Graduate  Structural Engineer

Waterman Structures
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Competitive London Wage Graduate Salary 

Fresh graduates – no experienced required

Are you a graduate structural engineer looking for the opportunity to help shape the future of the built environment? Would you like to get involved with delivering some of the world’s most exciting projects from the get-go and join a dynamic, growing team who are at the forefront of sustainable design? If so, we want you to join our Structures team in Glasgow!

Based in our office in the heart of Glasgow, our welcoming and diverse team are working on some of the most prestigious and innovative projects in the UK. From sustainability-focused mass timber buildings using CLT and Glulam, to offices and commercial premises in steel and concrete, to cutting-edge healthcare facilities , you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to schemes across a huge range of sectors.

You’ll have the opportunity to further develop your skills and experience by partnering with some of our most experienced engineers through our mentoring programme. To hear from some of our Graduates and Apprentices and find out more about what it’s to be part of our team, click here.

This is an exciting time for Waterman as we continue to support the delivery of a net-zero built environment, whilst our own journey to net zero also gathers pace. Our innovative and collaborative culture means that you’ll get to work with experts from across our business as you hone your skills, and you’ll have the chance to learn all the latest sustainable design techniques.

We’d love to hear from you if you have a thirst for knowledge, are passionate about structural design and want to help shape the future of both our company and the built environment.


Although we’re happy to consider applicants with more or less experience, you’ll ideally have qualifications, experience or skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Familiar with design to Eurocodes and design and analysis software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently to tight deadlines
  • Great organisational skills and the ability to plan and implement project work independently
  • An innovative and creative approach

Joining our team will give you: 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package with annual salary reviews
  • 26 days holiday per year, rising to 31 days with loyalty days, plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Fantastic training and development culture
  • Access to industry-expert mentoring support
  • ICE Training Agreement
  • Opportunity to play a key role in exciting and varied projects
  • Fast-tracked career progression for the right candidates

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

All applications will be treated in confidence.

Waterman is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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