Graduate Project Engineer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384562716-2
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Veolia
  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Health and Safety, Human Resources, PR & Communications, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Job Title: Graduate Project Engineer

Salary: Starting from 27,000 per annum plus Veolia benefits

Location: Chesterfield

Programme Duration: 2 years

Candidate shortlisting will take place on w/c 15th of July 2024 and assessment days will take place between w/c 22nd of July 2024

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone.

Through our graduate scheme you'll help us to achieve our purpose of Ecological Transformation and build a career we can be proud of. No matter what role you have, when you join us you can play a key role in achieving our vision, and we can make yours happen too.

We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.

What we can offer you;

- 25 days of annual leave

- Access to our company pension scheme

- Life assurance

- Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

- Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to 24-hour access to a virtual GP, 365 days a year, for you and family members in your household

- Discounts on everything from groceries to well-known retailers

- One paid days leave every year to volunteer and support your community

Graduate Programme

This will be a 2-year programme providing you with valuable exposure and insight into Brettex and Veolia services and strategic Brettex projects.

As part of the Graduate Development Programme, you will go through a structured development programme, undertaking leadership, management, soft skills and safety modules with your graduate cohort.

What will you be doing?

- Be responsible for the completion of the project scope, quotation and liaise with the client to understand submission requirements and programme.

- Respond to specific customer questions, researching, linking to our proposed response.

- Build positive working relationships with the Clients and contribute to building a long-standing partnership. You will be building client relationships at the project level and managing relevant external suppliers.

- Coordinating discussion around our understanding of the client requirements, interventions etc. to make sure the project goes smoothly

- Develop your knowledge of business, its products and services by reviewing previous quotes and project documents

- Take charge of quality control, making sure that project administration, RAMs and any other client documentation is complete for all communications we send to client and site

What are we looking for?

- Degree level qualification, preferably related to Engineering.

- Analytical mindset with good attention to detail

- Strong numerical and written communication skills

- Ability to communicate positively and interact with people at all levels within the organisation, as well as external clients, partners and other stakeholders.

- Understanding of business policy, strategy and finance

- Drivers License

- Travelling across the Midlands area predominantly 2-3 times per week

What's next?

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in creating an environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at Veolia.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.