Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Electrical Engineer

Manchester & Glasgow

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Jacobs employ some of 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.

Energy, Chemicals & Resources (ECR) UK.
Global Expertise to develop, build and maintain complex facilities across the chemicals, upstream/midstream oil & gas, refining, mining & minerals and renewable energy sectors.

We currently have an opportunity for a Graduate Electrical Engineer within our Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (EC&I) Group based in Manchester or Glasgow. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Jacobs & CH2M - Hello, future

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

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Work activities will include both project and proposal work
  • Work activities for both projects and proposals will be executed across all phases of projects including Conceptual Studies; Basic; FEED; and Detailed Design
  • Projects and proposals are for process plant and facilities across the Chemical; Oil and Gas; Power and Pharmaceutical (Bio) sectors
  • Project work will include support to Electrical Engineers for the development of Electrical Engineering deliverables as required on a project by project basis.
  • Has or is in the process of achieving Chartered Engineer (CEng) status as a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
  • Demonstrate drive and a passion to succeed
  • Be able to demonstrate communication with others
  • Understand the benefits and be able to demonstrate a teamwork ethic with others
  • To be able to work to Company standards and yet be innovative when appropriate.



  • Degree-qualified (Second Class Upper 2:1 minimum acceptable grade) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering including completion of modules covering power system analysis and electrical equipment technology.


  • MEng in a power engineering, renewable energy or a similar related field.

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.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: ECR0001K9
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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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