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Graduate Civil Engineer

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Engineering
  • Bath


  • Ideally you will also need:
  • a strong interest in hydraulics, and a good understanding of the fundamental underlying principles of this subject
  • good communication skills
  • a good working knowledge of Excel
  • a desire to learn and improve whilst working within an experienced team
  • a full UK driving license as you will be required to drive.


  • As a Graduate Design Engineer you will be responsible for:
  • technical engineering assessments of sites and options. The role would involve hydraulic engineering calculations and optioneering of solutions
  • collecting site information from our databases, and analysing this information to inform basis of design
  • undertaking site surveys and investigation works across our region
  • liaising with Operations staff, Process Scientists and Engineering and Construction Delivery teams (civil, mechanical and electrical commissioning and project management)
  • the general management of contacts to ensure the design team delivers in line with the agreed financial approvals and programme
  • coordinating and organising ongoing surveys to provide client data to establish project scope
  • representing the client and supporting the Project Manager in dealing with various stakeholder interfaces
  • attending workshops and regular design meetings to review design proposals and consider issues such as buildability, commissioning, and stakeholder needs
  • managing drawing and document administration to ensure consultants and contractors meet project and regulatory requirements.

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Mission & Purpose

Wessex Water is the regional water and sewage treatment business serving an area of the south west of England, including Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, most of Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Hampshire. It is part of the Wessex Water Group, which comprises a number of other companies, alongside our regulated business, including engineering and construction, property development and waste management and renewable energy services. We are committed to giving all our customers excellent standards of service by providing high quality water and environmental services that protect health, improve the environment and give customers good value for money.