Graduate Civil Engineer

Patrick Parsons

We are recruiting a Civil Engineer to join our team in Birmingham. At Patrick Parsons we are focused on creating the places for future generations to thrive. This is an excellent opportunity to join our forward thinking multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy.

The purpose of this role is to play an active role in the design of projects, including working with other Engineers, Technicians, external consultants and clients. Duties will include being aware of the financial aspects/targets of assigned projects, attending project meetings, being the daily contact for the client, contractors and other project consultants.
Demonstrated keen desire to work within the infrastructure sector.

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 01/07/2022

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop scheme designs as required by the Directors, Principal and Senior engineers, using appropriate software.
  • Preparing and checking project design and assessment calculations, and drawings
  • Preparing reports
  • Checking drawings and calculations
  • Undertaking work on site such as site walk over surveys
  • Communicating with suppliers, clients, contractors, the public and other engineers within the wider company
  • Analysing problems and developing innovative solutions
  • Planning your work on a weekly basis
  • Compliance with Health & Safety, environmental and managerial procedures
  • Presenting/ representing your specific technical work (presentations / meetings).
  • Assigning and checking the work of technicians/administrative staff
  • Delivering specifically assigned tasks to time and cost
  • Working towards professional qualifications and undertaking training


We strongly believe that great client service is based on quality, consistency, and reliability. Our promises guide our decisions, people, and actions to create experiences that make our clients feel cared for and listened to. You will contribute to delivering this through your own actions and by meeting the standards of the Civils team.

  1. If it matters to you it matters to us – we go the extra mile for our work, clients and each other. Again, you will show contribute through your own actions and by meeting the standards of the Civils team to ensure we meet the needs of our clients.
  2. We act with heart – we believe quality should speak for itself and we hold our hands up when we get it wrong. You will follow quality standards of the Civils Team to deliver quality reports and drawings for our clients.
  3. Be brave enough to be different – we’ll steer clear of the norms and support each other to find bold and exciting new ways of doing things. You are encouraged to be innovative and creative within the Civils Team standards and to demonstrate this through your own work to deliver quality solutions to our clients.

At Patrick Parsons we insist on a culture of respect, recognising that our differences make us stronger. We refer to this as, One Patrick Parsons – our collective power that energises us to lead the way. At all times you will act in a fair, supportive and respectful manner whether dealing with colleagues or clients.

Person Specification

  • A MEng or BEng in Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrable experience in Civil Engineering within a consultancy environment.
  • Excellent communication and numerical skills.
  • Ability to build excellent relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Experience of working with housing developers is advantageous.
  • Experience in using Auto CAD, Civils 3D, Site 3D, Micro drainage and other civil engineering packages to design and detail highway and drainage infrastructure and other civil engineering requirements on residential, commercial and industrial developments.
  • Working knowledge of Highway Authority Sections 38, 116, 117 and 278 and Water Authority sections 104, 116 and 185 agreements.


  • Flexible working environment
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Birthday off work!
  • Health Shield Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension
  • Training and development
  • Sponsorship of professional membership

To Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to

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

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