Graduate Process Engineer – Water – 2024

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Redefine your personal best

Have you ever thought about joining a Graduate Development Programme where you are part of a global community of 26,000 driven, passionate, and smart professionals?

Our accredited Professional Development sets the standard for training and progression. You’ll have a chance to grow and develop as a future leader and innovator at one of the world’s most sustainable corporations that are consistently at the forefront of planning, design and delivery of infrastructure and development in the UK.

Start your journey with us, a top-tier global consultancy. Redefine your personal best.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Process Engineer to join our environmentally-focused team in Newcastle.

Our team, work for clients across the UK, developing the potable water treatment, wastewater recycling and energy recovery solutions necessary to keep taps running and mitigate climate crisis impacts.

With support from industry-leading senior engineers, you will be working collaboratively across the project lifecycle identifying the root cause of problems, selecting solutions, and then undertaking design – all with a view to process safety, environmental protection and provision of safe, affordable clean water. For our recent graduates, this has included:

  • Taking part in industry-wide strategic reviews,
  • Bench-scale water quality testing,
  • Operating pilot plant facilities, and
  • Presenting at conferences.

Why not take a look at our award-winning Clifton Wastewater Treatmentor Durleigh Water Treatment projects to get a feel for some of the work we do.

We challenge ourselves and our clients to do better with the environment for the communities we serve. If you want to make a difference, this is the opportunity for you.

About you:

As an individual, you’ll have a keen interest in the water industry and the design of water/wastewater treatment plants and networks as well as:

  • A bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK at the time you start employment.

Desired but not essential:

  • Previous experience via a summer placement or internship.

Your Application Journey:

Our graduate application process is as follows:

1 . Online Application

2 . Online Video Interview and Aptitude Tests

3 . Face-to-Face Interview

4 . Offer

For further details on our application process, please visit GraduateApplication FAQ (

Reasonable Adjustments

We are an inclusive employer and want to ensure all our applicants have the same opportunity for success. Please inform us of any support or reasonable adjustment you may need as a result of a disability, long-term health condition, neurodiversity or other personal circumstances, to enable you to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process (for example extra assessment time, visual adjustment, special access request).

Please contact a member of our talent team if reasonable adjustments are required. Our email is Careers.UK& and a member of our team will be happy to assist.

About Stantec

Stantec is a top tier global consultancy, the Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents.

We have been working with our clients and communities in the UK for over 150 years. With around 3,000 people working in integrated regional teams across the UK & Ireland. We plan, design, deliver and manage the development and infrastructure needed to support the creation of sustainable, healthy and prosperous communities.

Our teams provide effective and relevant solutions, translating our client’s vision into valued consents, deliverable plans for projects and programmes, and efficient designs for delivery, based on technical excellence and deep market insight.

We deal with today’s challenges, but also keep a fairer, better tomorrow in sight, looking at how we deliver clean growth, support radical changes in our economy and meet the needs of future communities


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

For more information on Stantec UK Inclusion & Diversity approach please got to:

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Land Aid

Stantec has partnered with property sector charity LandAid as one of its corporate partners to join its mission to end youth homelessness.

In 2019/20, an estimated 120,000 young people asked for help from their local council because they were homeless or at risk of homelessness. It’s a problem that LandAid are here to help tackle.

As the Property Industry Charity, LandAid unite over 200 organisations from across the sector, working together to bring an end to youth homelessness.

As a Charitable Trust, they distribute funding to frontline charities supporting the young and homeless – and primarily fund capital projects, such as renovating homes and building bedspaces.

We have seen the incredible impact that can happen when the industry unites and so Stantec are proud to be working alongside LandAid this year. Together, we can end youth homelessness.

To find out more about LandAid and the amazing work they’re doing please visit

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