Graduate Maritime Engineer

Jacobs · Competitive · Wokingham
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Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the why of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - were integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity:

We are seeking a Graduate Civil / Structural Engineer to join our growing Maritime business. Jacobs has been a leading international multi-disciplinary consultancy firm, specialising in maritime design for over 140 years. We are a global leader in the engineering, planning and construction management of maritime structures, ports, harbours, and coastal schemes.

We specialise in all aspects of maritime construction, including planning, design and construction supervision work and continue to be at the forefront of innovation by developing the solutions required for the safe, efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective operation of todays facilities.

If you would like to be part of a world class international consultancy and want to learn from the best in the industry please get in touch.

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a Graduate Maritime Engineer, you will:

  • Work within one of our dynamic and innovative teams to assist industry experts in order to deliver safe and robust technical solutions
  • Work on both domestic (UK based) and international projects for a large range of client who own, operate or construct marine facilities
  • Communicate and liaise effectively with colleagues of all levels both in the UK and abroad
  • Assist in the development of detailed design solutions of maritime structure and facilities such as jetties, breakwaters, ferry terminals, shipyards etc
  • Carry out structural design and assessment calculations both by hand and using latest industry computer software packages
  • Assist with site based structural inspections
  • Contribute to the production of client deliverables such as design / feasibility reports, inspection reports and calculation packages
  • Assist with the preparation of contract documents, bills of quantities and specifications
  • Assist Project Managers and Project Controllers to plan, manage and deliver projects using the latest BIM and other collaboration software and protocols
  • Work closely with peers and mentors to plan and develop your career in order to achieve Chartered Engineer status

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.

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:

Were 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.

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.


Heres What Youll Need:


  • You will hold an accredited minimum level 2:1 MEng degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or equivalent)
  • An interest in Port and Maritime engineering
  • The drive and motivation to become a Chartered Engineer
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to produce well-presented reports
  • Proven team working skills and a strong customer focus
  • Good IT skills (including Microsoft Office) and aptitude to learning analysis programmes

Desired, but not essential

  • Relevant work experience
  • Membership with a professional institution (Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers etc)
  • Willingness to travel within the UK and abroad for short duration business trips and project assignments
  • Some ability in the use of Structural Analysis Software

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