Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Mechanical Engineer


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Jacobs employ the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

At Jacobs, within the Nuclear and Defence division, we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we offer capable and committed individuals the opportunity to shape their careers how they wish.

We have fifty years of experience across the complete nuclear asset lifecycle, from managing existing facilities or closing a legacy asset, to helping build next-generation nuclear systems. Our team also offers an extensive range of capabilities to defence agencies, supporting operational mission planning and execution, acquisition and logistics management, information technology and business operations.

Jacobs & CH2M - Hello, future

Jacobs and CH2M are one company! This changes everything about our industry.

Responsibilities include:

  • Produce Mechanical project design deliverables such as Equipment sizing calculations; Basis of Design; Line Lists; Material Requisitions; Technical Bid Analysis; Technical Reports under supervision of more senior personnel.
  • Plan and prioritise own work to ensure that functional project requirements with respect to scope, time, safety and cost are met.
  • Ensure that work complies with all necessary corporate, departmental and legislative requirements and procedures, to guarantee that the necessary consistency and quality of delivery is maintained taking into account any special contractual requirement. Seeks advice from more experienced or specialist resources as required.
  • Work and effectively communicate within a team environment and with peers from other disciplines along with project management, both within Jacobs and that of Clients.
  • Take personal responsibility for safety and a healthy environment on the projects, and demonstrating this by example.
  • Develop own engineering experience and skills, moving towards the capability to move to a more senior role and professional qualification with a recognised Institute



  • 2.1 Degree-qualified in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline including Mechanical Building Services


  • MEng in Mechanical Engineering 

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:

  • An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management
  • Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

Join Jacobs. We want you to grow…


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Job ID Number: ATE0001GO
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Opportunity Overview

  • Now closed
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Glasgow
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Mechanical

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