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Civil Engineering deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment.

So, whether you’re interested in making landscape gardens, or designing and constructing roads, bridges, canals, dams and towns of the future, this industry could be for you!

Civil Engineers are the people behind all of the most iconic constructions in the world: from the The Shard to the Eiffel Tower and more recently Crossrail which is currently Europe's largest construction project with the first services through central London due to start in late 2018.

Civil Engineering is your opportunity to leave an ever-lasting impression on the world!

What does it take to make these amazing buildings?
Well there are many people involved from the architects who design the buildings, the project manager through to the people who make sure equipment is in place and order the materials – this is before you even think about the people that are actually going to build it!

Start your research to see where you fit in!

Did You Know?
It was a civil engineer who designed the pumping system for water parks, enabling you to slide.

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March 2018 Career Events
Engineering Solutions were delighted to support recent career events at Stoke High School in Ipswich and Ipswich School. Great to engage with students interested in civil engineering careers and to explain the pathway for them.
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We are recruiting at our Ipswich design office
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We are recruiting at our Ipswich design office for technicians to join our team.
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If you think you’ve got what it takes to become part of an award winning, world class team, and you have the right skills, experience and qualifications to work on the Galloper project, then email your CV...
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The three Directors share values in terms of the business and people, there is a very strong sense throughout the company that Directors care about staff.
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Morrish are looking for a new Trainee Structural Technician
"If you're a young person soon to be leaving further education and interested in a career in structural engineering, our trainee structural technician role maybe for you!"
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