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2024 Graduate - Structural Engineer

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Laing O'Rourke


27d ago

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  • You must be eligible to work in the UK with mobility to relocate, have strong numeracy/literacy skills, a relevant degree with 2:2 or higher classification for this graduate role.
  • You will work closely with Design Engineers to provide engineered solutions, prepare calculations and reports, ensure safety in design, follow QA procedures, use design and analysis programs, understand CDM Regulations, and work towards Chartership in ICE or IStructE.

Graduate Job



  • A Temporary Works Design Engineer is responsible for production of drawings, calculations and specifications for a diverse range of permanent and temporary works schemes, as well as the provision of buildability, construction methodology and value engineering advice for live projects and tenders, as required by the business. 
  • They work within the Temporary Works Design team in Dartford or Manchester under the guidance of Senior Design Engineers. 
  • Temporary Works Design Engineers are part of the Engineering Job Family and Technical Function, which is there to ensure technical excellence, assurance and performance across all projects and opportunities from pre-project, early engagement and work winning through to detailed delivery. All of our engineers are part of our Engineering Enterprise and are aligned with our overall strategy to maximise DFMA, Digital Engineering, and Early Engagement. 
  • You will receive the appropriate on and off the job training to allow you to become an experienced Laing O'Rourke engineer.


  • We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:
  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable
  • Full mobility as you may be required to relocate for your role
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation
  • Your degree classification should be 2:2 or higher
  • Entry degrees will be listed within each of our graduate vacancies and differ from role to role

Education requirements

2:2 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Work closely with the Design Engineers to provide engineered solutions, ensuring safety in design and good practice.
  • Ensure company QA procedures are followed.
  • Preparation of calculations, reports, drawings, and specifications for a diverse range of temporary works schemes.
  • Preparing engineered solutions using all mainstream structural materials (i.e. steelwork, reinforced concrete, timber, etc.) to the Eurocodes and relevant industry guidance.
  • Understand the CDM Regulations and designers' responsibilities.
  • Highly computer literate (MS Office including MS Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint, PDF Editors).
  • Knowledge of working with Eurocodes and British Standards and other industry guidance.
  • Knowledge in the use of design and analysis programs (TEDDS, Scia Engineer, STRAP, AutoCAD and Revit) is beneficial to the role.
  • Knowledge with a range of proprietary falsework, formwork and shoring equipment.
  • Knowledge in geotechnical design.
  • Knowledge of BS5975:2019.
  • Become a graduate member of the ICE or IStructE and work towards Chartership.


Work type

Full time

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