International Engineering Development Programme

Marine/Naval Architecture/Civil/Structural/Mechanical.

Be the energy behind change. Join ABL Group. 

ABL Group is a leading global independent energy and marine consultant working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition across the renewables, maritime, and oil and gas sectors, offering the deepest pool of expertise across marine and engineering disciplines in more than 300 locations globally.

ABL Group - Driving Sustainability in Energy and Oceans
An introduction to ABL Group - leading global independent consultancy providing energy, marine, engineering and digital solutions to drive safety and sustainability across energy and oceans.

We invite applications from naval architects, renewable, marine and offshore engineers, civil/structural, mechanical, aerodynamics, geotechnical/geophysical, drilling, petroleum and electrical engineers, and any other engineering disciplines interested to join our International Engineer Development Programme. The programme is currently accredited by RINA and IMarEST,  with a similar accreditation by ICE, and we also work with other engineering institutions.

About the Programme

At the end of the programme, participants will be eligible to apply for full membership of RINA, IMarEST, ICE or of other institutions according to their professional discipline, and for registration as Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council (UK).
Duration: Four years, typically broken into four placements across the ABL Group including international placements across selected offices worldwide. 

  • Opportunities in our renewables, maritime and oil & gas sectors. 

Offers relevant knowledge and experience in:

  • Design engineering.
  • Sustainable Engineering.
  • Marine warranty surveying.
  • Hydrodynamic and structural analysis.
  • Casualty investigation techniques.
  • On-site survey attendances.
  • Engineering support for claims and litigation.
  • Health and safety at work.
  • Business administration.
  • And many more areas.

What the programme offers you.

  • Extension of your engineering skills, and application of engineering principles and theory to the solution of real problems.
  • Experience in engineering in different fields, and in different market sectors.
  • Enhancement of your flexibility and adaptability to cope with rapid changes in a constantly evolving profession.
  • Employment with an international team with opportunities to experience working in different offices.

Direct entry

There are also openings for our Direct Entry Engineer Development Programme, where participants will be based at a single office. The number of places on offer will depend upon demand within the local offices. Applicants should advise their preferred choice of office, although no guarantees on vacancies are made.


For UK students: 

  • Applications are only accepted from graduates with a Master’s degree, accredited by RINA, IMarEST and/or a similar professional institution 

For international students: 

  • Applicants are required to provide verification that their university course is accredited by RINA, IMarEST and/or a similar professional institution and hold a Master’s Degree.

How to apply.

Apply online. Attach your CV, and respond to all the screening questions for us to consider your application. 

Would you like to join us and take your engineering career to the next phase?   

Join us and grow with us. 

For your application to be taken into consideration, please be advised, that you must submit your application via the link provided on this page.  

We look forward to receiving your application. 

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  • Deadline
    December 31st, 2023
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    Master's and above
  • Location
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Aerodynamics
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Marine
  • Mechanical
  • Naval Architecture
  • Structural
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  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Chemical
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  • Construction Management
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electronic
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geotechnical
  • Infrastructure
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Process
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology
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