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Graduate Civils Engineer - Killingholme


About CLdN 

CLdN is a leading provider of integrated quay-to-quay and door-to-door logistics solutions. Founded in 1928, CLdN ensures reliable, cost-effective transport that links the major economic areas of Europe. With 30 ships and more than 200 sailings a week, CLdN provides shortsea roll-on / roll-off (ro-ro) connections between the European continent, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iberia and Scandinavia and offers the lowest CO2 footprint of all Western European RoRo operators. CLdN’s cargo and multimodal services have a Europe-wide reach using CLdN’s extensive network of ships, terminals and equipment. CLdN’s 3,000 employees ensure that it fulfills its mission: to excel as an integrated provider of maritime links. 

Your role                                                                                            

Your 3-year development programme will be based primarily in the Civils Engineering Department, with a range of rotational placements across our ports. Our aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience required for a successful career. 

Our Civils team will support your ongoing professional development, through a combination of on-the-job practical experience, placements, mentoring and networking.  As part of this programme, you will be expected to study and pass a level 6 (degree) apprenticeship, such as Civil Engineering or similar.

Projects will be undertaken throughout your 3-year programme, working alongside the Repairs and Admin Team and Operations Department, providing cost effectiveness as high priority, including tasks:

  • Working closely with the UK Technical Manager
  • Work will involve being site and office based.
  • Resolving problems with guidance and support from management
  • Preparing KPI and management reports
  • Building and maintaining relationships with our contractors and workforce
  • Logistics planning
  • Systems improvement and project work
  • Undertaking management development training / apprenticeship.


Your profile

  • Educated to degree level, minimum 2:2 (or equivalent qualifications)
  • An interest in developing a Civils Engineering career.
  • Able to demonstrate some work experience.
  • Will have excellent IT and communication skills, with a forward-thinking approach.
  • Proactive and practical in an industrial environment.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Will have a full, clean driving licence.
  • Must have a passport for potential travel to European ports.
  • Will be willing to undertake a Basic Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check.
  • Willing to relocate to base location (Killingholme or Purfleet).


Our offer

  •  Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Life Assurance Cover


Contact: Are you interested in learning more about this position or do you want to apply? Do not hesitate to send you CV with a cover letter to with reference GRADUATE CIVIL ENGINEER.