Graduate Electrical/Communications Engineer – Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

Manchester, United Kingdom Countrywide
17 Oct 2016
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services to industrial, commercial and government clients. With revenues approaching $11billion and approximately 80,000 employees across the globe, we are continuing to grow our business every year.

We are looking for talented people to join our Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) team in our Leeds office to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting our clients (90% of our business is repeat business). In return we have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop your career.

Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the Highways UK consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with clients that include the Highways England, Transport Scotland, Welsh Government, National Contractors and numerous Local Authorities. Our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace regionally and nationally. So would you like to be a member of our exciting team?

Position Summary

We are wishing to recruit confident engineering graduates to join our established ITS design team, located within several of Jacobs key offices in the UK. As part of the design team you would assist in the preparation of feasibility studies and reports; preliminary and detailed designs for ITS related projects throughout the UK and Ireland.

You will become a member of an expanding team, taking a technical supporting role in delivering ITS design services throughout all stages of project development. You may be a recent graduate, or already have a little experience, but the role will provide you every opportunity to complete your training towards membership of a professional institution.

Although principally based at one of our key ITS offices , there may be a need to undertake site visits, attend progress meetings or visit other offices.

Essential Criteria

You will hold, or be working towards, an accredited MEng in Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering (or equivalent) and expecting a 2:2 as a minimum

Excellent analytical and technical skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Able to produce well-presented and accurate drawings and reports.

Committed to work and capable of managing own tasks, costs and meeting deadlines.

Self-motivated and able to work as part of a team.

Good IT skills.

Desirable Criteria

Proficient with use of power cable calculation software

BS7671 17th Edition


Health and Safety training

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:

An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management

Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays

A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

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Jacobs is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safety and well-being of all.