Rhondda Cynon Taf
Closing date
Jun 8, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Junior Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Temporary Graduate Officer - Civil Engineering
Job description
RCT Council's Graduate Programme 2023

A Graduate placement with Award Winning RCT Council is a step in your journey to excellent career opportunities.

Making A Difference with RCT Council

This is both an exciting and challenging time for RCT Council as it seeks to continue to provide high quality services alongside delivering value for money. The role of local government in shaping the future of local communities is more important than ever. Working in Local Government offers some of the most intellectually stimulating challenges, as we provide services that affect thousands of lives in many different ways.

Maximise Your Potential

RCT Council is once again preparing to recruit to its Graduate Programme that provides fantastic opportunities to work in a vibrant environment, learn new and transferable skills, meet people from a range of backgrounds and develop a professional career in Rhondda Cynon Taf. All Graduate Officers will be supported to complete either a Level 4 Project Management qualification or job-related technical training (all fully funded) as part of the programme.

Civil Engineering within the Strategic Projects Unit

The team provides an effective, responsive and high-quality service in respect of the Highways, Transportation and Strategic Projects section. With involvement in small-scale projects up to multi-million-pound developments, the civil engineering demands are ever changing.

Who Were Looking For

The Graduate Officer will be based with Highways, Transportation and Strategic Projects undertaking all aspects of civil engineering from feasibility studies to detailed design, preparation of contract documentation through to contract management and site supervision. You will be highly organised, able to work independently and show a passion for working in the engineering field.

A minimum 2:2 degree with honours in Civil Engineering which is accredited to the Institution of Civil Engineers for entry as an ICE member (MICE) and registration with the Engineering Council as an incorporated engineer (IEng) membership is essential for this position.

Staff Benefits Package
  • Tailored induction programme
  • Ongoing support from a dedicated Graduate Coordinator
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension Scheme
  • 26 days annual leave
  • Financial management scheme
  • Subsidised membership fees for Leisure Centres within RCT
  • Vectis discount card for businesses

For further information regarding this position, please contact the Employment, Education and Training Team at

Protecting children and vulnerable adults is a core responsibility of all staff appointed to the Council.

The Council values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.

An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

In support of the Councils voluntary pledge to support the Armed Forces, the recruiter must always be prepared to ensure that applicants who have identified themselves as members of the Armed Forces including Service Leavers, Veterans or Reservists and who meet the essential criteria of the person specification, are offered an interview.

Maer ddogfen hon ar gael yn Gymraeg / This document is also available in Welsh.
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