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Placement Student - Civil Engineering

Amey plc
Closing date
Apr 19, 2024

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Position Type
Internship / Student / Training
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Amey Consulting is one of the UK's leading engineering consultancies, inspiring change and driving improvements across the UK's critical infrastructure to create a positive impact on society. Our ambition is to leave a legacy of sustainable infrastructure for future generations.

Start date: July/September 2024

Salary: £11.60 per hour

Location: Belfast

The Team and Role

Our Belfast Design Hub delivers a range of local, national, and international projects. Our infrastructure designs cover all Engineering disciplines - Highways; Bridge/Structural; Geotechnical; River & Coastal; Digital.

This unique delivery offers our clients a whole range of expertise and enables our team to grow and develop in a knowledge-rich environment, with specialists who are eager to support and mentor their development.

Recent key projects include:

£1bn A66 Northern Trans-Pennine (A66 NTP) project
£5m Translink Bridge Refurbishment Package 2
£30m Portadown Flood Alleviation scheme
£16m A595 Moresby Hall Embankment scheme
£9m St Patrick Link Road project
£20m Lagan Footbridge scheme
£14m Lime Street Active Travel Improvement scheme
£1bn DBFO Package 2
£3m Glenbrook Flood Alleviation scheme The Placement Programme

Our 12-month placements are designed for second and third-year undergraduate students, looking for practical work experience to support their university studies.

You may only be with us for one year, but we'll give you valuable experience and development opportunities.

You'll earn from some of the best minds in the industry and get hands-on experience by supporting the team with their work on projects. Examples of what you might get involved with include:

Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence.
Prepare design calculations drawing and documents.
Carry out site visits, surveys, inspections, and supervise sub-contractors.
Prepare feasibility studies, inspection, assessment, and technical reports ensuring compliance with Amey procedures.
Keep up to date with industry best practice and apply this within a team environment. You'll be given a ‘buddy' and a mentor to assist you as you settle into your new role, helping answer any questions you may have, and support you in developing the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed.

What we need from you

Minimum requirements:

In your second or third year of a BEng (Hons) Civil/Structural Engineering degree.
Available to join the programme in July or September 2024.
Excellent communication skills.
Enjoy working in a team environment, sharing ideas, and collaborating with colleagues.
Confidence to work under pressure, and the ability to prioritise and plan effectively. What we offer you

Join us on our Placement Programme and we will invest in you to become the best version of yourself.

Career Development - we will provide you with a clear career path by tailoring a program that's unique to you.
Support Network - you will be partnered with a dedicated buddy and mentor, as well as community of peers who share your level, building a strong network that will support you forward every step of the way.
Pension - generous pension scheme which we will contribute to Holidays - minimum 24 days holiday + bank holidays + option to buy additional days.
Social Value - you will get two Social Impact Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives. Also, where eligible, participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.
Choices - our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership.
Save with Amey - our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers.
Mental Health Support - we offer a wide range of support including a 24/7 helpline, access to the app 'My Healthy Advantage Plus's and a network of wellbeing ambassadors. To find out more take a look at our website - .

Application Guidance

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview, if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Please contact our recruitment team at (url removed) to discuss any access needs, reasonable adjustments or additional application support that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

Apply today - We are excited to hear from you! We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date should we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

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