Graduate Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere



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.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

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 800 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.

We have an immediate requirement to appoint a Graduate Project Engineer to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team on projects primarily in the UK water and wastewater industries, based at our site office in Testwood. You will be reporting to a Project Manager and responsible for supporting all technical and commercial aspects of Electrical and Mechanical installations on site. Candidates ideally will be qualified in Mechanical / Civil / Electrical Engineering but should have a good appreciation of all professions.

Role & Responsibilities

· Attend internal and external design review and progress meetings

· Produce and review electrical & mechanical design documentation

· Produce specifications and outline designs

· Procurement of Electrical & Mechanical Equipment and support for subcontract procurement

· 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 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.

After completion of the 6 week induction, 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 Civil Engineering

Knowledge and awareness of Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality

IT literate

Full driving licence


Competitive salary

24 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing with service)

Encouragement to gain professional qualifications

Employee Assistance Programme

Flexible Working Policy (based on a core-hours system)

Free onsite parking

Government Workplace Pension Scheme

Company Benefits

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. Benefits include:

· A competitive salary

· 24 days holiday + bank holidays

· Free onsite parking

· Pension

· Support and encouragement to obtain professional qualifications

· Employee Assistance Programme

· Bike to Work Scheme

Equal Opportunities

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, gender, disability or age

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

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