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Graduate Engineer

Job Title: Graduate Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Trafford Park
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Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25129738001
Job Published: August 27, 2019 11:10

Job Description

Graduate Engineer
Ref: 25129738001

We have a great opportunity for a new graduate to join our engineering team in Trafford

About Amey
We’re committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country’s services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel. 

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your well being. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for
everyone.

We believe that we are what we do.
It’s more than just wanting to do better.
At Amey we’re proud to be the better

What is the purpose of this role?
To assist the team in all relevant projects and activities to meet Amey and client objectives and needs. Working as part of a team, you will acquire a portfolio of technical knowledge and transferable skills that will give you a wide choice of careers options. You will undertake work of a technical nature that falls within the ability and competence of a graduate and work within a team to manage existing projects and help deliver new schemes which meet the business objectives.

What will this role involve?
Assist in the delivery of the requirements of allocated projects Assist in the investigation, detailed design and implementation of improvement, replacement, maintenance and other related projects
Assist in the management and monitoring of the budget for projects
Help maintain good working relationships with the Client and other interested parties
Assist with project planning, programming, cost control and administration
Respond to queries and liaise with Clients, Councillors, Amey staff, Third Parties and other stakeholder groups
Attend meetings with the Client and other organisations
Maintain high technical standards, consistent with the project brief Ensure compliance with the Integrated Management System and assist in its continued development Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation through the design and work stages Support the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts, when required
Assist in the implementation of effective, value for money and innovative design solutions Report on programme delivery, resources and budgets
What are we looking for?
Degree qualification to satisfy the current entry requirements for: CEng or IEng through ICE, CIHT or IStructE or equivalent professional qualification for technical disciplines other the civil, highways or structural engineering Part way through or recently completed the necessary training requirements for CPR or IPR or equivalent for other technical disciplines
Computer literate and conversant with the MS Office suite Good written and oral communication and organisational skills
Basic project experience gained as a Graduate Desire to develop existing skills and acquire new technical competences to enhance personal and team capability
Proven ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meet project deadlines
Proven enthusiasm to embrace and participate in career development initiatives
Self-motivated with the drive to achieve continuous improvement targets
Environmental awareness for managers Environmental awareness Tool Box talk IOSH working safely
What makes this role unique?
This role will form part of the Amey graduate Pathways Programme. We have a strong culture of developing individuals to their full potential, and in supporting them via approved training agreements to reach technician, Incorporated Engineer and Chartered Engineer status, and beyond. This culture has been recognised by the award of Investors in People Gold Status in 2012 and Champion Status in 2013.

What you will get?
Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.