Graduate Project Engineer 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: Scotland

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for the next generation of innovators. Do you strive to make an impact that can change the world? Do you believe there’s always a better way? Then there’s no better place to start your career than Viasat! Welcome to the company where ideas become products and passion turns products into success! Join us on a 2-year growth journey that will lead to a permanent position at Viasat.

You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is daring in pursuit of new ideas and steadfast in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider.

As a member of the Energy Systems Telecommunications Team you will play a key role in bringing Viasat’s engineering expertise to the petrochemical, renewable energy, carbon capture, hydrogen, LNG, and maritime infrastructures across the planet.

The day-to-day

You will start your career with a 2-year journey exploring the different Engineering fields and product streams, working hands-on on current and new projects, and developing your knowledge and skills through the mentorship of our team members who accompany you throughout the programme. Additionally, you will:

  • Work as Project Engineer on key delivery projects for our Energy Services clients across the globe through the entire project lifecycle.
  • Liaise with suppliers and third parties and assist the project management group to ensure the smooth and successful delivery of each project on time and budget, ensuring that all agreed customer requirements are met.
  • Travel to attend customer meetings, project review meetings, FATs, vendor system testing, provide site installation supervision, site commissioning and witnessing SATs both on and offshore as required.
  • Have quarterly conversations to review your progress, goals and learning needs.
  • Join Viasat mentorship program, which will give you access to growth sessions with senior leaders and executives. You will eventually become a mentor to future generations of Graduates.
  • Join Viasat’s own Sky is the Limit inspirational sessions, developed to sparkle curiosity and innovation.
  • Build your own network through access to leaders and teams across the organization

What you’ll need

  • Studying towards a degree 2.1(Hons) or higher in a relevant Engineering (Electrical, Electronics, or Telecommunications) discipline and graduating no later than August 2024.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Available full-time from Summer 2024, based at our office in Aberdeen (Hybrid).

What will help you on the job

You naturally challenge the status quo and are always keen to explore what is new out there, with curiosity and agility. You also enjoy learning new things, individually and as part of a team, and have an interest in inclusivity and giving back to the community.

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