Paul Basham Associates will provide your launching pad to a successful career in Engineering; you will be on your way to flourish with the company's continued growth from our existing and future offices. The role involves working alongside a diverse team of Transport Planners, Civil Engineers, and Structural Engineers, gaining consultancy skills as you assist in a number of projects at any one time as our clients prepare planning applications for new and regenerated development sites.

Dynamic and client-focused, with an eye for detail and excellent analytical judgement; over the 2 year programme you will have opportunities to work in several different areas of engineering such as Structures, Drainage, and Highways across all project stages (pre-planning, planning and construction) As an SME your direct exposure to clients, site visits and meetings will be matched by opportunities for input into the company operations such as marketing, finance and development.

Anticipated Start Date: Summer 2024

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Educated to Degree or HND level preferably in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work effectively with other staff and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Previous experience of working with computer-based systems including Microsoft packages


  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Promote and respect the principles of confidentiality
  • Compliance with the company’s policies and procedures and operate within the company controls and QMS
  • Carry out tasks and duties assigned in a positive and dignified manner
  • Look to solve problems
  • Work effectively, and accurately
  • Be adaptable in carrying out functions on behalf of the company
  • Work well as part of a team


  • Competitive Salary
  • ICE or IStructE Membership Subscription
  • The option to be on a 6-monthly rotation within different areas of the business including Civils, Structures and our design office on-site at Welborne Garden Village
  • Graduate Training Programme and Mentoring System
  • Private Healthcare
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Support for optional Masters or alternative qualification from Year 2 of employment
  • Annual Appraisal and Salary Review
  • A friendly and interactive team on hand to ensure a supportive environment and fast progression
  • Exposure to some of the nation’s most prominent developers, planners and architects
  • Active social and charitable calendar

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