Graduate Engineer 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: Eastern

Are you ready to dive into the dynamic world of submarine cable installation projects? Look no further – our team is seeking a passionate and ambitious Mechanical, Electrical or Marine Engineer Graduate to be the driving force behind our cutting-edge ventures.

As a key player in our team, you’ll be actively involved in the engineering and project management magic that brings submarine cable dreams to life. Your role will include crafting technical work scopes, supporting studies, tenders, and making waves in live projects – all aligned with our forward-thinking company processes.

This isn’t just a job, it’s a journey. As a Graduate Engineer, you’ll experience a unique blend of on-the-job and off-the-job training, charting your career path to success. You’ll be the face of our project team, shining onshore and offshore, nationally and internationally. Brace yourself for a structured in-house training and development program that will boost your specialist knowledge and propel your personal career development to new heights.

Why us?

  • Innovation at its Core: Be part of ground breaking submarine cable installations.
  • Global Playground: Represent our project team nationally and internationally.
  • Career Boost: Our in-house training program is your launchpad to success.

Key deliverables

  • Conduct all activities in accordance with company QHSE requirements, including engagement and actively participating in safety initiatives.
  • Collaborate in the development of technical cable installation procedures, involving tasks such as engineering support to senior engineers, design calculations, scope of work writing, procedure development, deck layouts & storyboards, analysis & progress reports, subcontractor tender evaluations.
  • Assist in the provision of cost estimates for mobilisation and installation activities.
  • Engage in development engineering FEED studies to address engineering challenges.
  • Manage and deliver discrete engineering work scopes, taking on increasing responsibility as more experience is gained.
  • Assist the project team in monitoring and controlling budgets and schedules to ensure safe and timely project completion.
  • Liaise with other internal departments to ensure timely completion and delivery of required works, equipment, and associated documentation.
  • Develop and document knowledge of technical content related to submarine cable installation and repair including good engineering practices, recognised industry standards and legislative requirements.
  • Proactive engagement with continuous improvement initiatives, lessons learnt etc.
  • Undertake visits to vessels to broaden knowledge of submarine cable installation and repair.



  • Suitable Bachelors degree in relevant Engineering degree (Offshore Engineering, Marine Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Engineer)
  • Well versed in the application of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MathCAD and AutoCad or similar
  • Strong technical report writing skills
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills within the offshore industry
  • Demonstrable eye for detail and a logical approach
  • Commitment to safety by design


  • Marine experience
  • Knowledge of the marine/offshore environment
  • Driver’s license

This role is required to be based in the Chelmsford Office 3 times a week.

So that our organisation can comply with immigration rules, all potential candidates need to provide evidence of their Right To Work in the UK to apply.Otherwise your application can not be processed.

Ready to amplify your career? Apply now and let’s embark on this exciting journey together!

About the company

The Global Marine Group is a leading independent provider of submarine cable solutions offering a broad range of services including consultancy, installation and maintenance covering the lifespan of a submarine cable system and delivered to customers worldwide.

The Group consists of two business units; Global Marine providing fibre optic cable installation and maintenance solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets, and OceanIQ providing unparalleled subsea cable data, survey, route engineering, permitting and consultancy services for telecom and power cable projects.

With a global workforce of over 800 talented individuals, together the Group has installed over 315,000 kilometres of subsea telecoms cable, performed maintenance operations on 33% of the worlds fibre optic cables and has detailed data records on over 2.8million km of cable – 97% of all fibre, and 90% of all power cable including, over 6,000 historic cable faults.

The Global Marine Group team is full of passionate people, sharing a wealth of knowledge and constantly achieving excellence.

Employee benefits

  • Group Pension with access to Independent Financial Advisor
  • Life Cover – inclusive with Group Pension Plan
  • Private Medical Insurance and Medicash Plan
  • Dental Scheme – at a subsidised cost
  • Fitness Club Subsidy
  • X2 Professional Subscriptions
  • Cycle Scheme – As per the green initiative, approved by the Government scheme
  • Eye Sight Test contribution
  • Perkbox – employee discount scheme along with a Wellness Hub
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • 25 days Annual Leave
  • Option to purchase an additional 5 days annual leave per year
  • Long Service Awards
  • Reward & Recognition
  • Referral programme
  • 3 paid volunteer days
  • Free on-site parking – At all sites
  • Employee Assistance programme
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