Graduate Commissioning Engineer @One Peterborough 2024

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At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

To continue with our growth plans for 2024 and beyond we are searching for Commissioning Engineer Graduate to join our Professional Development Programme for our autumn 2024 intake, based in Peterborough for our @one Alliance.

The @one Alliance is a collaborative organisation of consultants and contractors working together to deliver more than half of Anglian Waters capital investment programme.

What will you be doing as our new Engineering Graduate?

As one of our new Engineering Graduates, you’ll be supported and guided from experienced engineers and learn to be an expert in your chosen discipline.

Working in collaboration with other disciplines to develop and detail appropriate solutions, you’ll adopt the principles of excellence in design based on the industry leading approaches practiced by the @one Alliance Delivery team.

You’ll be offered opportunities to gain the experience necessary to achieve chartered status in your chosen area such as site experience, commercial exposure and access to digital tools to improve the quality of engineering design.

Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to development of solutions and suitable designs of Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants and/or sewerage/water systems that achieve the goals of Anglian Water in terms of customer, environment, and efficiency
  • Responsibility for consistently high-quality work and contributing to the overall effectiveness of the team whilst complying with POSWSH/POSWASTE
  • Collaborate with the design team to develop 3D models and solutions
  • Support the team in the drive towards excellence in Health & Safety, demonstrating applied knowledge & skills to produce safe designs to discharge obligation according to CDM Regulations, standards, and accepted codes of practice
  • Proactively and reactively champion the need to deliver technical excellence ensuring the importance is understood and implemented across projects
  • Maintain close links with other Engineers, Technical Managers and Operations to ensure smooth interfaces between disciplines, manage gaps/overlaps and share best practice to optimise performance

A little bit about your skills, experience and behaviours….

To join our Design team in our quest to remain an industry- leading alliance by pushing boundaries of innovation, you’ll be educated to degree level in water/wastewater process science/engineering related subject and have a keen passion to pursue a career in your chosen field of Engineering.

Possessing strong communication, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills to complement your proficiency in IT packages, you’ll relish solving complex engineering challenges and be motivated to learn and develop new ways of thinking.

If you are a recent Graduate looking to put your educational learning into practice in an environment where you can flourish and add value to our operations, please apply today!

What MWH offer

Along with of structured learning and development throughout your graduate scheme and beyond, MWH also offer a variety of benefits, such as;

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Private medical Insurance
  • Gym memberships
  • Technology salary sacrifice scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Scheme - free mental health support, financial advice
  • And many more benefits including Sports and Social club membership

About You


  • A degree in Process or Chemical Engineering
  • Successful candidates will need to be flexible and willing to spend time in other offices and sites. This is to gain a full understanding of new projects and different clients, which will provide fresh experiences and support your development.
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal are essential, and you must be able to work well within a team and independently. You will be self – motivated, flexible and reliable with good problem-solving skills.
  • You will also have a strong client service focus and excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task. Excellent computer skills and a good understanding of Microsoft Office are essential.
  • Candidates will also need to have a full UK driving license or have the ability to make their own way to our sites and offices.

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference.

Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills.

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind which is a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace.

DEADLINE 18th December 2023