We have a requirement to appoint a Graduate Engineer to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team on water and waste water projects based on the Isles of Scilly. Qualified in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, the Graduate Engineer will report to a Project Manager and will be responsible for supporting all technical and commercial aspects of M&E installations on site. Initially, this position will be supporting others with the roles and responsibilities below, but as your experience and competence improve, you will begin to work with more independently.

Role & responsibilities

  • Carry out site investigations and produce written reports
  • Attend internal and external design review and progress meetings
  • Produce specifications and outline designs
  • Ensure that site installation works and quality match both design and appropriate industry standards
  • Record and Review as-built information
  • Production of Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Programme Updates
  • Procurement schedules

Graduate scheme

The Trant Graduate Scheme is offered to all Graduates joining the business. This a period of on-the-job training and development over 24 months, where you are assigned a mentor to carry out basic training associated with your discipline to enable you move from a Graduate Engineer, to a Junior Engineer to a fully competent Engineer.

You will join your engineering teams (being guided by your mentor) and will become competent in carrying out engineering tasks. At 12 months, you will have commenced working on your professional review Initial Professional Development (IPD) and will be actively engaged in the Professional Forum. At this time you should be ready to work independently as a Junior Engineer and by 24 months you should be classified as an Engineer and likely to be mentoring your own first year Graduate.


  • BEng (Hons) or MEng in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge and awareness of Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality
  • IT literate
  • Full driving licence

About Trant

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 750 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.


At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + 8 bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Support in becoming a Chartered Engineer
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bike to Work Scheme