Graduate Job
Graduate Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineer
at Arcadis

Employer: Arcadis

The Exciting Opportunity: 

If you’re looking for a role as a Graduate Engineer and you are ambitious to achieve your career potential then join our Water team and we’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go. 

At Arcadis ongoing professional development and coaching means that you will have the opportunity to participate in programmes designed to help you grow your skill sets and take your career to new heights. 

Our Water Engineering team is involved in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of such schemes and are working closely with a number of the larger water companies including Thames Water, Southern Water, Welsh Water, South West Water and Severn Trent Water, undertaking a vast array of projects to enhance the UK’s water supply and wastewater service.    

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Performing design activities associated with project delivery (investigation, analysis and design) in line with client and Arcadis specifications, national standards and codes of practice 
  • Preparing and registering all relevant documentation and design reports and ensuring that all documentation is current, accurate and in compliance with Arcadis requirements 
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with relevant Project Leaders/Team Leaders, and clients when required, to ensure effective communications on matters relevant to the project 
  • Contributing to the resolution of technical issues on projects and providing technical guidance to other team members 
  • Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design 
  • Reviewing completed engineering work to ensure accuracy 
  • Gaining awareness of, and familiarity with, the commercial aspects of projects to develop commercial skills 
  • Acquire knowledge and practical skills to gain Chartership or equivalent 
  • Developing innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour 
  • Building a profile in the industry and keeping up-to-date with innovations and developments 
  • Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team 
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or Arcadis 

Graduate Programme: 

We have a two-year development programme for our Graduates, during which time you will be fully supported in working towards various accreditation routes. Our Graduate programmes have helped over 300 people through their accreditation exams since 2011.   

As part of our global business, from day one you’ll get to work with some of the brightest minds on projects that truly improve the quality of life. 


Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets.  Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exception and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets.  Our 27,000 strong team work all over the world.  We build rail systems in Doha and provide clean water in Sao Paulo.  We’re improving social housing in Glasgow and transport links in Wales.   

It’s a complex business.  But while our expertise and projects reach far and wide, they’re also united under the same simple vision: to improve quality of life.   

What We Offer:   

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.  In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as: 

  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare                                                                                                                 
  • Income Protection
  • Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid                       
  • Tax Free Season Ticket Loan                                                                                          
  • Cycle to Work Scheme                                                                      
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave                                                                     
  • Childcare Vouchers                                                                           
  • Birthday Vouchers      
  • Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make!

Essential Information

Civil, structural, mechanical, or electrical
Plymouth, Guildford, Exeter

Job Type:

Full Time (Graduate Job)

Qualifications Required:

Degree in Civil/Structural/mechanical/electrical Engineering or similar engineering discipline.

Application Process:

Applying could not be easier, please click on the Find Out More button below and follow the simple steps to upload your CV and commence what could be the next and most fulfilling chapter in your career to date.

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