Civil Engineering Graduate Scheme - 2024

  • Transport for London
  • London, Westminster

As a graduate, your three-year development programme will be made up of up to six placement rotations. The aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience you need for your successful career. TfL understand that everyone’s career and ambitions are different, so every graduate’s journey is unique.

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  • Wages
    £28,500 p/a
  • Hours
    35.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    3 years

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Graduate Scheme
  • Employer
    Transport for London



£28,500 rising to £30,500 in year 2


London based with some flexibility to support hybrid office/home working

What TfL offer

You will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Rewards vary according to the business area but mostly include:

Free travel on the TfL network for you and a nominee who lives in the same household

Final salary pension scheme

Discounted national rail and Eurostar travel

Minimum 30 days Annual leave plus public and bank holidays

Private healthcare discounted scheme

Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme

Retail, health, leisure and travel offers & many more

What will I be doing?

Your work could span multiple transport modes, working in teams from across TfL with customers, local government, suppliers, consultants and contractors to deliver city-defining programmes. You will enable reliable operation of one of the world's leading transport networks and shape London’s future transport network.

The placements our Civil Engineering Graduate Engineers are currently working on include:

Silvertown Tunnel – A new road tunnel being built under The Thames using an innovative design, build, maintain, operate contract

Elephant & Castle redevelopment – interface with the redevelopment of Elephant & Castle shopping centre the design and construction of a new LU station entrance.

Infrastructure Protection – working with external developers, designers and contractors to make sure their works don’t damage our assets or affect our operations

Asset Engineers – working with one of our technical discipline teams to assess and manage our track, drainage, geotechnical, tunnel and structural assets. Getting involved in repair and replacement options, designs and construction assurance, and structural assessments.

Project Management and Sponsorship – getting experience with delivery of small- and large-scale transport projects from inception, investment decisions, to construction.

Your work will vary from placement to placement, and you will have the opportunity to identify your own placements on the projects you are most interested in, guided by your scheme Sponsor, Mentor, Buddy and Development Advisor. Placements could include improving the service life of structures and earthworks of London Underground, delivering innovative step-free access schemes to improve accessibility to our network, working with our consultants to design new low-carbon station boxes and tunnels on our Major Projects like Bank Station Capacity Upgrade, and designing new road layouts with our Highways Engineering teams to create new cycle superhighways across London.

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A minimum of 2:1 MEng or MSc degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, or on track to achieve a minimum 2:1 MEng or MSc degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. Your academic qualification must meet the requirements for CEng registration with the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Please be advised that should you be successful in getting an offer for this graduate scheme, your offer will be subject to a satisfactory medical which may include but is not limited to: drugs and alcohol screening, eye test and hearing test.

TfL's award-winning teams will support your ongoing development, through a wide range of on-the-job practical experience and placements. They'll support your professional development through a combination of training, mentoring, and networking.

TfL operate a transparent recruitment process that removes barriers for candidates with a disability. Please let them know if you require reasonable adjustments for any stages of the application process. 

They are a Disability Confident employer, and offer guaranteed interviews to candidates who apply via the scheme where the minimum criteria for skills, knowledge and experience have been met.  

In High Volume campaigns including Graduate, Apprentice and Intern recruitment the minimum criteria TfL set is achieving a pass mark in our first stage assessments, adopting a proportionate approach as part of the Disability Confident scheme. 

"The best thing was the ability to gain on-the-job experience and a degree at the same time. I had the option of going to university, however this opportunity was a no-brainer. Avoiding the fees and getting a degree – who would turn that down?"

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