Engineering


Data Analyst Graduate

Doncaster, South Yorkshire Unknown
Dutton Recruitment have an exciting opportunity due to growth to recruit a Graduate Forecasting Analyst for our client in Doncaster. You will assist the Senior Forecasting Analysts to ensure the Inve

Graduate Civil Engineer - Central London

Central London Unknown
Graduate Civil Engineer – Central London RGB Network are currently representing a boutique Civil & Structural Engineering consultancy in their search to employ a Graduate Civil Engineer to j

Graduate Engineers - Management Development Programme

B6, Perry Barr, City and Borough of Birmingham Unknown
Graduate Engineers – Management Development Programme This is a permanent role, offering a starting salary up to £30,000 (review after 6 months) + £2,000 guaranteed ‘joining bo

Graduate Civil Design Engineer

Forest Row, East Sussex Unknown
An award winning, multi-disciplinary engineering practice based in Forest Row, East Sussex, are looking for a Graduate Civil Design Engineer to join their team. The team provide excellent quality, cut

Graduate/Trainee Engineer

Kent Unknown
Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are seeking applications for the position of an Graduate/Trainee Engineer to work in Kent, South East UK. You will be working for our client a leading Steel Fabricating

Graduate Water Quality Technician

RG21, Basingstoke, Hampshire Unknown
Are you a recent science or environmental science graduate who wants to begin a career within the water treatment industry? If you are interested in working for an innovative Company and are looking f

Water & Air Hygiene Graduate Programme

GU15, Camberley, Surrey Unknown
Our client is seeking enthusiastic Graduates to join their new and exciting Water & Air Hygiene Graduate Programme. The purpose of the programme is to develop and train university leavers in all a

Graduate Mobile Civil Engineer (Construction/Site)

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk Unknown
Graduate Mobile Civil Engineer (Construction/ Groundworks Equipment) £25,000 – £27,000 + Training + Monthly Bonus + Company Car + Market Leading Company Benefits Package Bury St Edmu

Graduate Process Engineer

Warrington, Cheshire Unknown
Graduate Process Engineer Employment type: Permanent, full-time Location: Warrington Salary: £30,000-£40,000 p.a. dependent on experience + company car + company benefits My client is curr

Graduate Consultant - Engineering, Mathematics, Analytical

Tonbridge, Kent Unknown
BRAND NEW GRADUATE ROLE. PERMANENT. TO START 2020. TONBRIDGE Our client has asked us to find a Graduate Consultant to join its team for 2020. As a UK market leader in its field we are ideally looking

Graduate Civil Structural Engineer

TS18, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham Unknown
My client is highly regarded for niche market experience and knowledge providing detailed Civil Design and Structural expertise on prestigious projects such as Arsenals Emirates Stadium, Dublin Intern

Graduate Structural Engineer (Offshore)

New Malden, Surrey Unknown
Excellent role on offer for an ambitious graduate looking for a role within a rapidly expanding company where you will be offered extensive training and progression to become a technical expert. Do yo

Graduate Civil Engineer, Truro, Cornwall

Truro, Cornwall Unknown
Our client, a very well-known and successful company in the engineering sector based in Truro are seeking to appoint a Graduate to assist in multi-disciplinary design service. The ideal candidate wil

Electrical Graduate Engineer

Swansea Unknown
Electrical Graduate Engineer Swansea 15887/522 22,000 – £23,000 + excellent benefits We have been tasked with recruiting an Electrical Graduate Engineer for one of our top clients who are

Graduate Process Development Engineer

Knowsley, Merseyside Unknown
Due to ongoing growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Process Development Engineer to join a leading manufacturer of products for the Automotive industry, at their plant based in Li

Engineering Graduate Jobs & Engineering Graduate Schemes.

The latest Engineering Graduate Jobs can be found on this page. In this section we take an indepth look into Engineering Graduate Schemes & Engineering Graduate Jobs. We’ll discuss engineering graduate jobs in London and UK wide. The salaries, training and rewards for engineering graduate programmes.

Engineering Graduate Jobs

What is Engineering?

Engineering is the side of science and technology looking into the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures.




Job Titles for Engineering Graduate Jobs.

Here are a few engineering graduate job titles. Engineering can be split into so many sections, that we have only listed some of the major ones. You might like to further research some of these. There are links to useful sites at the bottom of this article.

