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Graduate Placement

  • Location:Birmingham
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Closing date:09/07/2021

Patrick Parsons is recruiting a Student Engineer, for a year placement within our Civils team at our Birmingham Office. This is an excellent opportunity to join our forward thinking multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, providing you with valuable industry experience for your future career.

Our Civil Engineering team is an active design team with a wide portfolio of projects and a diverse skillset covering residential, commercial, energy, transport and water projects. As a student engineer the ideal candidate will need to be adaptive to new situations and eager to learn

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

In this role you will be supporting our Birmingham Civil Engineering team with delivering designs, drawings and appropriate calculations for our clients residential and commercial developments in the West Midlands region.

You will be working on schemes with road and sewer design, the finished floor levels and external groundworks for properties and apartment blocks, as well as some exposure to undertaking designs where developments are around canals, watercourses and bridges.

As part of this role you will be working directly with one of our Principal Engineers, with the opportunity to visit sites and attend design team meetings, where projects schedules permit. You will also be liaising with our Structural and Geo-Environmental engineering teams.

Our office uses AutoCAD, Microdrainage, Civils3D and Site3d design software, for which training will be provided.

Person Specification

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to read drawings
  • A willingness to work at all stages of a development life-cycle


To apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to


Patrick Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.