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Graduate - Electrical Engineering - Birmingham

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Graduate Job



  • At HS2 we offer a two-year rotational graduate programme, providing you with the opportunity to stretch and challenge yourself across various programme related placements. This programme is designed around enabling you to get as much experience as possible across the engineering function. After completion of the 2-year graduate programme graduates will be transferred into a role within the same discipline, but not necessarily the same business area. 
  • We have x3 graduate opportunities available in London which will require travel to various site locations across the HS2 line of route. Graduate opportunities will be available across a variety of HS2 teams including but not limited to those listed below. After the assessment stage, we will assign successful candidates accordingly based on business requirements.  


  • Planning and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and deliver day to day tasks
  • Ability to coordinate and deliver multiple tasks and responsibilities in accordance with agreed deadlines
  • Communication skills and the ability to develop relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to understand complex technical issues to carry out problem solving
  • Ability to work collaboratively across a multidisciplinary team and with stakeholders
  • Knowledge:
  • 2:1 Bachelor’s degree (or non-UK equivalent) Electrical / Electronic engineering degree accredited by the IET
  • IT knowledge including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Education requirements

2:2 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • The Engineering function at HS2 comprises of teams of subject matter experts and project engineers who manage engineering across the HS2 programme.
  • The Engineering team are responsible for assuring that the construction contracts are themselves integrated and that they interface properly with the developing railway systems designs.
  • We carry out a range of risk based technical assurance activities within the Integrated Project Teams (IPTs), and specific Nominated Undertaker duties under the HS2 Act.
  • We provide support and advise the construction client teams on all technical matters and promote challenge, opportunities, and innovation where appropriate.
  • The engineering team forms part of the respective contract Integrated Project Teams where we work alongside project managers, commercial and project controls teams.
  • The subject matter experts within the engineering Chief Engineer’s group are the engineering Technical Authority responsible for defining the Specifications, Standards and Requirements that together will deliver an end-state railway that meets the Sponsors & Stakeholders requirements.
  • We are responsible for managing the processes to enable HS2 to be ‘Placed into Service’, which involves demonstrating that the Infrastructure, Rolling Stock and Systems are compliant with the HS2 Act, legislation and requirements.
  • We are System Integrator for the programme, working with suppliers, partners and stakeholders to create an end-state railway that is safe, operable and maintainable, ready for revenue service.


Work type

Full time

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Application deadline

Mar 5, 2024