Current Vacancies

Current job opportunities with the ESCP

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Here at the ESCP we are always on the look out for new talent to join our team and for those who are as excited about coastal engineering as we are – people with skills ranging from civil engineering right through to communications and collaboration; it all counts and we’re interested!

So while any vacancies we have below may not be to your qualification or interest, please don’t let that stop you from sending us your CV and a little cover note to our email at and we will keep you on our job vacancy mailing list for future roles to join our fantastic team.

Current Vacancies

Placement Student / Engineering Technician

Salary: £19,602

12 Month Fixed Term Contract – Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy teammanaging coastal flood and erosion risk.

The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership provides a Coastal Defence Management Service to Havant Borough Council, Portsmouth City Council, Gosport Borough Council and Fareham Borough Council that reduces the risks to people, and the developed and natural environment from flooding and coastal erosion within the respective local authority areas. This area includes three major harbours of significant environmental importance and over 160km of coastline.

The placement offers the opportunity to work and gain experience in a wide variety of roles within the Service. Working within the Capital Projects Team alongside engineers and construction management professionals you will assist the project teams in undertaking civil engineering design, site supervision for the construction of large capital projects and the maintenance of various types of coastal assets along this coastline.

You will have the opportunity to work on our existing multimillion-pound projects that include the design and construction of the next generation of flood defenses at Southsea and around the North of Portsea Island.

We are also developing engineering options and designing new flood defenses in Portchester, Hill Head and Gosport. In addition, the Capital Projects Team provides technical advice and support to the wider functions within the coastal partnership and partner authorities.

We are looking for suitable applicants studying for a civil engineering related degree to undertake a 12 month industrial placement. The successful candidate will be required to fulfil the requirements of an Engineering Technician.

To apply for this post, please email our team and we will send you a link to our recruitment portal where you will able to apply and view the Job Description and Person Specification. 

Email: please indicate in your email if you would like the opportunity to speak to the recruiting manager and we will arrange this for you. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is the 17th February 2019. No CVs. Interviews will be held in March 2019. The post will commence in Summer 2019.

Applications are welcome from all parts of the community and we appoint on merit.

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