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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 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

Our Jacobs’ Water Business comprises over 450 people throughout the UK and Ireland, supplemented by over 5,000 water colleagues around the world. Our clients include water companies, regulators, industry research bodies and the wider industry. Our aim is to bring fresh, sustainable drinking water to everyone.

The Water Industry is facing its greatest challenges since privatisation to deliver enhanced customer and environmental outcomes and wider socio-economic benefits.

As leaders in the sector, we work with clients & partners to help shape the future of asset management, investment planning & delivery. We provide end-to-end technical and asset planning support to help deliver best customer, societal and environmental benefit while managing risk & affordability.  We deliver projects across the entire water cycle balancing social, economic and environmental priorities.

As a Graduate Electrical Engineer based in Glasgow you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering projects for clients such as the Environment Agency, water companies and major infrastructure providers. Your workload will be varied, you may be helping a water company identify strategic upgrade requirements, designing the electrical requirements for a pumping station or using specialist software to model the electrical distribution for a wastewater treatment works and much more. The role will provide you with exposure to wide range of projects and we will support you to grow and develop into the areas that you find interesting. Whatever you decide to do our friendly teams will help you along the way.

Here’s what you’ll need

  • Be working towards a 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

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 our Jacobs Employee Networks
  • 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.  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.

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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.