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Electrical Engineering - Industrial Placement - Infrastructure

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Cardiff, Whitehaven
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
13/12/2019

At Arup, we design and deliver ground-breaking icons through our work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services. Independent in ownership and spirit, we're a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts who use our skills to make a positive difference in the world.

Our Electrical Engineers apply their specialist skills to infrastructure projects across the globe. We offer our clients a broad spectrum of expertise and consulting services in, but not limited to the following industries:

  • Water - water and waste water treatment, pumping stations, reservoirs, water distribution
  • Energy - hydro, CHP, waste-to-energy, wind, gas
  • Power – HV/LV Transmission and Distribution
  • Industrial Clients – steam generation, chemical handling
  • Process - food and beverage processing
  • Rail – electrical infrastructure, power, telecommunications

As one of the world's leading building and infrastructure design consultancies, we offer clients the innovation and technical know-how to continually deliver their projects on schedule and on budget, but without compromise.

About the role

We are currently recruiting for Industrial Placement Engineers to join our well-established Electrical team during their mid-degree for a 11-12-month placement.

You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you'll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we'll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.

We ask that you are flexible on location as you may at times be required to work from other locations across the UK. This is dependent upon the needs of our clients and business.

About you

We encourage our Industrial Trainee Electrical Engineers to demonstrate drive and motivation, a willingness to learn about our sector, and a desire to effectively deliver an excellent service to our clients. As such, we are looking for the following qualifications, skills and attributes in you:

  • Strong A-levels (or equivalent) at Grade B or above
  • Studying an BEng or MEng in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Rail Engineering, Power Systems Engineering, Energy Engineering, Communications Engineering
  • On track to achieve a 2.1 or above, as proven through the modules that you have completed to date
  • Demonstrate strong motivation and passion for a career in Electrical Engineering
  • Interest in and application of digital skills, such as computer coding for design automation and problem-solving is an advantage.

What we offer

There are infinite possibilities with Arup. You'll receive an insight of the opportunities that a challenging, fulfilling career provides, and:

  • A competitive salary
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills
  • The support you need to develop your skills 

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