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Graduate Design Engineer - Leeds

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16d ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You must have a BEng/MEng in Civil/Structural Engineering, computer literacy, training in design software, motivation for ICE status, technical knowledge, UK work permission, strong English, attention to detail, analytical skills, teamwork, flexibility, communication, organization, problem-solving, deadline orientation, construction drawing understanding, integrity, and receptiveness to feedback.
  • You will work on design projects, learn from senior staff, use design software, attend site visits, and understand commercial aspects of projects.

Graduate Job



  • We are looking for Graduate Design Engineers to join our Leeds office in September 2024. You will be joining a dynamic and progressive company. The role will be challenging, demanding and varied.
  • A career with Richter offers you the chance to achieve your potential in a strongly people-focused and values-led business that provides great opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Engineers and Technicians work seamlessly to deliver a wide range of challenging projects.
  • We will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovative thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment. 
  • As a Graduate Design Engineer you will work on a variety of projects assisting teams in the design and development of commercial and infrastructure projects.


  • BEng / MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering at 2.1 or above.
  • Good level of computer literacy including MS Office.
  • Training in the use of Engineering Design Software i.e AutoCAD, Revit
  • Motivated to progress to Incorporated or Chartered status, as appropriate, within the ICE.
  • Good level of knowledge and understanding of technical principles underlying Civil Engineering design and practice.
  • The successful candidate must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK for over 2 years.
  • The Individual:
  • Good verbal and written English.
  • Strong attention to detail, particularly in engineering principles.
  • Analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Positive, self-motivated and proactive team player.
  • Open to working on secondment at Richter design offices throughout the UK as the need arises.
  • Good communication skills and ability to express ideas.
  • Well organised and hold the ability to prioritise work with an effective problem-solving outlook.
  • Ability to work to programme deadlines.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings.
  • High level of personal and professional integrity and a strong work ethic.
  • Receptive to constructive feedback.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Work as part of the design team under the supervision of senior members of staff.
  • Understand multidisciplinary design challenges and participate in their solution.
  • Understand appropriate design codes, standards and design software and use them under supervision.
  • Become graduate member of ICE or IStructE. Acquire knowledge of the attributes of a professional engineer and record evidence of achievement.
  • Attend sites and projects where required to carry out site inspections and surveys.
  • Understand the commercial requirements of projects and the company as a whole.


Work type

Full time

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