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Intern Geotechnical Engineer - summer 2023 - Cumbria

North West
Closing date
Jun 7, 2023
Description and requirements

Intern Geotechnical Engineer - Summer 2023 - Barrow

Our internship programme will help you build on your University studies and establish a career where youll have the freedom to learn, achieve your ambitions and leave your mark on the communities in which we work.

The role

As an Intern Engineer with our Cementation team, you will have the opportunity to experience our piling and foundations project. You will gain geotechnical experience of working with environmental foundations solutions such as Pile Reuse, Energy Piles, Smart Piles), green techniques, and use environmentally friendly materials (eco-steel and green concrete).

What youll do

  • Work as part of a team on-site, in the delivery of often challenging and complex geotechnical projects
  • Liaise with clients and a variety of professionals including principal contractors, consulting engineers and other sub-contractors
  • Work with our in-house technical team, in developing knowledge in most aspects of pile and retaining wall design, along with Ground Engineering techniques
  • Help us resolve design and development problems
  • Prepare estimates and bids
  • Be part of the team delivering design piled foundation schemes
  • Commit to the requirements of Skanskas environment and health and safety policies

Who you are

  • Studying towards Civil Engineering or Geotechnical degree
  • Values driven, passionate about sustainability and building for a better society
  • Enthusiastic to learn with us

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
  • Salary up to £23,000 per annum + 28 paid holiday

Start date: summer 2023

End date: August or September 2023

Our Cementation operating unit is an internationally recognised specialist and one of the UKs leading piling and foundation contractors. We are experts in all piling techniques, working on multiple projects from buildings to complex infrastructure such as Crossrail, Battersea Power Station redevelopment, The Gherkin and Heron Tower. We have over 100 years of experience and our level of skill extends to all aspects of geotechnical engineering, from micro piling to diaphragm walling.

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

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

To speak to one of our current graduates and find out more about the programme, sign up to attend one of our insight sessions in November: Skanska Events Sign-Up - graduate 2022 insight session (

About me... Alicia Stammers

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