Graduate Opportunity

Electrical Engineering Placement (Year in Industry)


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Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch. We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

We are nmcn

We are a people-focused business that works in partnership with our customers to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK.

An internship is a fantastic way to develop through your degree. It will give you the opportunity to take the skills that you have started to build, and apply them in a full working environment, where you can make a difference to the projects being delivered. Our interns are not just a number to us, you will add real value on real projects that you will then be able to apply to your further education upon completion of your time with us.

As part of our intake, we are looking to bring in an Electrical Engineering Placement Student to work within our Water business unit. Whilst being based out of our offices in Plymouth, you will also spend a portion of your time out on site.

What will you be doing?

During your development and training, you will also be responsible for ensuring that the production and coordination of outline and detailed design on electrical elements of multi-disciplined schemes, predominantly in the water industry. You will be working alongside breakthrough technology, which will enhance your development and progression within the industry.

Your typical daily tasks will include the following:

  • Providing outline and detailed engineering from inception to completion of schemes, utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel.
  • Attending internal and external design reviews and where applicable, progress meetings
  • Working alongside the Design Manager to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications
  • To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities.

What we are looking for in a candidate

We are looking for a high performing candidate who has a desire to excel in their chosen field. Someone who isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo and someone who is adept at solving problems and logical in their approach. We want someone who shares our values and someone who is looking to make a positive impact throughout their career. If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you.

What is on offer?

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Employee share scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers).


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Plymouth
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical

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