Jacobs Graduate Electrical Engineer - Energy in Bristol, United Kingdom

Graduate Electrical Engineer - Energy


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.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

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Jacobs are a preferred partner for power and utility companies worldwide, as well as for private companies and public institutions serving their priorities for cost-effective, efficient, high-quality solutions as we support them in a vast range of energy projects. From power generation, energy integration, and heat recovery through to transmission and distribution, we build pilot facilities, Greenfield plants, and associated infrastructure, as well as assist our clients to expand capacity or extend the life of existing assets and plants.

Transmission & Distribution

Our gas and electricity clients are facing multi-faceted market conditions impacting their energy operations and networks. We partner with clients to help address growing demand for additional transmission path and distribution capacity, challenging regulatory requirements, and replacing damaged or aging infrastructure. We often provide this support through extensive capital works programs over several years; using collaborative work methods we deliver complete utility and infrastructure master planning and program management.

Our clients need all scales of refurbishment and new build projects. These gas and electrical projects range from above ground installations, transmission pipelines, gas storage, and offtake facilities through to high voltage overhead lines, high voltage cabling, transmission substations, switch rooms, and associated infrastructure. We plan, design, manage, construct and commission systems to meet our client’s needs.


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

Primary Job Responsibilities:

As Graduate Engineer you will be supporting the team with an increasing workload with Jacobs’s key clients. Responsibilities associated with this post will include;

  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies and site investigations

  • Developing detailed designs

  • Supporting tendering procedures and putting together proposals

  • Compiling and checking reports.



You will hold, or be working towards, an accredited MEng in Electrical Engineering – 2(i) or above preferred. Relevant work experience would also be advantageous although not essential. We will also expect

  • Strong Mathematical Skills

  • Strong Computer software skills

  • Strong team working capabilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Focus on results and project delivery


  • Previous work experience in an engineering organisation

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.

Join Jacobs. We want you to grow…

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline PersonnelSecurity Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo variouschecks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History andCriminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria,then your employment may be delayed or rejected.


JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Bristol

Other Locations United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Birmingham, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Exeter, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Cardiff

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