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Graduate Mechanical Engineer

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Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

"A company that's moving onwards and upwards"

We start the webinar with some fascinating facts about global engineering group, Jacobs. To watch the full Gradcracker/Jacobs webinar click here.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.

What you’ll be doing:

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. 

Our graduates have ambition, vision and enthusiasm to drive their career forward. They are comfortable with managing multiple stakeholders and working in teams. They have strong verbal and written communication skills and are as comfortable engaging directly with our customers as they are working individually. Get up and go attitude? You bet! They embrace opportunities to work in different locations on varied assignments.

Here's What You'll Need:

  • Ideally a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • You must be able to demonstrate a passion for your chosen subject that goes beyond the ordinary and have a genuine interest in nuclear energy and/or the defence sector.
  • You must be prepared to work anywhere in the UK at any point in the scheme, with a number of rotations
  • You must have experience of working in a technical and/or customer facing environment (for example summer job/ placement)
  • You must have the right to work in the UK before you apply for this position. Minimum security checks will need to be satisfied and for some roles

In your application, we will be looking for evidence of:

  • Enthusiasm, drive and a willingness to get involved
  • High standard of written and spoken English
  • A clear vision of your career ahead and that you are taking practical steps to achieve it
  • Simplifying complex concepts and presenting them in an engaging way
  • Leadership, organisation and/or project management skills whether in an academic or non-academic context
  • The ability to manage your time and stakeholders in order to multi-task effectively
  • Non-academic achievements will also be considered in our selection. Examples could be clubs you are a part of, volunteering, mentoring, sporting achievements or interesting hobbies and any other applicable work experience.

We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

The Essentials

Jacobs require innovation, whether that be technology enabled or not, it requires us to use our ‘Essential Skills’ as well as our technical skills and experiences to positively disrupt and innovate.

It will be our Curiosity, Innovative thinking and Adaptability that allows us to embrace change, it will be our Empathy and Listening capability that allow us to truly understand our client’s requirements.

As we learn to automate some of the activities it will be these ‘Essentials’ that will allow us to offer competitive advantage over our clients and prepare us for the future. We believe that ‘The Essentials’ are the foundation for all of us, to equip us with not just the human skills that allow us to embrace change and bring world class innovation to our clients but also that allow us to explore and shape diverse and creative career opportunities in Jacobs.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning that complements Chartership progression that will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.

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Job ID Number: CMS0003SX
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Masters and above
  • Barton-upon-Humber (Hull)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics

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