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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 Energy, Security & Technology business focuses on providing solutions relating to the energy transition, national security, space, technological innovation, and more. Our work is aligned with critical national priorities and is built on a strong foundation of long-term contracts and deep client relationships.

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, as a Graduate Robotics Engineer in our Technology, Consulting and Innovation (TC&I) business, 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 Technology, Consulting and Innovation (TC&I) business is responsible for the largest network of R&D (research & Development) engineering laboratories across Europe, delivering projects from consultancy through to test rigs and prototypes. Predominantly, operating from our sites in Birchwood Park, Warrington, we are lead the way with our robotics team developing innovative solutions to access some of the most challenging environments for our clients.

We work collaboratively with both colleagues and clients using the full breadth of our capability to provide the right answers to complex problems. Our teams work cross-sector; from hydrogen, fusion, advanced modular reactors and small modular reactors through to supporting decommissioning, remediation, existing nuclear and non-nuclear infrastructure and defence.

As a graduate robotics engineer you will get to work on some of the most interesting robotics applications projects available, reviewing exactly how robotics can assist us to review, research and operate in some of the most inhospitable environments on the planet. Whether mechanical, systems, electrical or electronic control in discipline we can offer you access to some of the most cutting-edge challenges for robotics in practical environments.

You will be based in Warrington.

Here’s what you’ll need

  • Be working towards a relevant Degree or Masters level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics 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 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.  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.

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