Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Electrical Engineer

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The role

Are you an enthusiastic Electrical Engineering Graduate looking to start your career in a global consultancy? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our expanding Heavy Mechanical & Electrical team.

You will predominantly provide support for the Electrical Engineering consulting activities in the Maritime sector particularly in Ports and Shipyards. The role will offer early responsibility and the opportunity to contribute to both large complex projects as well as small specialist ones. You will be working alongside skilled and experienced colleagues on projects where your involvement and contribution will be actively encouraged.

The type of projects you can expect to work on will principally be for maritime engineering projects including container terminals, bulk and cargo terminals, shipyards and naval bases, linkspans, passenger walkways, lock and dock gates, swing and lift bridges and similar moving structures.

Why our people love working at Royal HaskoningDHV

Ambitious. Exciting. Lively. Collaborative. Dynamic. That’s how our colleagues describe Royal HaskoningDHV. Want to contribute to enhancing society with your expertise? Be part of an open network where you’re connected with the brightest and smartest people and technologies? Our colleagues are keen to invite you to get a better insight in what drives them at Royal HaskoningDHV.

Our graduate programme

As a graduate engineer with Royal HaskoningDHV you will be enrolled on the company’s 12-18 month graduate development programme ‘LAUNCH’. Developed by our experts, LAUNCH ensures you receive the core technical and professional skills you need to support your early career with Royal HaskoningDHV.

You'll receive one-to-one mentor support provided by internal experts, tool box talks, knowledge sharing seminars and on the job training, ensuring you are continually broadening your knowledge base and expertise. In addition, you'll meet fellow graduates at our residential networking events, providing an excellent base to share experience and knowledge as you develop in your role.

The 'LAUNCH' programme will assist you to develop the skills you require to progress your professional Chartership as gaining this will play a key part in your contribution to the business and your continued professional development. Our accredited professional training schemes provide routes through to Chartership for IET, IMechE, ICE, CIWEM and other relevant institutions.

Skills and Qualifications

To apply you should have the following:

  • A BEng (Hons), BSc or MSc from an IET CEng accredited degree in Electric, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or similar;
  • Self-motivation, the ability to take responsibility and to work closely with colleagues and clients, which are essential requirements for this position;
  • Practical experience using AutoCAD (desirable);
  • Willingness to travel and work on-sites around the world and at our other offices for short durations.


As Royal HaskoningDHV operate projects with a BIM approach, you are expected to be aware of the UK BIM framework (previously known as BIM Level 2), your role within it and ideally have practical experience. If this is not the case, you will be expected to undertake the relevant training courses via our Digital Academy within your first 3 months of employment should you be successful.


In return we will offer you a competitive basic salary and a company benefits package including a contributory pension, annual profit share bonus scheme, Health and Dental care, Life Insurance, 25 days holiday and a flexible working policy.

Royal HaskoningDHV is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Liverpool, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Peterborough
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  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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