Graduate Electrical 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.

We are an industry-recognised airports leader with over 60 year's aviation sector experience. We provide a full service capability, including airfield and landside infrastructure, airport facilities, environmental and asset stewardship. Our experience includes the full range of multidisciplinary engineering design services, which extends from the very front end of due-diligence studies, business planning and computer simulations of passenger, baggage and aircraft operations, right through planning and design to supervision of construction.

We currently have an opportunity for a Graduate Electrical Engineer within our aviation team based in Winnersh. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

As a Graduate Electrical Engineer you will work as part of a team run by our Senior and/or Principal Engineers to deliver projects. Responsibilities associated with this post will include:
  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies
  • Developing design solutions
  • Presentation to Clients
  • Compiling and checking reports


You will hold, or be working towards, an accredited BEng (Honours) or MEng in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) - 2(i) or above preferred. Relevant work experience would also be advantageous although not essential. We will also expect:
  • Strong computer software skills
  • Strong team working capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Focus on results and project delivery
  • Willingness to travel

  • Previous work experience in electrical systems
  • An interest in learning about airfield systems
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD

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.