Graduate Electrical Engineer

Electrical, Electronic.

Role Overview

The Graduate Electrical Engineer works within the Power / Earthing & Lightning Protection Unit and reports to the Head of Earthing & Lightning Protection.

The purpose of the role is to support the E&LP team in servicing their client base, providing solutions to earthing & lightning protection projects across diverse sectors.

The role will be based at the Pontyclun Office and will involve frequent travel to client substation locations UK Wide.


Developing the necessary skills to undertake:

  • Site based electrical testing and inspection of earthing systems at substations, power stations, renewable energy projects, etc.
  • Analysis of data gathered on site.
  • Design of earthing systems for new HV infrastructure projects.
  • Computer simulation of earthing systems and completion of safety assessments.
  • Dealing with RINA clients to request technical input data, communicate outputs and resolve queries.
  • Preparation of reports to required quality standards. 

Qualifications, knowledge, experience & skills


  • Electrical Engineering degree – Bachelor's level
  • Able and willing to attend client sites at various locations around the UK to perform physical demanding earth testing work.
  • Willing to stay away from home for short periods, e.g. 2 to 4 nights per week, while carrying out site testing. 


  • Electrical Engineering degree – Master's level
  • Use of AutoCAD or other CAD software.


We offer competitive salaries and pension contributions. You will enjoy a generous leave allowance, private medical care, life insurance and more. Our great financial benefits are only part of the attraction, you can expect quick integration and real opportunities for professional development (i.e. Chartership). As part of our growing global team you will work with world-class engineers.

  • 25 days' holiday
  • 10 days' additional leave for Military reservists
  • 4 days' additional paid leave for STEM ambassadors
  • Health Insurance
  • Matched 6% Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Professional Development: opportunity to become Chartered
  • Pay for professional membership
  • Gym membership discount 
  • Retail discounts
  • Season ticket loan


How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to

Save to shortlist
  • Deadline
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
  • Salary
    £31,000 + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:2 and above
  • Location
    Pontyclun (South Wales)
Show locations on map
Preferred Disciplines...
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
Also Accepting...
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Marine
  • Mechatronics
  • Naval Architecture
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Systems
Hot Tip
Registered on Gradcracker?
We only ask for what we really need - it takes less than 20 seconds
Follow your favourite employers
Save jobs to your shortlist
Receive personalised alerts
Access our live webinars
Register now
On the move? Download The App
Gradcracker Logo
Gradcracker Limited, October House, Long Street, Easingwold, York, YO61 3HX
01347 823822 | | Company registration number: 6370348
© 2007 - 2024 Gradcracker Limited
Gradcracker and Cookies
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.
If you continue we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from Gradcracker.
Learn more