Graduate Transport Engineer



About us

Civic Engineers is a leading structural, civil and transport engineering practice.

We are an inclusive employer committed to ensuring equality and diversity throughout our practice. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates.

Our award-winning practice is now 150 strong, based across four city centre studios: Manchester, London, Leeds and Glasgow.


Who we are and what we do

We are engineers with a passion and expertise in the design and delivery of high-quality buildings and the spaces in between. We believe in the application of our engineering skills and knowledge to create better and more valuable places. Our transport team specialise in traffic, movement and street design, With a keen interest in the public realm we have led the preparation of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and Design Codes for a wide range of projects.
We care about the impact of our engineering on the community, the environment and the economy. We pursue our work with commitment, conviction and place a strong emphasis on urban re-generation. We are passionate about our designs and the delivery of our projects, striving for excellence in all that we do.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a Graduate Transport Engineer who shares our purpose and desire to help their community to join our Leeds team. Here, together facing the challenges of an uncertain climate, you can help equip the places and spaces we share, with the designs to survive and thrive.  You will be involved in supporting and contributing to the delivery of a variety of strategic transport projects across the UK, as well as facilitating residential and commercial development and urban regeneration. You will have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts, key clients and collaborators.

The ideal candidate will be curious, collaborative, helpful, ingenious and passionate about engineering and the built environment and will develop with the following responsibilities:

  • Assisting senior members of the team in preparing transport bids and tenders.
  • Preparation of transport assessment reports, travel plans and other documents.
  • Preparation of drawings and figures
  • Traffic and data analysis using excel spreadsheets
  • Coordination of surveys and data collection
  • Traffic modelling to appraise transport impact of schemes
  • Attending site and project team meetings with senior team members


About You

At the beginning of your engineering journey, you’ll be a creative thinker, passionate and enthusiastic to help grow and develop your career within our team. Your collaborative and helpful outlook will thrive within this innovative practice making a positive impact to the built environment.

You will be given responsibility and excellent all-round project experience during your time with us so that you can build the confidence and knowledge to become a truly excellent engineer.  You will gain early exposure to the different aspects of transport engineering and will be fully supported and encouraged to reach chartership status.

You’ll have a degree in an analytical subject such as engineering, geography, mathematics, economics or similar and may also have a post graduate qualification in transportation, planning or a related subject, although not essential.

A team player, you’ll be friendly and enthusiastic with a positive can-do attitude. Mathematically strong, you will also possess excellent report writing and interpersonal skills. We’ll also need you to have strong attention to detail, great analytical and problem solving skills and a broad range of IT skills including Indesign/Publisher.


More than just a rewarding experience!

Alongside an outstanding work environment, we offer:

  • A market competitive salary (regularly reviewed, revised and updated)
  • Flexible, Hybrid Working
  • Chartership support

Curious to find out more then please contact us for a confidential chat with our team. Send your CV or even just a small introduction to us at and we will get back to you.

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Our process

We are always looking to recruit exceptional people who believe in being friendly and client-focused. We look for personal qualities such as creativity, approachability, enthusiasm and diligence and for team players who are willing to go the extra mile for our clients, collaborators and their colleagues!

We are an ‘Approved Employer’ for the ICE Training Scheme and offer structured and supportive training towards chartered engineer status with the ICE and / or IStructE for ambitious Civil / Structural Engineering graduates.

We always encourage direct applications for all our positions and rarely use recruitment agencies. CV’s sent through by agencies that we have not engaged with in advance of a position being advertised will not be considered via this route.

If you’d like to discuss any current or future job opportunities with us don’t hesitate to get in touch. Regardless of where you’re at in your career, we are always open to having a chat over a coffee. You can email your CV to us below. For details of our privacy policy click here

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