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Electrical Engineering Placement Scheme 2021

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Innovate for a fast-paced future

Are you ready to be part of a well-respected team with a solid reputation in the engineering industry? Join us as a placement student, where you'll gain exposure to complex work, receiving all levels of support from line managers to senior leaders.

While you grow in areas that excite you, you'll be encouraged to maintain a positive work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you. As us how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about some of our recent pledges for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, and how we're Disability Confident, an Inclusive Employer and value Women's Equality.

Thriving in an upside down world

We'll give you the time you need to live your life while you help us build a better world.

Your role

As one of our Electrical Engineering placement students, you'll get to work on a wide variety of projects that interest you. Play an essential role, helping to shape the future of Nuclear energy. Safeguard our nation's water security by maximising distribution systems at wastewater plants. Make smart cities reality by developing innovative building control systems. Or create safer, faster travel by revolutionising transportation, CCTV and passenger information systems.

Where you could work

As a placement student, you could find yourself in one of the following business areas:

Infrastructure

Industrial year locations: (Bristol - closed for applications) (Epsom - closed for applications) (London - closed for applications) (Warrington - closed for applications)

As an Electrical Engineering placement student, you'll get to see your ideas realised in design and engineering projects that keep the world turning. You could work on an international airport, a local transport interchange, a nuclear power station or the world's first tidal lagoon. You'll feel like you're part of something big, working with a broad range of clients whose projects influence policy, future technology and global sustainability.

Nuclear & Power

Summer placement locations: Bristol, Warrington, Whitehaven
Industrial year locations: Bristol, Warrington, Whitehaven

For the last 20 years, our team has ensured the lights stay on, and the world remains a safe place. Join us as an Electrical Engineering placement student and help us solve some of our greatest energy challenges. From delivering next-generation nuclear plants to maintaining existing fleets and safe decommissioning. We're helping to drive evolution in the power sector. So, you can help us develop offshore generation and transmission, energy from waste, Small Modular Reactor technology and digital apps for nuclear.

Transportation

Industrial year locations: Birmingham, Croydon, York

By combining traditional engineering and new innovative technologies, our teams make journeys easier, safer and more reliable while supporting a greener and more productive society. Our work spans the full transport ecosystem, across rail, highways and local transport. You'll feel a sense of pride working with clients such as Highways England, Network Rail and Transport for London.

What you can bring

  • An understanding of the consultancy environment
  • Enthusiasm to drive your own career development, as well as motivation for self-directed learning
  • Drive and determination to achieve professional accreditation
  • An interest and ability to adapt to the changing world, new technology and being open to flexible and agile ways of working
  • Be curious in your thinking and apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • A desire to develop relationship building skills with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Confidence to work on your own initiative as well as being part of a multidisciplinary team.

Meeting your needs

We've created a rewards package to fit around your study, career and personal needs. Enjoy benefits such as flexible holidays, tailored career development and a strong support network. Each year, our top performing placement students (who’ve done at least 8 weeks on placement with us) have the opportunity to be nominated onto our Graduate Development Programme.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 29th, 2021
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Bristol, Warrington, Whitehaven, York, Croydon and Birmingham
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Energy
  • Nuclear

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