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Jacobs Graduate Electrical Engineer - Energy & Power (UK Wide/Multiple Locations) in London, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

Are you ready to start your career in an inclusive, flexible, and dynamic work environment? * * * *

What are you waiting for? Apply today! * * * *

* * Your impact * * * * * *

Join the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) and have a meaningful, positive impact on our environments, communities, and societies worldwide.  As a Jacobs Graduate you will be part of a larger network of talent who are Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow.  

What we do at Jacobs * * * *

Our People & Places Solutions (P&PS) business focuses on providing solutions to future challenges such as climate change, the need for renewable energy, low carbon economies, transportation, and material resource and waste management. While we shape some of the very largest and most challenging landmark projects in the UK, we also deliver local projects that protect communities.  

What will you get? * * * *

 Our Graduate Development Programme is a structured two-year scheme where we provide the framework, mentoring and experiences to help you maximise your skills and ambitions. On joining our scheme in September 2024, you’ll rapidly gain knowledge of how our company works and the impact that you can have to help us move towards a more connected and sustainable world.   

About the opportunities

At Jacobs, our P&PS, Energy and Power team is focused in providing a whole system approach, offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions.  We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions to address the challenges of replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable generation. 

 A career at Jacobs means working on some of the world’s most exciting projects, solving complex challenges and undertake meaningful work that benefits our communities and the world. 

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. 

Our Energy and Power team provides a range of services to our transmission and distribution clients. This includes work on transmission system assets, HVDC interconnectors, energy storage systems, and wind farms.

We are recruiting for a Graduate Electrical Engineers to join our Electrical Transmission & Distribution team.

You could gain experience in the following fields:

  • Conceptual Design

  • Power Network Design, Power System Analysis & Studies

  • Load & Demand Forecasting, System Stability Analysis

  • Substation Site Selection

  • Substation Design

  • Ground Resistivity Measurement & Earthing System Design using CDE3D Substation & Switchyard Layout Visualization

  • Lightning Protection System Design

  • Overhead & Underground Cable System Design

  • Interconnector Studies & Design

  • Transformer & Switchgear Selection & Installation

  • Options Selection & Evaluation

  • Value Engineering

  • HV Cable studies using CYMCAP

We have opportunities based in London, Birmingham, Bristol or Glasgow.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Be working towards aDegree or Masters level qualification in Electrical Engineering.

  • A flexible self-starter who is keen to drive your career forward. 

  • Adaptable to change, with a thirst for learning new things. 

  • You must have the permanent right to work in the UK.

Selection Process * * * *

  • Step 1: Apply Online  

  • Step 2: Solo Video Assessment  

  • Step 3: Interview  

What else we provide * * * *

  • A flexible workstyle, embracing a hybrid working pattern and supporting those who need to balance work/life commitments a bit differently than others.  

  • Free single medical cover and digital GP service.  

  • Reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.  

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment, embracing the variety of disciplines, cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles of our employees through ourJacobs Employee Networks (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .

  • A focus on safety, health, and wellbeing, prioritising our people through a culture of caring and positive mental health champion network.  

  • Opportunities to give back to our communities through our Collectively program, incorporating matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.  

We want you to bring your whole, authentic self to Jacobs. 

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role. 

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .  

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

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