Graduate Engineer Electrical Design 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: Yorkshire and The Humber

Around the world, SYSTRA’s specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied on by more than 50 million people every day.

For more than 60 years, the Group has been committed to helping cities and regions contribute to their development by creating, improving, and modernising their transport infrastructure with sustainability, accessibility, and innovation at the heart of our designs. With over 10,300 colleagues globally and around 1000 in the UK & Ireland we are growing significantly and seeking out the very best talent to join the SYSTRA signature team and be part of leading the way in infrastructure design.

The role

We currently have an opportunity for a Graduate Engineer to join our engineering team in either our York, Manchester, Birmingham or Reading offices from September 2024. This position within our MEP engineering team will suit a committed and ambitious Electrical Engineer who can demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to play their part in a dynamic high-performance team.

The team you will be joining is spilt between Electrification and Plant (E&P) / Distribution and Plant (D&P) and Building Services. E&P/ D&P is usually related to our railway work and covers the design of points heating, signal power supplies, lighting (junction, walkway), level crossings and general low voltage (

Building Services can also be railway related but also non rail and covers all electrical (and mechanical) services to a large building including; lighting, power, cable/pipe containment, fire detection/alarm, intruder alarm (as well as mechanical services such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, water supplies/distribution, above ground drainage).

About you

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • An interest in design and working in a design environment
  • A self-motivated team player
  • Able to build and maintain good relationships with engineers from other internal discipline teams to promote good inter-discipline working relationships and a “One Team” ethos.
  • Experience in the use of Amtech, MicroStation and Relux Design Software. (Training will be provided)
  • Electrical Engineering degree

Main duties

  • Produce 2D and 3D CAD drawings including layouts, schematics and details under the supervision of the Senior Modeller
  • Produce electrical calculations
  • Input to and produce electrical specifications
  • Work as part of a project delivering electrical outline and detailed designs for a range of railway and non-railway projects

Please note if you are successful, you will be sent an email to complete a short video interview from Shortlister.


Our three core values: Excellence, Connected Teams and Bold Leadership are kept at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the highest levels of technical excellence, achieving the best results through teamwork, both locally and internationally, and reward innovative thinking through encouraging all colleagues to think as leaders. We offer clear and well supported pathways for career development and qualification attainment, a competitive remuneration package including a bonus and private healthcare, an electric car scheme and a broad suite of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Because we value who you are as much as what you do, we want you to feel supported at work. We offer hybrid working, balancing the benefits of working from home with time in our modern, well-equipped offices for that crucial in-person contact, team development and collaborative working. We also recognise that life doesn’t always run to the same schedule for everyone, so we have a dedicated flexible working policy to support you in tailoring your work life to reach your full potential, for more details on this, please get in touch.

Diversity & Inclusion

We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company and offer perspectives which will drive better solutions in a truly inclusive environment. Our employee led working groups and clearly defined strategy help us to keep at the leading edge of important issues and keep us accountable. We want our colleagues to feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and continually seek new ideas and contributions to ensure we continue to grow and develop in this space.


It’s no surprise that people do their best work when they feel physically and mentally supported. Our SYSTRA Wellness Programme offers a wide range of support; from Wellness champions to free health checks, healthy eating workshops and regular seminars, alongside access to a wide range of external support. We offer two paid days for charity work and an ever-growing social calendar.

Apply and find out more about how SYSTRA can support you in your career journey.

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