Graduate Civil Engineer








Full Time

Burroughs is a well-established family-owned business specialising in civil and structural engineering, project management, and cost consultancy. With a rich history dating back to 1988, we have earned a strong reputation for our practical and innovative designs, as well as our ability to engineer solutions that ensure the success of complex projects. We are committed to sustainable growth and currently employ approximately 50 dedicated professionals.

We are seeking bright, enthusiastic, and open-minded individuals to join our welcoming team in Cardiff.

As a Graduate Civil Engineer at Burroughs, you will work within a multidisciplinary team under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. Your role will involve contributing to civil engineering designs on a range of challenging projects spanning various sectors, including Green Energy, Airports, Highways, Infrastructure, Sustainable Drainage, Water, Commercial, and Industrial developments.

This position offers diverse challenges and opportunities to excel in solving engineering problems. At Burroughs, we take pride in our work and focus on customer service. We invest in the technical, academic, and professional development of our staff, fostering a culture of growth and innovation.

Skills / Qualifications Required: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Full, clean driver’s license is advantageous.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and approach tasks methodically.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capability to collaborate effectively within a team and work autonomously.

Benefits (please visit

  • Competitive and market-leading salaries.
  • Flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement, including additional days for long-term employment.
  • Life insurance, life assurance policies, and a health care cash plan (Westfield).
  • Contributory pension scheme (Employee 5%, Employer 7%).
  • Payment of professional institution membership fees (ICE, IStructE, RICS, etc.).
  • A clear pathway to Professional Membership.
  • Access to formal external training courses.
  • Regular in-house peer-to-peer training sessions and external CPD sessions.
  • Social benefits, including football, yoga, and opportunities for charity support.