Graduate Opportunity

Electrical & Electronic Engineering - Graduate

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Who you are

You’ll be dedicated, enthusiastic and focused on fulfilling your potential as a leader of the future. With bags of initiative, you’ll go out of your way to discover new challenges and find out more about our organisation.

You’ll take responsibility for your own personal growth and development, seeking out opportunities to learn and build your own career path.

You approach your work with a steely determination and prioritise safety at all times.

You’re a good communicator and listener and enjoy working with and learning from others. You’re not afraid to speak up, ask questions and share your own innovative ideas.

You’re ambitious, driven and like to push yourself outside your comfort zone, with the ability to manage change, yet always remain calm under pressure.

You’ll be adept at solving complex technical problems and able to make decisions.

We will assess the above criteria as part of our recruitment process.

How long is the scheme?

Two years

Where you’ll be based

Opportunities are available across Britain, at locations including Stratford, York, Glasgow, London, Basingstoke, Swindon, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Bedford, Manchester, Leeds.

Network Rail - Who we are

It’s our role at Network Rail to provide the best possible service to everyone who relies on the railway - passengers, the train and freight operating companies and businesses nationwide.

What you’ll be doing

You can expect a diverse experience from day one of the scheme. Through four rotational placements you’ll discover why Network Rail is the single biggest consumer of electricity and one of the biggest telecoms providers in Britain. By exploring renewable energy technologies and smart substation solutions, you’ll help us to make our electricity supplies greener and more resilient. You’ll work with cutting-edge technology and industry experts to develop your knowledge of electrification, signalling and telecommunications. You’ll help us to improve safety and reduce journey times by coming up with innovative solutions to industry issues.

In addition, you’ll benefit from formal learning opportunities and management training. You’ll be mentored by experienced engineers who will support your personal and professional development.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2:2 in an Institution of Engineering Technology (IET) accredited degree.

What professional qualifications could you gain?

Significant evidence towards incorporated (IEng) or chartered (CEng) engineer status, accredited by the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC)

What opportunities are available at the end of the scheme?

Previous graduates have gone on to achieve internal promotion and become signalling designers or assistant design engineers. There are also plenty of opportunities for promotion to senior management positions across the organisation.

Why you should choose this scheme

The scheme is aligned to UK-SPEC objectives and accredited by the IET.. You’ll have access to world-class training and the opportunity to be involved in some of the biggest engineering projects in Britain.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: 18372

     

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Opportunity Overview

  • March 1st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • York, Glasgow, London, Basingstoke, Swindon, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Bedford, Manchester, Leeds
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical

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