Graduate Civil Engineer


Flexible across the UK
Competitive salary plus benefits

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: water & hydrology

Closing date: Wednesday, 1st June 2022   7 days left


Our people are the difference!

Who they are, what they do and how they do it is why we’re the award-winning, industry-leading, thriving boldly global environmental consultancy we are today. We’re APEM Ltd and we’re expanding.

As a people-first business we’re accountable for our aspirations, actions, and what we get because of them. We believe inspiration and insight come from everywhere, so no matter history or choices in life, we will empower you to be your best, so we can be our best, together.

If you’re driven, ready to guide governments, shape private client projects across the planet and improve the natural world, then we want the whole you.

The WOW factor

When home became work, we learned that flexibility, understanding and balance allowed us all to move forward and grow together.

So no matter where you’re based, the hours you keep, or the toddlers you have to entertain, we’re committed to our ways of working (WOW) with each other so we can continue to be our best.

About the role

APEM are looking to recruit a graduate civil engineer to join our growing environmentally-focussed engineering design team. The successful candidate will work on a range of interesting and exciting projects, with a focus on fish passes, river restoration projects and natural flood management schemes for a wide client base that includes government agencies, water utility companies, wildlife and river trusts and private clients. APEM’s engineering projects extend from initial site assessments and feasibility studies, through to full detailed design.

This role will provide the opportunity to work alongside APEM’s engineers as well as our industry-renowned aquatic and environmental scientists on challenging and rewarding projects and will enable the successful candidate to bring significant benefits to the aquatic environment and river habitats across the British Isles. 

About you

As a Graduate Civil Engineer you will hold a relevant BEng or MEng degree. Prior experience of working in a consulting environment would be beneficial but is not essential. Candidates should have an interest or experience (either degree modules, via employment or through personal interests) in working on engineering projects that benefit the aquatic environment. This may include civil engineering design, hydraulic structures, flood risk management, use of natural materials for river restoration or erosion protection. You will work as part of our established team on a variety of interesting projects helping to deliver a rage of outputs including feasibility and options appraisal reports, design calculations and scheme drawings at outline and detailed design stage. You will have the opportunity to learn from APEM’s experienced engineering staff, with supervision available when needed, but you will also have the drive and talent to progress with elements of work independently where appropriate.

Required skills:

  • Able to identify and consider a variety of solutions to problems, including their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Ability to communicate design ideas through drawings and sketches.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be innovate and adaptable and keen to work with others.
  • Full driving license.

We recognise that everyone’s story is different. 

The opportunities, experiences and challenges faced in life shape who we are today and we understand that these are the things that make us individual and unique. Embracing our differences means we’re able to approach what we do from every dimension. Inspiration and insight can come from anywhere, and no matter your history or choices in life, we empower our people to be their best, so we can be our best, together. 

We welcome the whole you.

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