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Graduate Civil Engineer 2024 - Reading

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2mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • The ideal candidate for the Graduate Civil Engineer position at Stantec in Reading will have a strong academic background in Civil Engineering, excellent communication and problem-solving skills, a passion for learning, and the ability to work well in a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience using AutoCAD would be advantageous but not essential.
  • The Graduate Civil Engineer will be responsible for assisting in the design and development of infrastructure projects, conducting research on new technologies and construction techniques, managing health and safety risks, preparing cost estimates, collaborating with stakeholders, and supporting clients throughout the construction process.

Graduate Job



  • You will form an integral part of a friendly and supportive team based in Stantec’s Readingoffice. You will gain experience working on a wide variety of infrastructure projects, during all phases of the project life cycle - from feasibility through to construction and maintenance.
  • The team’s primary focus is transportation and development infrastructure, with a particular emphasis on designing improvements to public transport, cycling and walking infrastructure, developing sustainable drainage systems, deploying sustainable construction techniques and upgrading public infrastructure for new residential and/or urban regeneration projects.


  • You will have achieved, or be on target to achieve, an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • The skills and qualities we look for in our graduates are:
  • A desire to learn and a passion for Civil Engineering. You are excited to join Stantec and design the next great infrastructure project.
  • A strong team player, passionate about collaborating and helping others.
  • A good communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • The ability to learn new skills and adapt to changing requirements and technology.
  • A problem solver with the ability to work on your own initiative, but not afraid to ask questions when needed.
  • A creative mindset, able to put forward ideas and suggestions in a collaborative work environment.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience using AutoCAD is desirable.
  • Relevant work experience would be beneficial, but this is not a requirement.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Getting involved in the development of concept, preliminary and detailed scheme designs.
  • Preparing design reports, specifications and technical notes.
  • Completing engineering design work and calculations, this could include preparing 3D design models of our projects, designing and evaluating drainage networks, modelling lighting levels or designing minor structures.
  • Researching the latest technologies and construction techniques and playing a key role in minimising the environmental impact of our projects.
  • Assisting in the management of Health and Safety risks and taking steps to proactively manage and mitigate potential issues.
  • Preparing cost estimates and assisting our clients to value engineer the best solutions within given time, cost and environmental constraints.
  • Developing an understanding of the various stakeholders involved in infrastructure design and management by collaborating with professionals from other organisations and disciplines.
  • Undertaking site visits and supporting our clients’ needs throughout the construction process.

Application process

  • Step 1 . Online Application
  • Step 2 . Online Video Interview and Aptitude Tests
  • Step 3 . Face to Face Interview
  • Step 4 . Offer


Work type

Full time

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