We are a global engineering, management and development consultancy that is involved in solving some of the world’s most urgent social, environmental and economic challenges. We have had an office in Leeds for 15 years and have worked on a number of major infrastructure projects in the city, including Leeds Station Southern Entrance, the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme and The Gateway.
We are dedicated to supporting the future growth of Leeds and pledge to work with our clients, stakeholders and partners within the Leeds City Region to support the Growth Strategy. We will help achieve this through business growth, providing employment opportunities and by helping to shape the future development of the City Region through the use of the latest and most sustainable infrastructure technologies.
Encouraging the next generation of engineers is a priority for us, so we will continue to support local schools and institutions through science, technology, engineering and maths activities. We work with IntoUniversity in Beeston to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds into further education via mentoring, while we also host site visits and events to further develop their skills and knowledge.
We also work closely with Leeds College of Building, helping develop their Civil Engineering technician apprenticeship courses. Additionally, we will work with Employment Leeds and the city’s universities to promote opportunities for apprenticeships and work placements in our Leeds office.
As a company, we are committed to inclusive employment practices, which is evidenced by recent industry recognition such as the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation’s Diversity and Inclusion Award 2017 and New Civil Engineer’s Diversity Champion Award 2016. Our employment policy includes goals to tackle underrepresentation of minority groups and we have set improvement aims based on current levels of diversity monitoring data.