Graduate Opportunity

2023 University Graduate (UK) - Engineer - Control Systems

Control & Instrumentation/Electrical/Electronic/Systems/Computing.

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Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

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To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel bring their experience and expertise to the role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants. 

Bechtel Energy provides responsible and sustainable solutions for our customers in the storage, conveyance, conversion, and transformation of energy. Our range of projects typically include carbon capture plants, carbon reduction of existing facilities, liquified natural gas, petrochemicals and oil and gas processing. 

Our Graduate Development programme will give you first-hand experience across all the business processes targeting all elements of Engineering. You will be at the very heart of our business. 

Bechtel’s Graduates have a wide range and variety of opportunities available to them, with truly international career prospects.

Experience on a project site, both in the UK and abroad is offered and encouraged right from the start; so that you see world-class work taking place on the ground. From day one, you can look forward to working on challenging projects

Position Summary

We are seeking a Graduate Engineer to join our Control Systems Engineering team as part of our Energy business unit. Working as part of multidiscipline project teams, you will be involved with:

  • Front end and detailed design, equipment specifications, instrument selection, sizing and specification of instrumentation and valves
  • Design, testing and installation of all types of control and safety related systems including functional safety and cyber security
  • Discipline input and support to the overall facility 3D model
  • Complete procurement cycle of mechanical equipment from requisitioning, technical bid evaluations, vendor selection, vendor management, vendor facility visits to oversee equipment manufacturing and functional testing etc

Typical Responsibilities

  • Ensure the engineering design provides safety for personnel during construction and operation
  • Monitor and communicate progress of assigned tasks within the overall Project schedule 
  • Ensure Quality of all tasks and deliverables, applying Company procedures and work processes 
  • Monitor the effectiveness of work processes and strive for continuous improvement
  • Assist in conceptual designs, studies, reports and proposals
  • Perform calculations and basic preliminary analyses
  • Use engineering / computer application tools as directed
  • Review vendor and other discipline designs and provide technical input
  • Coordinate assigned work with other technical personnel as directed
  • Assist in development and verification of project control documents and status reports
  • Provide construction support either from home office or site-based assignment
  • Be responsible for your own career progression 

The position offers a foundation for a career as a technical specialist or a manager, and opportunities to travel to project sites.

Skills and Qualifications

Successful candidates should be on track for a 2:1 or higher master’s degree in Automation, Computer Systems, Electrical/Electronics, Control Systems, instrumentation engineering or related subject. Work experience relevant to the area you are applying to, and extra-curricular activities will help your application. 

What you can expect from us

Bechtel offers an exciting graduate programme to start and develop your career:

  • A balanced combination of working, learning, networking and social events  
  • Full support towards obtaining Chartership (our programme is accredited by the IET) 

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer: 

  • Flexible Working
  • Private Medical Coverage
  • Life Insurance Programme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Long Term Disability Scheme


Job ID Number: 264857
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • London
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Systems

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