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Graduate opportunities – Civil, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

Graduate opportunities – Civil, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

RPS Water are looking to recruit Graduates to be based from either Glasgow, Kirkintilloch or Ratho. This role will see you being office-based working alongside professionals who are the forefront of the industry and may also present opportunities to complete site work as part of this opportunity.

The Water industry is exciting and evolving, providing challenges and opportunities which require innovation, dedication and team work, to help us meet our clients’ needs.

Our UK Water business employs around 1000 staff and has been providing services to the water industry since 1993. We work for all the UK water and sewerage companies and most of the water-only companies. Our services include Water Networks, Drainage, Software Solutions, Surveying, Design, Leakage Consultancy, Water Resources and Efficiency, Flood Risk and the Water Environment and Customer Service.

Joining RPS Water you will be provided with in-depth on-the-job training, working in small teams to allow you to rapidly gain the skills required. You will take ownership of elements of a project, manage your workload and technical quality with the appropriate supervision. We encourage graduates to rise to the challenge and push for progression through the business

Main Responsibilities:
o Assist in developing designs, drawings, hydraulic analysis and specifications for engineering and hydraulic modelling projects
o Use a range of computer packages for developing detailed designs
o Comply with the company’s HSE and Quality Policies at all times
o Attend recommended training courses to assist with personal development as required by the company
o Prepare design calculations, drawings, technical documents and reports in accordance with current standards
o Achieve agreed output targets for project whilst maintaining quality of work
o Conduct problem solving and escalate any issues
o Liaise with project team members
o Assist Senior Engineer/Design Engineer with any other needs or requirements of the business
o Work in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
o Perform required activities associated with projects (investigation, analysis, design and quality assurance)

Skills, Education & Qualifications required
• A degree in Civil, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
• Good communication skills and written English
• Ability to work in a team to solve problems that matter
• Computing skills including previous experience of Excel

Desirable Competencies /Qualifications
• Full Clean Driving Licence
• Geographical knowledge of Scotland

The deadline for applications is Friday 23rd August, shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on 03th or 04th September with successful applicants starting promptly.

What we offer you
We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.