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Student Engineer

South West
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Engineering & Technical
30 Dec 2022
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About The Role

Milestone Infrastructure are seeking Engineers to join us as a Graduate Engineer or for an industrial placement year

2023 – 2024. You will be employed by our Projects Division in Exeter, but placements may also be available in our other regional offices.  The successful candidate may work on a variety of projects varying in value from £100k - £10m, including roads, bridges, flood alleviation schemes etc. with a focus on carbon reduction to provide safer, greener roads.

You will be working in the capacity of a Site Engineer and will be responsible for setting out, site record keeping & paperwork, assisting with programming, correspondence and QA procedures, risk assessment and adherence to Health & Safety legislation as well as other various site duties.

The Requirements

You will have or currently be studying for degree in Civil Engineering and seeking a year out in industry or permanent graduate role. You may or may not have any relevant site experience. You must hold a full uk driving licence.

The Benefits

We pride ourselves on high staff retention and joining Milestone now could not be a better time – we have recently merged the Dyer & Butler Highways Division with Milestone and where we achieved continuous growth over the last 10 years, we are continuing this trend with Milestone with ongoing growth and a forward order book in excess of £300m nationwide. Opportunities exist for current and new employees to fulfil their potential and progress within the business. We have successfully employed Industrial Placement Students and Graduate Engineers from Plymouth University since 2007 with many of our students joining as Graduates after their studies.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive hourly rate/ salary
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company van and Fuel Card for Business Use (placement year) or option of company car (graduate)
  • Progession with ICE Attributes (placement year)/ ICE Graduate Training Scheme (graduate)
  • Access to MGroup MyRewards offering discounts on purchases at various retailers and venues
  • Access to a network of Mental Health First Aiders via the Employee Assistance Program
  • Role Specific Training both in-house and externally accredited
About The Company

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

We also welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need.  Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview, whether this is home working, or any other alternative. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.