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Graduate Civil Engineer (Project grade), Bradford on Avon, UK

Office Location: Bradford on Avon

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

Salary: Negotiable guide £21-24k plus excellent benefits package

Discipline team: Civil and Structural Engineering

Reporting to: Associate Civil Engineers/Technical Discipline Manager


Job Description


SLR’s busy European Civils and Infrastructure team has enjoyed continued commercial success across a range of sectors, and consequently currently has an exciting opportunity for a Graduate civil engineer to join its established team in Bradford on Avon to provide support on a range of projects including earthworks, renewable energy infrastructure, water treatment facilities and many other civil engineering related projects.

Whilst some projects will be based in the local area, the role may also involve supervision of projects in other locations throughout the UK for periods of up to 3 months at a time.

Whilst the role would suit a graduate seeking their first professional role, we would also be happy to hear from candidates who have already gained commercial experience within a similar consulting/engineering role post-graduation.

The successful candidate will enjoy on the job training from our team of industry leading professionals, and will receive full support in working towards professional chartership with the ICE.

Along with a competitive salary, candidates will receive a comprehensive range of benefits including BUPA, business-class travel insurance, life cover, pension and much more.


Provide office based support to staff in the Bradford on Avon office (and able to occasionally commute to Cardiff and other areas in the south-west) working on a diverse range of projects.  The type of work will help develop this person towards chartered status.  The successful person must also be able to drive and be willing to provide site supervision work also, which may require working away from home for up to 2-3 months at a time.  This will suit an individual who is keen to develop their skills and knowledge in renewable energy, waste and environmental engineering sectors.


Person Specification



  • A general understanding of civil engineering principles is vital.  Good numerical skills are also required.  The individual must be good at both verbal and written communications. 
  • Must have a valid driving licence.


  • Relevant civil engineering experience is not essential, but a drainage/infrastructure engineering background would be good.


  • Minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree in Civil Engineering
  • MSc in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Student membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers


  • Good team player.
  • Willing to learn.

Applications and Enquiries

SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request.

To apply, please complete the online application form below.