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Civil/Structural Engineer - KTP Associate

Queen's University Belfast - Acheson & Glover Limited and Queen's University Belfast

Location: Belfast
Salary: £24,000 to £34,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2019
Closes: 13th February 2019
Job Ref: 19/107097

Established in 1960, Acheson & Glover has spent over 50 years designing and manufacturing a wide range of construction and landscaping products and solutions for both the commercial and the residential sectors. They are committed to the high standards that have been set throughout their company’s history – standards of ‘best in industry’ for customer service, innovation and premium products.

We wish to recruit a highly skilled and motivated Graduate to work in Acheson & Glover (Dungannon) in collaboration with Queen’s for 36 months to develop a new range of concrete paving stones using surface treatments and additives to improve performance and appearance and use these materials to reduce urban heat islands.

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least a 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Civil or Structural Engineering or a closely related discipline. Applicants who hold a 2.2 in the above, will also be considered if they have either a relevant higher degree or have completed one years’ relevant work experience. Completion of a relevant research project, module or student placement. Applicants should indicate how their experience could be applied to this post.
  • Proven relevant work experience.
  • Understanding of concrete technology.*
  • Understanding of cement chemistry.*
  • Experience in Structural Testing.*
  • Experience in Mechanical Performance of Materials.*

*may be demonstrated through the completion of a module, student project or placement.

Further information about the Company can be found at

Informal enquires may be directed to Karen McGeough, email:, email:  or telephone: 028 9097 3970.

Anticipated interview date: Monday 25 February 2019

Salary scale: £24,000– £34,000. One of the key KTP benefits for graduates is access to a £10,950 training and travel budget over the 36 month project.

Closing date: Wednesday 13 February 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application form. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

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