QUEST Placement Engineer

North West England

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Vacancy title
QUEST Placement Engineer
Design, Summer Placement
Contract type
Full time temporary
North West England

Role Overview

Working as a QUEST Placement engineer will give you the opportunity to work with industry-leading teams and equip you with the skills that you need to begin a successful career in design and engineering.
You’ll be part of the team and get involved in a wide variety of projects to develop your experience from your very first day.


Key Purpose

Design and specify all aspects of our Civil and Structural Engineering works in accordance with current guidelines, standards, regulations and project deliverables



  • Provide engineering design and consultancy services on behalf of BakerHicks under the direction of the line manager or project lead.
  • Produce design deliverables (including calculations, drawings, specifications and reports), site surveys, construction stage duties, client liaison with members of design/construction teams, project management, costing and ensure progress against the project brief.
  • Collaborate closely with multi-disciplinary members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient and buildable solutions.
  • Keep up to date with ICE and/or IStructE training and CPD requirements.



  • Awarded QUEST Scholarship with BakerHicks and ICE.
  • Enrolled in a degree in Civil and/or Structural Engineering.
  • Confident communication and presentation skills.


About BakerHicks

Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.


Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.



Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.


Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development 

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