2023 - Graduate CEMC Structural Engineer

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2023 - Graduate CEMC Structural Engineer (3211)

Job Title: Graduate CEMC Structural Engineer

We're looking for bright and committed graduates who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.  


Role Overview 

Within the CEMC Engineering team you will work closely with project/factory teams to design Lifting and Temporary Works solutions that will enable the manufacture and delivery of projects.

You will be responsible for production of drawings, calculations, and specifications for a diverse range of schemes, as well as the provision of buildability, construction methodology and value engineering advice for live projects and tenders, as required by the business.

The core of the role is the structural engineering of the temporary conditions of various precast products (lifting, handling, transport, temporary works), as well as early design advice on shaping and panelising projects, and some permanent works design.


The principal responsibilities of the role typically will include:

  • Carrying out feasibility assessments for converting in-situ designs into precast solutions.
  • Supporting our design partners to deliver safe and efficient designs within our manufacturing and logistical preferences.
  • Carrying out some permanent condition design for precast structural and facade elements.
  • Devising and communicating the lifecycle of each product, including manufacture, finishing, storage, transport, and on-site assembly.
  • Preparing and checking structural design calculations for lifting and handling of precast concrete elements, and for bespoke ancillary items such as temporary works frames and lifting brackets.
  • New product development.
  • Delivers the Technical and LOR Capabilities
  • Clearly demonstrates the Excellence+ behaviours





Degree Subjects   

Civil Engineering, or a similar construction related degree will be considered  


Professional Accreditation  

Depending on your degree subject


The Laing O'Rourke Graduate Development Programme - what can you expect? 

Our graduate programme is designed to embrace and develop your capabilities. Most importantly, you will be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your personal development and the achievement of professional accreditation as a priority.  
Our programme will give you the practical experience, technical learning and professional development while being part of the some of the most exciting construction and infrastructure projects in the UK.  


Entry requirements 

We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:  

  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable 
  • Full mobility as you may be required to relocate for your role 
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills 
  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation  
  • Your degree classification should be 2:2 or higher  
  • Entry degrees will be listed within each of our graduate vacancies and differ from role to role


**The Graduate Development Programme will commence in September 2023**

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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Private Medical Insurance
Life Assurance
Personal Accident and Injury Insurance
Income Protection
Pension - basic & enhanced scheme
Annual Leave
Discounts Portal
Online Doctor
Voluntary Benefits
Work-Life Benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
Company Car / Car Allowance (*Role dependant)
Diversity and Inclusion

We value and care about difference at Laing O’Rourke and believe a diverse team drives innovation.

We are a global multicultural business committed to the inclusion of all employees, enabling everyone to feel accepted, respected & valued for being themselves.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the ‘Offer an interview scheme’. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

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