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Mechanical Engineering Placement

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About the role

During your placement, you will:

  • Undertake data analysis to diagnose and resolve real world engineering problems using advanced analytical tools.
  • Work within a team, finding solutions to technical problems involving improving the efficiency, integrity and safety of the power station, in addition to plant modifications.
  • Lead on both short and long term projects involving the Gas/Steam turbine and Heat Recovery Steam Generator.
  • Work with other teams in a multidisciplinary engineering organisation.
  • Gain important on-site practical experience.
  • You will attend courses, workshops and on the job training for your personal development.
  • You will also have the opportunity to spend time with other disciplines, such as shift work with our operations section, taking on the day-to-day challenges that come with operating a power station.

We are the new RWE

Every time has its energy. Times are changing. Society is changing. Companies are changing. And we are changing, too. We are now one of the worlds largest power producers in wind and solar energy. We supply electricity which is clean, reliable and affordable.

About you

Ideally, the degree you are studying will be Mechanical Engineering. However, if your degree is in a similar Engineering or STEM discipline, and you have an interest in the energy industry, we’d love to hear from you!

What we offer you

As well as a competitive salary you’ll have the opportunity to shape the future of our business.
You will be given support to help develop your skills and achieve your long term ambitions, including helping you to capture evidence of your work so that you can talk confidently about your personal achievements whilst working for RWE.

About us

RWE Generation UK’s Pembroke Power Station is one of the largest and most efficient combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations in Europe, with an output of 2,200MW – enough to power 3.5 million homes.

The station is also located adjacent to a Marine Special Area of Conservation. We embrace our responsibility towards the environment and are committed to continually improving our environmental performance.

RWE has reliably supplied people and companies with electricity for more than 120 years. The way we generate power is changing fundamentally and RWE is driving this change.

RWE is committed to be carbon-neutral by 2040, and to generating electricity in a clean, safe and affordable way.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.

Application information

Please upload a covering letter alongside your CV. We will be holding an Assessment Centre on the 12th/13th February for this role and recommend you keep this date free in your diary to ensure you are able to attend if invited.


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Opportunity Overview

  • December 20th, 2019
  • £18,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • RWE Pembroke Power Station
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Mechanical

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