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Graduate Electrical Engineer

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Black & Veatch


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  • As a Black & Veatch graduate professional, you’ll be working on sustainable solutions to some of today’s biggest energy challenges.
  • As one of the newest employee-owners at Black & Veatch, you won't just be doing the busy-work. You'll help address some of the world's most pressing infrastructure challenges. You'll learn the business from a diverse, motivated team of designers, engineers, and project managers. You'll develop and sharpen the skills that will serve you throughout your career.
  • As a Graduate Electrical Engineer, you’ll work as part of the renewables team, undertaking renewable energy plant audits throughout the United Kingdom.
  • This is a permanent opportunity with immediate starts available. You’ll be based in our Glasgow city centre office, with the option to work from home 2 day per week. Regular travel to sites is required, so please note you must be able to drive for this role.


  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge areas:
  • Key renewables energy technologies such as; power plant, wind, solar, and battery energy storage.
  • Power generation, transmission and distribution networks.
  • Typical electrical power system studies (Load Flow, Short Circuit, Losses.).
  • Electrical infrastructure and plant specification and arrangement for renewable energy projects.
  • Main electrical equipment / cable sizing calculations.
  • Additionally, it would be beneficial to have some knowledge of: power system analysis software such as DigSilent, PSCAD or ETAP; Grid connection and TSO/DNO interfaces; Feed in Tariff (FIT) and Renewables Obligation (RO); UK Grid Code.
  • Skills:
  • Technical analysis
  • Ability to effectively communicate to different stakeholders.
  • Time management is key to this role so an ability to manage multiple tasks throughout your working week is paramount.
  • Highly numerate and well developed MS Excel skills (ideally including VBA, and Python).
  • Well-developed report writing skills, using MS Word.
  • Personal attributes:
  • Willingness to learn and interest in progressing career in renewables.
  • Self-starter with the ability to think independently.
  • Prioritising, planning, and organising own workload.
  • Accountability, including level of self-motivation and ambition.
  • Communication and team-working skills and sharing / using best practice information.
  • Willingness to be adaptable, work flexibly.
  • Initiative, self-reliance, and drive to deliver results.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.
  • You should be a recent graduate (within maximum of 2 years)
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Work effectively on several renewable energy audits concurrently.
  • Undertake engineering and economics analysis of renewable energy projects.
  • Undertake witnessing / inspection of mechanical and electrical commissioning of renewable energy projects.
  • Participate in site visits and client meetings.
  • Liaise with external organisations.
  • Progress to undertake feasibility studies, design, specification and implementation of renewable energy projects.
  • Progress to provide grid connection and compliance support for renewable energy projects.
  • Assist with various marketing and tender initiatives.


Work type

Full time

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