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Graduate Structural Engineer

Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Richter is an engineering design consultancy Operating out of 12 strategically located UK offices. At the heart of our practice is our team of experienced engineers and technicians, who provide specialist engineering design services.

We are looking for Graduate Design Engineers to join our Marlow, Buckinghamshire office in September 2024. You will be joining a dynamic and progressive company. The role will be challenging, demanding and varied.

A career with Richter offers you the chance to achieve your potential in a strongly people-focused and values-led business that provides great opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Engineers and Technicians work seamlessly to deliver a wide range of challenging projects.

We will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovative thinking - to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment.

As a Graduate Design Engineer you will work on a variety of projects assisting teams in the design and development of commercial and infrastructure projects.


* Work as part of the design team under the supervision of senior members of staff.

* Understand multidisciplinary design challenges and participate in their solution.

* Understand appropriate design codes, standards and design software and use them under supervision.

* Become graduate member of ICE or IStructE. Acquire knowledge of the attributes of a professional engineer and record evidence of achievement.

* Attend sites and projects where required to carry out site inspections and surveys.

* Understand the commercial requirements of projects and the company as a whole.

About You

Essential Criteria:

* BEng / MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering at 2.1 or above.

* Good level of computer literacy including MS Office.

* Training in the use of Engineering Design Software i.e AutoCAD, Revit

* Motivated to progress to Incorporated or Chartered status, as appropriate, within the ICE.

* Good level of knowledge and understanding of technical principles underlying Civil Engineering design and practice.

The Individual:

* Good verbal and written English.

* Strong attention to detail, particularly in engineering principles.

* Analytical approach to problem solving.

* Positive, self-motivated and proactive team player.

* Open to working on secondment at Richter design offices throughout the UK as the need arises.

* Good communication skills and ability to express ideas.

* Well organised and hold the ability to prioritise work with an effective problem-solving outlook.

* Ability to work to programme deadlines.

* Ability to read and understand construction drawings.

* High level of personal and professional integrity and a strong work ethic.

* Receptive to constructive feedback.

About Us

Why Richter?

At Richter, we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the brightest and best, fuelled by a professional environment built on achievement, creativity and career satisfaction.

We find innovative solutions to modern problems. We do what we say we're going to do - and we make a positive impact on our world through constant learning, innovative thinking, and passion for the work. We ensure that we offer personal development to all within our organisation which allows you to progress your career and offer the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognised Technical Leaders in their field, who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success.

Along with offering a competitive salary, you will become part of a collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment. We welcome and encourage any aspiring engineer who shares our fascination with construction, design and a wonder for how things work, and who looks at the world with curiosity and vision.

Our Business

Richter was founded to execute projects as efficiently as possible, to the maximum ethical standard. We deliver engineering works with a deep consideration for every conceivable aspect.

We're continually developing ourselves - as engineers, as a company, and as individuals - to construct in a way that protects natural resources, and create true harmony with the world around us. We're here to inspire our peers in the industry to be bolder and think bigger - and support younger generations to pursue a career in engineering.

Richter is an engineering design consultancy specialising in temporary works design and construction sequences. Our team of civil, structural and geotechnical engineers have a wealth of experience working on buildings, bridges, geotechnical, marine work, refurbishments, railways, infrastructure and demolition. There is no construction challenge we cannot accept.

We have an impressive portfolio of projects, and are known for taking on and delivering the complex projects that others cannot with a company culture that drives forward our success. We are a collaborative organisation that supports each other as individuals and as a firm to deliver the best possible solution to the project, thus maintaining our reputation for innovation and lateral thinking to ensure we provide the most economical and least wasteful solution to engineering schemes.

You cannot build the world without Richter - we build to improve the way we all live. We engineer value, together.

Richter is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process

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