Company: Jacobs
Skills: Civil Engineering
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

About the opportunity:

At Jacobs, we'retransforming intangible ideas into innovative solutionsdesigning the future-today.

Our Energy Team are working with some of the biggest clients in the sector on some of the most challenging and diverse projects. As such we are looking for a Graduate Civil Engineer who will work with our multi-disciplinary teams to support the design of a wide variety of infrastructure works on interesting and challenging projects. Our Clients include National Grid and other utility providers as well as renewables investment organisations.

Typical schemes are for new or refurbished substation type projects on high voltage electricity transmission and distribution systems. The civil aspects of such schemes range from earthworks, roads, drainage and foundations through to buildings and high voltage plant support structures.

Typically our engineers are expected to rapidly progress with their understanding and experience, both in terms of design and project management, such that they can lead their own schemes. They need to be team players, good communicators and will be expected to also be Client facing in their day to day activities.

The successful candidate will join a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects both local and internationally. You will work as part of a diverse and highly skilled team of Water and Environmental engineers, providing support and advice to a wide range of clients. There will be opportunities to experience different roles within the Water and Environment team aimed at developing your career.


  • MSc / MEng in Civil Engineering or similar, graduating in 2021
  • A natural curiosity
  • Passionate about decarbonising the UK utilities network
  • Flexibility to travel for work
  • A commitment to the pursuit of becoming a chartered professional and continuous professional development (CPD)

Ideally, here's what you'll also have:
  • Proven communication skills; both verbally and written
  • Demonstrated a previous interest in working in the Engineering Sector
  • Full driving licence

We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We're invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

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Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.