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Stantec Graduate Civil Engineer - Water - 2023 (Bristol) in Bristol, United Kingdom

Redefine your personal best.

Have you ever thought about joining a Graduate Development Programme, where you get to work in a diverse and welcoming environment whilst getting stuck into amazing projects? With us, you can start your journey to become professionally chartered or qualified.

We are very proud that our last Graduate intake was the largest UK intake to date… and we intend to do it all over again.

We have a super enthusiastic and diverse graduate cohort, with a total global workforce of 25,000 talented individuals.

When you join us, you will be part of our 2-year Graduate programme, tailored to your development. You will learn from and be mentored by some of the best technical minds in the industry. After you finish the programme, you will be continuing your career journey as you develop your technical and leadership capabilities. The opportunities are truly great.

Day in the life….

In this role you will be working in our Civils team within our Water division in our Bristol office . We have a hybrid working approach, so there can be a mix of working in the office and from home. You’ll be involved with supporting Stantec's well-established framework supporting water utility clients such as Bristol, South West and Wessex Water by producing drawings and design calculations from outline to detailed design to help develop a better way of how we obtain, clean, and distribute water for our communities, such as flood alleviation and pollution management schemes. You'll also be involved with using mapping software such as Arc GIS, technical report writing and survey specifications and site visits.

Check out one of our Graduate Civil Engineer’s experiences at Stantec: My Stantec Story: India Hutchinson (

About you

The skills and experience we look for in our graduates:

We are looking for versatile individuals who love to challenge conventional thinking to join us in a growing, collaborative team of likeminded engineers working to meet the unprecedented industry-wide efficiency and environmental challenges. You are also a keen problem solver with a desire to learn and develop your skills further.

  • You will have achieved or be on target to achieve a minimum of an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering. A Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a Water Engineering related MSc would be an advantage.

  • You will have a keen interest in water engineering including sustainable urban drainage and surface water management, pipeline design, wastewater treatment. This could be evidenced through university projects, dissertation topic or undergraduate placement/internship experience.

  • Finally, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK at the time you start employment.

Application closing date – Friday 28th October 2022.

*NB* closing dates are subject to change. We recommend applying as soon as possible as adverts may close earlier if we have sufficient applicants.

EDI + Reasonable Adjustments

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all so that every applicant has a fair opportunity. During the application process, we are happy to make any adjustments that may support you if required. Please contact a member of our talent team if reasonable adjustments are required.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.