UKPS Graduate Engineer Programme

Electrical, Mechanical, Civil.

About the Role

Looking for a great opportunity to kickstart your career in engineering? Last Mile has the perfect opportunity for recent graduates. We are seeking graduate engineers to join our expanding engineering department at our regional UKPS offices in Stonehouse, London, and Warrington.

As a graduate engineer at Last Mile, you will have access to a tailored two-year training programme with support from experienced mentors. This role offers exciting opportunities for personal growth, development, and career progression in the electrical, mechanical, or civil engineering fields.

Apply now and take the first step towards a bright future with Last Mile.

Role Responsibilities 

Electrical, Gas or Water Design department

To support electrical, gas or water design & planning engineers...

  • Interpret client requirements.
  • Design of connection schemes in accordance with engineering directives.
  • Produce effective plans and schematic drawings for all aspects of a project.
  • Produce detailed project designs using relevant design software applications.
  • Manage portfolio of design work, on time and within budget.
  • Attend customer design/delivery meetings.
  • Ensure design compliance with CDM.
  • Liaise with regional distribution network operators (DNO) on design and planning matters.
  • Be fully conversant with DNO specifications and standards.
  • Liaise with and support the Last Mile Construction department on technical and planning matters.

Change Control/Estimating department:

To support estimating engineers and Change Control team to undertake the following:

  • Deliver to our water, gas & electrical customers.
  • Interpret client requirements.
  • Produce detailed project costing using software applications and spreadsheets.
  • Understand contestable connections, specifications and guidelines.
  • Correct interpretation of electrical loadings.
  • Produce outline designs for use at estimating stage, using AutoCAD software.
  • Accurately cost the turnkey solution using the Last Mile process model.
  • Produce turnkey package solutions within a set timescale.
  • Provide and feedback relevant KPIs.
  • Carry out all work to UKPS and DNO specifications.
  • Acquire quotations/tenders from suppliers and manufacturers.
  • To be fully aware of the market that UKPS are operating within.

About you 


  • Degree in electrical, mechanical or civil engineering.

Key skills:

  • Ability to work effectively within a team, with good communication skills and a collaborative ethic.
  • Organisational awareness.
  • Analytical thinker.
  • Quick learner, with a thirst for continuous professional development.
  • Customer service orientated, with a desire to achieve the best results and contribute to the success of Last Mile.


We offer good benefits and remuneration packages, but most importantly, an enjoyable and rewarding place to work. We believe in rewarding our people well and there are plenty of career opportunities for the right person. 

In return of your hard work and dedication, we can offer you: 

  • 25 days' holiday, increasing after 2 years by 1 day each year up to 30 days, plus 9 public holidays
  • Holiday buy scheme 
  • Discretionary bonus
  • EV and ULEV salary sacrifice scheme (subject to minimum length of service)
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution  
  • Life assurance (x4 annual basic salary) 
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Wagestream
  • Employee assistance programme

And once you have successfully completed your probation, you will have access to:

  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company sick pay

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

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  • Deadline
    June 16th, 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    Warrington, London and Stonehouse (Gloucestershire)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Civil
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
Also Accepting...
  • Building Services
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Project Management
  • Structural
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