Graduate Engineer - Groundforce

  • Vacancy Title
  • Graduate Engineer - Groundforce
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Groundforce
  • Location
  • Harlow
  • Closing Date
  • 06/07/2022
  • Job Description
  • We are looking for a motivated and passionate Graduate Engineer to join our Technical Team. The role is based in our offices in Harlow, offering a modern and lively working environment, within an established and friendly team who regularly enjoy social events outside of working hours.

    What you will be doing

    The role involves the design of temporary works solutions, primarily for below ground structures, using the businesses product offering. This is done through a blend of computer aided design software and the application of fundamental engineering principles. You will also offer support to other members of the Technical and Sales teams, including leading the production of drawings/models for your designs.

    Do you have what it takes

    Candidates must have a good degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or similar. Relevant work experience is desirable but not essential, as full training will be provided.

    Our ideal candidate will be


    • Enthusiastic towards and knowledgeable of the technical aspects of engineering design (mechanics, structures, geotechnics etc.)
    • Focused on excellence and take pride in their work.
    • Committed to continuous improvement and personal development.
    • An open and honest communicator.
    • Keen to solve problems and identify better ways of working.


    This is an excellent opportunity to join the market leaders in the industry, and to work directly with high profile clients. In return we can offer a range of benefits including:


    • Competitive salary
    • Bonus Scheme
    • Pension
    • Formal training
    • Opportunity to undertake day release education to gain recognised engineering qualifications
    • Support in gaining relevant professional qualifications with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE Accredited Company Approved Training Scheme)
    • Excellent progression opportunities within a range of teams across the business


    A little bit about us

    Groundforce has built a reputation as a first class market leader by developing six core business elements. Each division was formed to serve the construction industry by offering specialist solutions in shoring equipment, piling equipment, pipe stoppers, pressure testing, trenchless technology, temporary bridges and excavation training.

    We understand that all continued success rests firmly with our employees, and at Groundforce we have an ethos of putting people at the very core of our business. To ensure our first class service continues, we offer excellent career support and development for all our employees and believe this positive approach ultimately drives success through to our customers.