Graduate Civil Engineer

Southampton, Hampshire
Competitive based on experience
06 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction business, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 700 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m this year, it is a great time to join the business.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Civil Engineering Graduate, to be employed out of our office in Coventry but to be based on various sites in England and Scotland. Working for the Energy Division, you will be part of a site team on the IPW Framework for National Grid. This is a 3 year framework worth £48m, and we are managing the infrastructure works for the security upgrades at electric & gas substations/compressor stations. As part of the Energy Division, you will be working as part of a team that is responsible for the delivery of civil engineering, building and M&E works. As you progress you will be responsible for elements of project delivery, taking greater responsibility for your work.  Continual professional development including professional registration is encouraged and actively supported.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Setting out of civil engineering and building works on various sites
  • Promoting Health & Safety at all time and committing to continuous high standards
  • Surveying tasks
  • Ensuring quality control requirements are met
  • Reading and understanding drawings and specifications
  • Calculating quantities
  • Assisting in the production of Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Inspection & Test Plans
  • Complying with company policies and procedures

Graduate Scheme

The Trant Graduate Scheme is offered to all Graduates joining the business. This a period of training and development over 24 months, where you are assigned a mentor to carry out basic training associated with your discipline to enable you move from a Graduate Engineer, to a Junior Engineer to a fully competent Engineer.

You will initially spend 6 weeks at our Head Office where you will be inducted into the business. During this time you will receive safety, health, environmental & quality training, learn the company policies & procedures and receive training to use the company Project Management System.

After completion of the 6 week induction, you will join your engineering teams (being guided by your mentor) and will become competent in carrying out engineering tasks. At 12 months, you will have commenced working on your professional review Initial Professional Development (IPD) and will be actively engaged in the Professional Forum. At this time you should be ready to work independently as a Junior Engineer and by 24 months you should be classified as an Engineer and likely to be mentoring your own first year Graduate.


  • BEng (Hons) or MEng Civil Engineering
  • Knowledge and awareness of Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and CAD packages
  • Full driving licence

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To find out more about the Trant Graduate Scheme, please go to


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