    Aeronautical Engineer.
    Automotive Engineer.
    Biomedical Engineer.
    Chemical/Process Engineer.
    Chemists and Materials Scientist.
    Civil Engineer.
    Communications Engineer.
    Computer Hardware Engineer.
    Control and instrumentation Engineer.
    Electrical Engineer.
    Electronics Engineer.
    Environmental Engineer.
    Health and Safety Engineer.
    Industrial Engineer.
    Maintenance Engineer.
    Manufacturing Engineer.
    Manufacturing systems Engineer.
    Materials Engineer.
    Mechanical Engineer.
    Mining Engineer.
    Nuclear Engineer.
    Production Manager.
    Sound Engineer.
    Quality Manager.
    Technical Sales Engineer.
    Telecommunications Engineer.

Duties in Engineering Graduate Jobs.

The duties in Engineering Graduate Jobs will differ on comapny, job title and specialism. Here are some typical duties across many functions.

    Planning. Calculating dimensions, timescales and planning projects.
    Designing. Using computer packages such as CAD for developing detailed designs.
    Research. Technical and feasibility studies including site investigations.
    Assessments. Considering the project sustainability and environmental impact.
    Budget Management. Managing projects to fall within budgets.
    Scheduling. Equipment, materials and contractors.
    Liaising. Communicating with clients and professionals.

Large Employers with Engineering Graduate Jobs.

Each year the Guardian releases the The Guardian UK 300. It's worth looking out for this. There is a section for top engineering, design and manufacturing employers. Here are the top 10 for 2014/15.

1. Rolls-Royce.
2. Jaguar Land Rover.
3. Airbus.
4. BAE Systems.
5. Siemens.
6. BMW Group.
7. Dyson.
8. Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains.
9. DSTL.
10. Network Rail.

Where are the Engineering Graduate Jobs located?

Engineering Graduate Jobs are more spaced around the UK than other graduate sectors. Yes London has a lot of Head Offices, but actual engineering plants and factories are based in areas of cheaper land. They are quite often in more rural areas.

Requirements for Engineering Graduate Jobs.

Engineering Graduate Jobs & Engineering Graduate Schemes usually require an engineering degree. The degree specialism such as Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical will define suitability.

In terms of the grades required. Often a 2:1 is required for the top, popular competitive schemes. However 2:2 degrees are often still accepted. Graduate Engineers are sometimes not so easy to find. Therefore especially in more rural areas, employers will consider all grades for the right person.

In addition for places on Engineering Graduate Schemes, candidates will need to demonstrate:

    Organisational skills.
    Creativity skills.
    Problem Solving skills.
    Team working and communication skills.
    Management skills.

What are the salaries of Engineering Graduate Jobs?

There is quite a large fluctuation dependent upon specialism. An Entry level engineer working for a rural company might start at £18,000. A Graduate Engineer starting within the Oil & Gas industry might start on £35,000.
Within the most popular UK Engineering Graduate Schemes the salary usually sits between £22,000 and £29,000.
The AGR Graduate Recruitment Survey Summer Review reported that the median graduate starting salary with AGR-affilated engineering and industrial companies was £25,250.
The High Fliers report states that the Oil & Energy starting salaries are £32,500 for 2015. Please note though that this has a large London & Oil & Gas Industry bias.
The report also looks at Median Graduate Salaries by sector. Engineering & industrial Graduate starting salaries were £24,000-£31,000 for 2015.

What are the Rewards & Benefits of Engineering Graduate Jobs?

Engineering jobs can lead to exciting careers. It can be a satisfying job, seeing a project delivered from concept. There is also commonly scope for UK and International travel.

Benefits fall inline with typical jobs. Here are some of the stronger benefits:
Joining bonus/Welcome bonus. Some engineering graduate employers provide a welcome bonus. BAE Systems, Network Rail, Rolls-Royce and National Grid all give a £2,000 joining bonus.
Performance-related bonuses. These can be in the bonuses up to 20% of salary or shares.
Travel cards. Large employers, particularly in London might offer free or discounted travel cards.
Travel & Health Insurance.
Employee Discounts.Most Medium/Large Employers offer discounts on gyms and shopping.

What Qualifications do Engineering Graduate Schemes work towards?

This is dependent upon the Engineering sector the graduate is pursuing. Here is a selection of the most popular, with links to further information.

IMechE - Institution of Mechanical Engineers
IET - Institution of Engineering & Technology
The Engineering Council
IPEM - Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
CIBSE - The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
ICHEME - Institution of Chemical Engineers