Graduate Electrical Engineer

Applications closed: 14.07.2024 .

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About the Role

Unleash your potential, shape tomorrow with James Fisher.

JFD Global are the world leading underwater capability provider, servicing the commercial and defence markets with innovative diving, submarine, and hyperbaric rescue, technical solutions, and services. Operating worldwide, we are the world’s leading provider of rescue capability and an established provider of submarines. JFD is proud to be part of James Fisher and Sons plc, a globally recognised marine services provider renowned for their commitment to excellence across their 170 years of heritage.

Our One James Fisher Graduate program, is a meticulously designed 2-year journey aimed at nurturing personal growth, honing professional skills, and cultivating collaborative leadership qualities. From the onset, you'll find unwavering support from your dedicated mentor, our esteemed Early Careers Network, and the experienced Early Careers development team.

As you embark on your technical development journey at JFD Global, James Fisher and Sons will complement your progress by investing in your personal and professional skill sets. Through transformative development modules and engaging group business projects, we're committed to equipping you with the tools and experiences necessary for success in your career journey.

The Role

As a Graduate Electrical Engineer, you will provide engineering design solutions and life engineering support to JFD product range. Working alongside our Senior Engineers and Team lead, you will support and drive new product designs to meet client requirements and support existing client’s requests to upgrade or change equipment in the field.

As a Graduate Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting engineering design input to new products and providing support to the existing product range by answering queries and providing engineering solutions
  • Sourcing suitable components and materials when required and creating part numbers and bill of materials
  • Creation of engineering documentation such as specifications, proposals, assembly instructions, test procedures, certifications, and reports
  • Checking detailed manufacturing drawings and documentation
  • Ensuring engineering solutions are provided on time and on budget
  • Adherence to engineering and company standards and processes
  • Site visits to other JFD offices and client assets as and when required
  • Compliance with internal and external standards & regulations

What we are looking for

We are seeking individuals who are not only technically proficient but also possess exceptional interpersonal skills and a passion for collaboration and innovation. Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 2:2 or above in an Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering Degree
  • Experience in modelling, drafting in SolidWorks, and previous product design experience would be advantageous
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work as part of a team and excellent organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Any previous diving or subsea equipment design experience would be advantageous but not essential

Application Guidance

At James Fisher, we know a diverse and inclusive workforce drives our innovative and pioneering spirit and we aim to attract, develop, and retain a diverse workforce and inclusive culture.

James Fisher & Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

JFD is proud to be part of James Fisher and Sons plc, who has partnered with the Career Transition Partnership, the official provider of Armed Forces resettlement, for over 20 years.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date should we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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