Engineering Graduate Development Programme

  • Job Reference: 6769
  • Date Posted: 10 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Scottish Water
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £25,500
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Delivering a resilient, affordable and reliable water service for our customers and for Scotland!

As a Graduate in Scottish Water you’ll be contributing to the success and continued growth of one of Scotland’s most critical businesses.  We believe that everyone has talent and offer tailored learning and development and the opportunity to take ownership of your career, enabling you to reach your full potential. You’ll have the ability to: add value, inspire trust and demonstrate pride in your work to ensure you thrive within our business.

On the Engineering Graduate Development Programme, which starts in September 2020, you will work with multi-functional teams across Scotland, providing you with an overview of our planning, strategy and capital delivery areas of the business.  You will develop your skills around planning, risk management, engineering, construction and project/programme management.  

You will have a variety of interesting and challenging placements on the 3 year graduate programme and your professional development will continue when you move into one of our engineering roles.  We are looking for Graduates who have the determination to succeed and become our future experts and leaders.

You’ll be given the chance to stretch yourself on these placements across Scottish Water and across Scotland too… by being flexible in your thinking and sometimes in your location.

We would welcome applicants with a 2:2 and above (or be on track to achieve a minimum 2:2) in an Engineering discipline (civil, electrical, process, mechanical and chemical) who want to progress their career in the water industry working for Scottish Water.  We would especially encourage those graduating with an MEng to apply. We support routes to incorporated and chartered membership of relevant engineering bodies and in particular we have an approved training scheme to progress those with the relevant qualifications (MEng) to chartered member of the Institute of Civil Engineers.  

 This is an excellent opportunity to gain fantastic experience, with a progressive organisation and be supported in your development. Covering the whole project life cycle from a defined intervention to project completion, you will be required to use and develop your skills around Programme and Project Management, Engineering, Construction and Risk Management.

If you would like to help us create the Scottish Water of the Future than apply by midnight on the 13th October 2019.

Working at Scottish Water

Scottish Water is one of the UKs leading water companies, the quality of drinking water and satisfaction with the service we provide our customers has never been higher - but we want to be even better. We're proud to be leading the way in renewable technologies & energy efficiency by pledging to deliver net zero emissions by 2040 - five years ahead of the nationwide target set by the Scottish Government. You could help play an important part in ensuring that Scottish Water is trusted to care for the water on which Scotland depends.

We are passionate about creating opportunities for people to learn and build the skills, knowledge and experience that will help them become the next generation of water industry leaders and experts, taking the industry forward. We were recently awarded the Investors in Young People accreditation, demonstrating our commitment to creating rewarding opportunities for young people.

We are committed to creating an engaging environment and a positive experience for our employees and we have an inclusive and collaborative work environment. We were recently recognised by The Times as a Top 50 Employer for Women 2019, in 2017 we won the Diversity in the Public Sector Award 2017 (Herald and GenAnalytics) and the HR Network Award for Talent Management 2017. We also have Carers Positive Exemplary Status.

As a Scottish Water Graduate you can expect to receive excellent training and support, to enable you to realise your full potential and progress to the highest levels of our organisation. You will also be eligible for all benefits that our employees enjoy such as 37 days holiday per year, eligibility to join the defined benefit, contributory pension scheme and much more.

Any offer of employment with Scottish Water will be subject to the successful completion of a mandatory pre-employment screening process. Details can be found on our website.

Please note. Direct applications won't be considered. We are not in a position to accept emailed CV’s.