Graduate Electrical Engineer 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: South East

We are recruiting for multiple Electrical Engineering Graduates to join us here at Octavius.

We are a leading engineering organisation delivering safe, sustainable, and efficient transport solutions across the UK.

What your role and responsibility is

Core Responsibilities – Site Based

Based on site, this role will be to work with the project team to achieve the safe and efficient delivery of works. The duties may involve cost control, record keeping, programming, costing of additional works, management of suppliers, planning of works, meetings and workshops and drafting of method statements. Eventually supervision of work elements may be possible.

Generally this role will be shadowing and assisting the Site Manager to learn and understand the delivery stage of a project, understand the contract and witness how works are physically completed.

Core Responsibilities – Office Based

Supporting the pre-delivery team in securing work and taking projects to a position where they can be delivered on site. Being part of the team to manage design, develop methodologies, programmes, cost estimates and resource profiles to ensure a safe, successful and efficient delivery of the works when they go to site.

Work closely with our designers and other suppliers as well as internal delivery teams to develop the best, most in vocative ways of delivering a positive outcome for the projects. Assist in the planning of site surveys. Support internal Temporary Works design teams as required.

The work will involve preparing sketches, helping plan surveys, site visits, meetings and workshops, document management, design management, assistance with cost estimating, assistance in development of programmes and methodologies, presentation of work to piers and Customers and general assistance to the team.

You’ll work with

Because relationships are important.

A team of highly motivated, dedicated professionals delivering projects across a variety of rail and transportation frameworks with clients such as Network Rail, and Transport For London

You’ll receive

Because we value you.

We offer a competitive rewards package, including a Company Car scheme, Private Healthcare, Pension, Life Assurance cover, 25 days Annual Leave (and a day off for your birthday).

You’ll also have access to Hybrid working where possible, an enhanced Paternity & Maternity package and the opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally.

About you

What you are skilled at

  • Excellent team building and communication skills.
  • Strong resilience and flexibility.
  • Driving license essential if site based.
  • Motivated and self driven.
  • Ability to solve problems and demonstrate Independent thought and judgement.
  • Ability to manage own time and workload.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Inquisitiveness.
  • Openness to new opportunities that, at first glance, may not appear to be engineering related but which are an essential part of the engineering process.

Your wealth of experience & qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering or related degree or similar further education programme

Key competencies

  • High levels of personal energy and comfortable operating in a complex, fast paced environment.
  • Innovate and passionate to improve.
  • Tenacity and commitment to resolve challenging issues.
  • The ability to build and maintain strong relationships across a broad team.
  • The ability to apply appropriate behaviours and communication styles for a range of audiences, e.g. Customer and Octavius Infrastructure Directors, or civils operatives.

Can you work with us?

Inclusion and diversity are important to us, we are an equal opportunities employer and value difference. We want and will continue to build an inclusive environment where our people thrive.

We firmly believe constantly striving to build a truly diverse workforce is what makes us a strong business and will enable us to continue to solve important problems and deliver unrivalled value to both our customers and clients. If you need any specialist support throughout your application, we will work with you where we can to support your journey with us.

We welcome applications from all candidates but not all roles will qualify for sponsorship. This role is not eligible for sponsorship.

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