Summer Placement – Civil Engineering 2024

Our Opportunity

Are you looking to be part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering outstanding places and spaces that create lasting value for clients and communities for generations to come?

Join us for a Summer Placement in our Leicester office, where you’ll be given interesting and complex design work, with full support from the Highways/Infrastructure team around you.

From day one, you’ll be working on real projects, giving you understanding of the wide variety of our work and opportunities. From high-profile national projects as part of a large design team, to smaller projects you’ll gain experience of designing, surveying, and inspection of construction. Our projects span the full breadth of the built environment, providing opportunity to enhance your technical skills and explore your own skills and interests. Working across the public and private sector, our recent projects include work on the Parliamentary Estate, Cairngorm Funicular and the UK’s first subsea cable factory – see more of the projects you could be part of here: Discover our projects – Pick Everard

Your team will support you in taking ownership of your project work, sharing knowledge and providing support as you take on responsibility. In an employee focused environment, you’ll be encouraged to share your thoughts and ideas, and you’ll learn and collaborate together, creating holistic designs that make a meaningful impact on the built environment.

Find out what it is like to start your career with us here: Early careers – Pick Everard

About You

Our ideal Civil Engineering Placement must have:

  • Working towards a Degree in a relevant Civil Engineering subject, 2:1 MEng or MSc level is preferable.
  • Enthusiasm, a proactive work ethic and willingness to take on responsibility;
  • Good digital skills and desire to use digital technology to push the boundaries of design and construction.
  • An understanding of technical standards, design codes and analysis/design software.

 It would be nice for you to have:

  • Flexibility in your approach to different ways of working and an excellent communicator.
  • Be curious and collaborative, pushing yourself and others to find innovative solutions to complex challenges.
  • A desire to learn and and develop.
  • Passion for sustainability and creative design.

About Us

Our nationwide multidisciplinary team of 650+ work collaboratively to deliver outstanding places and spaces that create lasting value for local communities. Through our remarkable history we have established the sound principles of success, and we have the vision and ambition to be even better.

We’re committed to creating sustainable communities where everyone feels safe, cared for and valued. We achieve that by encouraging a diverse, welcoming workplace for our people, clients and colleagues.

We care about our people and improving our society and that means supporting your ambitions and interests at every level. We will provide you with an inspiring environment in which you will be able to drive real progress and impact in your career. 

What we offer

Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. You will receive an attractive salary, and amongst other benefits you can also expect:

  • Agile working
  • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • Private healthcare, life assurance and healthcare cash plan
  • Professional subscriptions  
  • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Stakeholder pension

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Pick Everard is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us on our journey.

We are committed to building and nurturing great relationships with our agency partners. However, this role is being recruited for directly and therefore we are not seeking support at this time. Any unsolicited CV Introductions will not be accepted.

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