Work Experience



Type of Contract



Poole, Dorset

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Calcinotto are open to accepting up to a 5-day work experience placements to give back to the industry. During your time in the office, you will experience a working environment and participate in all facets of the business. This will span engineering sectors as well as the admin and marketing sides too.


A typical day in the life of one of our students would be to work closely with an engineer learning the softwares they use and applying it to a real-life task. This could be designing your own house on Revit or using measurements picked up from a site visit to replicate a technician’s role. You will also spend time with our Business Development & Marketing team to gain key insights into the world of construction whilst working on our digital presence and company outlook.


  • ½ Day on a site
  • 4 Days Calcinotto Office


  • Up to 5 Days

Program Structure

  • Site Visit: Half day on site with a senior engineer
  • Office placement: 5 days per placement at our office

General Responsibilities & Daily Activities


  • Support engineers both technically and on engineering projects
  • Work with engineers and your assigned mentor
  • Learn and use engineering software with expert guidance
  • Maintain project files and documentation


Daily Activities

  • Participate in team meetings
  • Assist structural technicians with daily tasks, including drafting techniques and standards
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Your skills and experience


  • Willingness to learn and develop technical and engineering skills
  • A keen interest in engineering-based subjects. 


  • Gain hands-on experience in a professional engineering environment
  • Learn from senior engineers and industry experts
  • Gain a head start in construction before finishing school education

If you are enthusiastic about starting your career in Structural/Civil Engineering, we encourage you to apply for this opportunity.

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01202 237 237


Our Values


We understand, listen and learn; we respect our differences; we take care of ourselves and others; we treat others the way they expect to be treated.


We are one Calcinotto; we take pride in all we do; we do what we say; we challenge and improve; we work together, win together and celebrate together.

Energy & Effort

We bring our best in everything we do; we do it right, we do it once; we never give up; we keep things simple.


We value and grow our people; we do the right thing; we are fair and trustworthy; we are accountable.