6 months ago
About the Role
Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP and you’ll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise, and working on projects that transform society for all of us.
The Civil, Bridge and Ground team is busy with highway and rail engineering work for a variety of clients, including local authorities, contractors, private developers and public-sector clients. Current work includes high-profile rail projects such as HS2 Curzon Street and Old Oak Common stations; Highways England’s smart motorway schemes such as M62 J10-12 and A1(M) J6-8; and a variety of other design commissions, feasibility studies and work with existing assets.
We are seeking MEng students in Civil Engineering to join our Bridges team in our Newcastle Office.
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Take initiative for self-development and remains calm under pressure
* Keep others informed of issues in a timely manner and asks questions when they are uncertain
* Able to manage own time effectively
* Able to analyse technical data with attention to detail
* Understand the importance of safety, health and environmental issues;
* Ability to work productively as part of a team.
* Good verbal and written communication
In this role you’ll have the chance to work on some of the most exciting projects both in the UK and around the world. Our global reach provides a unique competitive advantage as well as an exciting place to work.
What if we can?
What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!
WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.
As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!
Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.
Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.
A little about us:
Together, our people make up one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We’re dedicated to the communities where we live and work in the UK and propelled by international brainpower. Staying curious is what drives us. Looking at challenges from fresh angles helps us deliver future-ready solutions that break paradigms.
With around 7,900 talented people in 70+ offices across the UK, and 43,000 around the world, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.