Graduate Highways Engineer

  • Leicester
  • October 22, 2023
  • Leicester
  • October 22, 2023

Website Tetra Tech

Are you looking for an exciting, interesting job role which can turn into a successful career helping shape the world we live in?

If you’re ambitious, innovative, and practically-minded we may be able to help

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting services with experts across a wide variety of disciplines from project managers, engineers, surveyors and town planners to environmental specialists, asset management professionals and more.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do! They help our clients succeed, our business prosper and the communities we work in thrive.

We need the very best people to maintain our position as a market leader. This includes those taking their first steps onto the career ladder – after all you are the future of our industry and if you’ve got ideas and ambition, we want to hear from you!

If you join Tetra Tech as a graduate not only will you get to work on exciting, ground-breaking projects from day 1, you will also be given support to grow in your chosen discipline as well as training to develop the core skills needed to succeed in the corporate world. This is all part of our early careers programme – as is the chance to connect with others also starting out in their career, access to mentoring, Chartership support & bonuses and more.


Role Title: Graduate Highways Engineer

Business Area: Design & Engineering

Start Date: September 2024

Location: Leicester & Manchester


Job Description:

We have opportunities in our Leicester and Manchester offices for Graduates with a keen interest in developing skills in civil & structural engineering to join our busy highways, bridges and infrastructure design team working on a variety of high-profile projects. Our projects range from major highways schemes to small junction improvement works for a variety of clients including Government bodies and private developers in both the Public and Private Sector.



Your Role



  • Undertake design for a wide variety of highways, bridges or infrastructure design projects
  • Assist in design reviews and verification checks, as required
  • Support in the delivery of major highway projects, bridges and utilities
  • Assist in the contract administration of projects
  • Provide technical assistance to the members of the Civil/structural Engineering team
  • Liaise with clients, architects, contractors and stakeholders





  • Minimum 2.1 degree in Civil Engineering) (MEng, BEng, BSc)
  • Previous technical / industry experience
  • MS Office skills
  • Experience in the use of Civil Engineering design software including AutoCad
  • Commitment to achieving professional qualifications in engineering/chartered status
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Suitability for security clearance


Application Closing Date: 22nd October 2023

Assessment centre to be held in February 2024


How we Work:

Making everybody feel welcome at Tetra Tech is important to us – because everybody is welcome! We are working hard to be a business where people can not only be themselves but can celebrate who they are and what they bring to our organisation. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, medical condition or any other individual need, we’d be happy to talk to you about making reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process that will enable you to be your best.

We are one of the only consultancies to have adopted a fully flexible working arrangement where employees have the choice of how, when and where they work caveated only by the requirement to fulfil our clients’ requirements. The focus on our people doesn’t end there though, with mental health first aiders, wellbeing & fitness challenges, diversity, equity & inclusion interest groups and lunch and learns sessions from guest speakers as well as a comprehensive flexible benefits selection and a day off for your birthday – we want all our employees to be proud to work for Tetra Tech. Learn more by visiting

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