Graduate opportunities (Civil or Environmental Engineering Degree)

RPS Group
Edinburgh or Glasgow, United Kingdom
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Graduate opportunities – Civil or Environmental Engineering Degree

RPS Water are looking to recruit Graduates for Wastewater modelling to be based from either our Glasgow or Ratho offices. This role will see you being office-based working alongside professionals who are the forefront of the industry.

The Water Industry is exciting and evolving, providing challenges and opportunities which require innovation, dedication and team work, to help us meet our clients’ needs.

Main Responsibilities:
o Involvement in a range of hydraulic modelling projects for our clients including model build, verification and option design
o Use of a range of computer packages for hydraulic modelling
o Comply with the company’s HSE and Quality Policies at all times
o Attend recommended training courses to assist with personal development as required by the company
o Supervise survey work, build and verify hydraulic models, prepare assessment reports in accordance with current standards and specifications.
o Achieve agreed output targets for project whilst maintaining quality of work
o Conduct problem solving and escalate any issues
o Liaise with project team members
o Assist Senior Modellers/Team Leaders with any other needs or requirements of the business
o Work in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall project
o Perform required activities associated with projects (investigation, analysis, design and quality assurance)

Skills, Education & Qualifications required
• Civil or an Environmental Engineering Degree or equivalent.
• Good communication skills and written English
• Ability to work in a team to solve problems that matter
• Ability to manage and assess large quantities of data
• GIS skills
• Computing skills including previous experience of Excel

Desirable Competencies /Qualifications
• Full Clean Driving Licence
• Geographical knowledge of Scotland

What we offer you
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. Successful candidates are trained by industry-leading professionals who are committed to the personal development of their teams. We also run a comprehensive suite of training courses throughout the year which focus on softer skills and personal development, with needs identified through our annual appraisal process.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Water
Our Water business employs over 1,000 staff and has been providing services to the water industry since 1993. Working on all the UK water and sewerage companies and most of the water only companies, our services include water networks management; leakage consultancy; waste water network management; software solutions; utility, land and building surveying; design; water resources and efficiency advice; and flood risk and water environment consultancy.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.