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Job Description

Join a global professional services leader.  We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. About the role                                                                                                    This is a great opportunity for a Civil Structural Engineer to join our expanding team. With previous experience in a similar role you will apply your acquired skills and knowledge to work on a portfolio of different projects, whilst also meeting new challenges to find innovative solutions.  The role will be based from our Manchester office, but we offer a hybrid working environment which provides the opportunity to work from any of our other UK offices and from home. Core responsibilities 

  • Applies technical knowledge and skill to support the delivery of a variety of design packages and other delegated technical aspects of projects
  • Draws on technical knowledge to solve routine problems with limited supervision, and responsible for managing personal contribution to the team, with guidance from senior team members.
  • Provides feedback on delegated project assignments, including progress updates and potential obstacles.
  • May be called upon to be responsible for role of Project Manager on smaller or more routine projects. 
  • May provide informal guidance to interns and graduates in a team, including allocating and checking work and providing feedback on performance
  • Ensures junior team members are adhering to delivery standards and ensures essential procedures are followed based on knowledge of own industry.
  • Contributes to the development of proposals for moderately complex projects
  • Develops business by maintaining client relationships and ensuring client loyalty and repeat work through excellent customer service and delivery.

 Skills, experience and qualifications 

  • Qualification / Degree in relevant engineering discipline
  • Numerate with a focus on problem solving
  • Strong application of engineering principles
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment. 
  • Commercial awareness in dealings with clients, proposals and projects.
  • Experience of mentoring or supporting the development of more junior staff
  • Learning agility, actively learning through experimentation and experience and seeking ways to grow and to be challenged

  GHD Behavioural Competencies Commercially Aware: Demonstrates working knowledge of external forces impacting financial, market, economic, legal and regulatory environments and how GHD responds to them commercially. Agile Learner: Actively learns through experimentation and experience and seeks ways to grow and to be challenged by new and novel conditions. Client Centric: Anticipates and prioritizes client needs and takes action to provide high quality client experience. Enabler of Self and Others: Demonstrates trust by bringing the best of self, valuing others contributions, and engendering confidence and trust with others.  GHD ValuesOur values are the cornerstone of our culture and are important to the way we treat each other, and how we conduct ourselves and our business : SafetyWe intrinsically value the safety of ourselves and others affected by ouroperations and services.TeamworkWe collaborate within our global community to help and support each other toachieve client, personal and company goals.RespectWe value all individuals and nurture both internal and external relationshipsthrough listening and understanding.IntegrityWe embrace honesty and trustworthiness through professional and ethicalbehaviour with our clients, communities and each other.  What's in it for you: We are committed to the success of our people which is why we want to create the best employee experience that supports each member through all the stages of their career.   This is felt not only through our learning programmes, but also our dedicated I&D and Wellbeing teams, as well as our comprehensive employee benefits package.   Here is a taste of what we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A comprehensive benefits package including: pension, medical insurance, income protection, 25 days holiday with the option to buy an additional 4 weeks per year
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • A range of voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – cycle to work, discounted gym membership, season ticket loan, discounts on retail & wellbeing classes
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Wellbeing resources and tools, and demonstration of our commitment to wellbeing by signing up to the Mental Health at Work Commitment
  • Team led hybrid working arrangements
  • Opportunities to grow your skills and shape your career towards technical expertise, developing the market or leading a business or team.
  • International, multi-cultural team of highly motivated individuals
  • An exciting referral program (bring people with you)

 About GHDEstablished in 1928, GHD remains wholly owned by our people. We are 11,000+ diverse and skilled individuals connected by over 200 offices, across five continents.Leading through engineering, architectural skills and experience, our forward-looking approaches connect and sustain communities around the world. INDGHD


Why GHD? Being the best we can be is in our culture.  
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.  
More about Life and Work @GHD
  Our commitment to you Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. 
Our Commitment to you
  Who we are We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.