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Graduate Civil Engineer 1

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Engineering
  • Exeter

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  • You must have a 2:1 or above in mechanical engineering or a post graduate qualification, strong interest in Water sector, problem-solving skills, initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You will design and calculate mechanical engineering solutions, produce specifications and drawings, collaborate with teams, prepare reports and assessments, and engage with clients to support their goals.


  • We are looking for a flexible and motivated graduate with a genuine passion for learning and professional growth, to apply for this role you will anticipate achieving a 2:1 or above in a degree relative to mechanical engineering (BEng) or a post graduate qualification (MSc) and must have a strong interest in the Water sector.
  • We are looking for a graduate with the following characteristics:
  • Methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail, and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing


  • Prepare outline and detailed mechanical engineering designs and calculations.
  • Produce technical and commercial specifications, drawings and schedules
  • Working closely and collaboratively with the commercial and construction teams to develop efficient, practical and safe solutions throughout design stages, construction and beyond.
  • Preparation of documents, reports and health and safety risk assessments
  • You will positively engage with the Client, managing relationships and adopting a One-Team approach to support them in achieving their aims.


What sectors does JN Bentley/Mott MacDonald Bentley operate in?

JN Bentley/Mott MacDonald Bentley operates across water, energy, and environment sectors throughout the UK.

What kind of projects will I be working on as a Graduate Civil Engineer?

You will work on water non-infrastructure projects, including water treatment work, service reservoirs, UV treatment, and pump stations.

Where will I be predominantly based as a Graduate Civil Engineer?

You will be predominantly based in shared offices with the client in Exeter.

What support will I receive as a Graduate Civil Engineer?

You will work alongside experienced and early career professionals, have access to training opportunities, and be part of a collaborative team.

What opportunities for growth and progression are available for Graduate Civil Engineers at JN Bentley/Mott MacDonald Bentley?

You will have opportunities to train, grow, and progress in a direction that suits your own particular skillset and interests within the company.

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