Graduate Engineer – Technology Consultancy and Operations

  • Jacobs
  • Manchester, UK
  • Jul 01, 2019
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Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional, technical and construction services. Ranked as one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies in Engineering & Construction, we offer career opportunities across the world and across the spectrum – from planning & design to construction & operation.
We are looking for a graduate to work with our Technology Consultancy and Operations teams in our Manchester City Centre office. At Jacobs, we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders. 
ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems)
Jacobs is a leading service provider in the ITS market supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through to maintenance, across the UK and internationally. Recent ITS projects have included Queensferry Crossing in Scotland and Highways England’s Smart Motorway Programme.
ITS solutions can provide enhanced performance and improved network safety through the application of simple technology such as traffic signals and matrix signs, through to the most sophisticated traffic surveillance and control systems available for smart motorway installations. Jacobs provides support for a wide range of clients including government departments, local authorities and major contractors.
Technology Consultancy and Operations
You will be involved in the design and delivery of a wide range of technology related projects and activities for various high-profile clients across the UK. Our work includes network analysis, using data to truly understand network issues and their cause; development of operational concepts to resolve issues; developing technology solutions for issues; understanding the implications of CAV and preparing clients and the network and; writing technical reports for clients. 
Training and Experience    
You will be working towards an accredited Honours or Master’s degree, preferably with some transport elements, ideally 2(i) or above. 
You will be confident to analyse data, produce clearly presented reports and have a clear communication style. Experience of GIS systems is also desirable.
Our Criteria:
  • You will hold an accredited MEng in Civil Engineering or an Engineering related degree with with some understanding of ITS
  • Relevant work experience would also be advantageous although not essential 
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong computer software skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication
As well as our accredited training programme which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by a trained mentor to complete our two-year graduate development programme.
Supported through a range of internal and external training courses your programme will consist of key skills and discipline specific competencies including project management, financial management, contractual awareness, health & safety and environmental awareness.
You and your new graduate colleagues from across the globe will also be invited to attend Jacobs' Graduate Weekend. In addition to professional training on team working, you will be introduced to the organisation by our senior management team and of course given the chance to get to know your new colleagues.
  • Competitive salary;
  • Salary increase for every key skill in the graduate development programme completed on time;
  • Extensive paid holidays of 32 days, inclusive of national and public holidays;
  • Flexible working environment;
  • Private medical insurance; income protection and; life assurance;
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • A broad flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays;
  • Opportunity to join a global organisation committed to continuous growth.
Our clients want the real thing, and so do we.  Join Jacobs, one of the Most Admired Companies in the industry.  What sets us apart is our absolute belief in the power of you. 
Please ensure your CV includes all your education details and any work experience to date. Looking forward to receiving your application!
Equal Opportunities    
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate