Posted on: September 6, 2020
The Dragados Engineering Development Program (EDP) is a
three-year, full-time program for recent college graduates that
emphasizes professional development, achieving long-term career
aspirations, and ultimately providing a successful career path with
Through structured training and program support, you will be
equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge, and peer networks
that will allow you to develop the required professional
qualifications needed to deliver client projects to the very
highest standards. From day one, you will benefit from the
opportunity to apply theory studied in the university setting into
real life projects. This practical experience allows you to work
across a range of different projects, build client relationships,
and understand the role you play in successful project
Program Highlights Include:
- Hands-On Professional and Technical Development - Gained both
on the project site, as well as through classroom/online courses
completed during quarterly cohort training sessions alongside your
peers around the US. Training topics include business systems and
processes, commercial strategies, project management, and
negotiation and presentation skills, among many others.
- Mentoring and Networking Opportunities- Our 1:1 Mentoring
Program pairs you with a seasoned employee who will serve as a
dedicated guide to you throughout the program. You will also have
the opportunity to network with internal employees and executives,
as well as industry professionals.
- Continual Resources and Support- As part of the program, you
will receive ongoing feedback and assessments, and will be
guaranteed the support required to excel in the company starting
from day one with initial onboarding and formal orientation
To apply for the Engineering Development Program, candidates must
meet the following requirements:
- Majors: Recently graduated (Fall 2019) or pending graduation
(Spring 2020) with a degree in one of the following Engineering
disciplines: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction
- Graduation Date:Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 - Candidates must
graduate by the start date
- GPA Requirements:3.0 or above
- Previous relevant internship experience in the construction
- Relocation and Travel: Must be willing to relocate and travel
throughout North America
- Work Authorization:Permanent authorization to work in the U.S.
is required.Dragados USA does not provide sponsorship for
employment now or in the future.
- Technical Skills: Demonstrate basic proficiency with AutoCAD
Primavera, possess strong technical skills, and the ability to
learn and apply new skills quickly and efficiently; Proficiency
with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and
- Professional Skills:Motivated, self-starter; eager to learn;
excellent communication skills.
Dragados Group is one of the construction arms of the ACS Group,
which operates in 68 countries, and has consistently been ranked by
Public Works Financing (PWF) as the leading concession group in the
world. The company has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in
the promotion, development, construction and management of
infrastructures and services.
Dragados ranked 30th overall on the 2018 ENR 400 Contractor List
and 7th on ENR's 2018 Top 50 List of Domestic Heavy Contractors.
The group shows a lasting commitment to the infrastructure industry
by bringing about improvements and sustainable growth through the
development of civil construction and engineering, industrial
installations, energy plants, and wastewater treatment plants.
Founded in 1941, Dragados Group has unmatched international
experience in infrastructure, bridge, highway, tunnel, dam and
marine projects, and is a leader in alternative project delivery,
including design-build projects for public and private owners. The
company has built over 5,282 miles of highways, 3,107 miles of
roads, 1,500 bridges, 840 miles of tunnels, 230 dams, 528 miles of
railways, rail transit and numerous rail facilities, and
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