Graduate Mechanical Engineer – Aviation

Wokingham, United Kingdom Countrywide
25 Nov 2016
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

In 2016/17 we have a range of opportunities for Graduate Mechanical Engineers interested in working in the field of Aviation and Airports. At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we are looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Jacobs has developed an international reputation for quality, responsiveness and innovation. Our global cross industry experience allows us to add value by offering the full range of services covering master planning, airport infrastructure projects and full business consulting services.

We also have an enviable reputation in the UK consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with aviation clients that include Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester Airport Group, and many other regional and international airport clients. Our current portfolio of projects includes the role of Programme Designer for the £820m Resilience Programme at Heathrow Airport and the engineering design of the £850m Manchester Transformation Programme, our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace. So would you like to be a member of our UK Aviation Team?

We are looking to recruit a Graduate Mechanical Engineer to join our established Aviation team. You will become part of a large and expanding design team, delivering airport inspection, planning and design services on a wide variety of projects both in the UK and overseas. You will be working both as part of a team and reporting to the Head of Discipline.

Essential Criteria:
    You will hold, or be working towards, an accredited MEng in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent). You will have developed a clear communication style, have proven team working skills and demonstrate a strong customer focus. The ability to produce well-presented reports is also essential. You have a keen interest in the aviation sector.
Desirable Skills:

    Experience of aspects of mechanical design which could include some of the following materials handling, controls/automation, HVAC, piped/ducted services, human factors, energy generation/efficiency/use , thermal modelling/CFD Experience of AutoCad, Revit, BIM Experience of use of general industry standard software (e.g. MS Office etc) Industrial experience

Start your journey with Jacobs

As well as our accredited training programmes which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by an experienced mentor to complete the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP). Working through a range of internal and external training courses, key skills will aid your development in all technical management and interpersonal skills required for success in a project focused environment.

As well as development opportunities, we offer a range of benefits to complement a competitive salary:

  • An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the UK 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.

Join Jacobs. Imagine the possibilities.

JACOBS is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.