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Graduate Civil Engineer – Energy, Security & Technology - Reading

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1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • Must be working towards a relevant degree or Masters in Civil Engineering, a flexible self-starter with a drive to advance their career, adaptable to change, eager to learn, and have the right to work in the UK.
  • The candidate will work on complex structural engineering problems in the nuclear industry, considering dynamic load effects, seismic hazards, blast, and impact. They will collaborate in a team, researching methodologies, challenging assumptions, and constantly learning to provide innovative solutions.

Graduate Job



  • At Jacobs, our Decommissioning & Regeneration Solutions business brings decades of experience to decommissioning and clean-up, drawn from our work at the world’s most challenging nuclear sites. Safety case management, environmental and radiological consultancy, and health physics support go hand in hand with our core engineering capabilities, ensuring an unrelenting safety ethos. We apply strategies to minimize waste volumes requiring final disposal and we implement innovative decommissioning and decontamination processes for U.K. clients including Sellafield Ltd., Magnox Ltd and Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd.   


  • Be working towards a relevant Degree or Masters level qualification such as Civil Engineering.
  • A flexible self-starter who is keen to drive your career forward.
  • Adaptable to change, with a thirst for learning new things.
  • You must have the permanent right to work in the UK.

Area of Responsibilities



  • As a Civil/Structural graduate, you will join our specialist team looking at the most complex and technically demanding structural engineering problems for the nuclear industry.
  • Each project is unique, but typically involves consideration of dynamic load effects due to extreme hazards, including seismic, blast, and impact. We have to look beyond code checks to get a deeper insight into structural response and failure mechanisms, considering ductility, nonlinear buckling, and soil structure interaction. We work things out as a team, starting from first principles, researching methodologies, challenging assumptions, thinking outside the box, and constantly learning.

Application process

  • Step 1: Apply Online 
  • Step 2: Solo Video Assessment 
  • Step 3: Interview 


Work type

Full time

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