Graduate Project Engineer - Hybrid role - Swindon

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384562089-2
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Crowder Consulting
  • Location: City, Swindon
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Driving, Engineering, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Graduate Project Engineer Hybrid role - Swindon

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Engineering and Field Technician team based in our Swindon regional office. We are looking for motivated and ambitious Engineering graduates to progress from Project Engineers, where a solid technical engineering basis will be established, through to future leaders and managers within our organisation.

Our Company

Crowder Consulting is a professional business of consulting engineers, software developers and data analysts. We are positioned in a niche area of the water industry providing solutions to save water and protect the natural environment.

Through our leading Water Network Management System, Netbase, along with our engineering consultancy and data analytics services, we help both UK and international water operators manage their networks more efficiently and reduce water losses in a responsible manner.

Our software and services are used by major water operators in the UK and Ireland, South East Asia, the Middle East, the Caribbean and South America. We work with international partners and are often an integral part of major network improvement projects.

The term smart water is used in the industry for the type of software and consultancy services that we provide, and indeed we are at the forefront of innovation towards the advanced use of sensors, controls, modelling and analysis for future network management.

Established in 1985, the growing team of over 120 employees are at the heart of what Crowder does, which is why the business is proud to have been Investors in People accredited since 2004, a testament to the company s commitment to developing all personnel.

Crowder benefits from a longstanding dedicated workforce, and continued growth plans provide superb career opportunities within the business, making this a great time to join as a Graduate Project Engineer. We have an accredited CIWEM scheme for the development of our professional consultancy staff to become Chartered Engineers, Chartered Environmentalists and Chartered Water and Environmental Managers.

The Role - Graduate Project Engineer

As a Graduate Project Engineer, you will be joining a multi-skilled, specialist team with advanced knowledge of the latest technology and equipment, delivering results to the highest degree of accuracy.

Your role will be both office and field-based which will enable you to develop expertise in a range of areas, including operational activities such as leak detection, asset verification and flow and pressure logging, as well as in the analysis, reporting and management of water supply and distribution networks.

You ll gain practical skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience by working alongside our experienced team and following a structured training plan to become an expert in the field of water network consultancy services. Based predominantly in Swindon, you will also have the opportunity to work in areas like the bustling city of London and the beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds.

The Package

As a Graduate Project Engineer, you ll be working 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, with flexible start times available between 8am and 10am, and finish times between 4:30pm and 6:30pm. You all benefit from:

  • Permanent contract
  • Starting salary in the region of £26,500 - £29,000 with the level dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Option for flexible working days
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service

Our Requirements

  • An Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Environmental related degree
  • Excellent numeracy, computer and organisational skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills with the ability to generate new and exciting solutions
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, to effectively liaise across teams and departments
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Self-motivated, with an eagerness to learn and be highly driven with a proactive approach to work