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Graduate Electrical, Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineer

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10d ago

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  • You must have a 2:2 Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, excellent problem-solving skills, willingness to learn, strong communication abilities, self-motivation, team working skills, and an interest in digital innovation, coding, AI, Cyber Security, or Project Management.
  • You will develop skills in dynamic positioning, risk analysis, marine vessels, power plants, control systems, communication, safety, industry regulations, and greenhouse gas reduction for two years at DNV.

Graduate Job



  • As an Electrical, Instrumentation and Control Systems (E, I & C) Graduate in our Offshore Infrastructure department, you will join a growing team of big thinkers who love finding innovative solutions to our energy industry’s most challenging problems. Based in our Aberdeen office, you’ll be supported and provided with a development plan for your professional growth from day one. You will be collaborating with forward-thinking customers and technical experts across our business, helping to deliver career and industry-defining projects dedicated to safeguarding life, property and environment.
  • Our structured Graduate Programme, therefore, provides a fantastic start to your career with us and supports your journey to become an expert in your chosen field. Upon joining, you’ll receive a buddy to help you settle in, a mentor to enhance your technical knowledge, as well as ongoing on-the-job coaching and support from your colleagues as you develop your technical, project management and customer interaction skills, as you work towards professional status or chartership. There are also opportunities for site surveillance trips at construction yards and offshore.
  • Additionally, our Graduate Programme includes virtual and in person courses, where you will have the opportunity to meet other graduates across the country, to improve your professional skills such as communication, as well as enhancing your digital skills, chartership knowledge, and focusing your career goals.


  • As a Graduate, we don’t expect any prior experience of what we do or the Energy Industry. We do however hope that you share our interest for these and demonstrate your desire to develop yourself within this exciting area. We therefore try to keep our list of essential requirements to a minimum, but there are a few things needed to qualify for our programme:
  • Minimum 2:2 Degree in an Electrical, Electronic, Cybernetics, Robotics Engineering or equivalent discipline.
  • Available to join the programme by September 2024 at the latest
  • Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills demonstrating the ability to produce technical reports detailing clear outcomes of the analysis for customers
  • Pro-active willingness to learn new skills displaying a willingness to “get stuck in” and undertake work outside ‘comfort zone’ demonstrating appropriate balance between asking for help and using own initiative / think through the problem
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills, confident in building professional relationships and demonstrates first class written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to plan and prioritise own time and activities, to meet deadlines and achieve project objectives
  • High adaptability to work with multi-disciplinary team to achieve high quality business deliverables
  • An interest and/or basic skills in any of the below elements, while not essential, are also useful within our team:
  • Digital Innovation skills, and interest in applying these skills to improve our services.
  • Basic coding skills to prototype and deliver bespoke applications.
  • Understanding of AI / Generative AI, its applications, and its limitations.
  • Cyber Security.
  • Project Management.
  • If you possess the curiosity and initiative to become an expert in your chosen field and potentially one of our future leaders, then our graduate roles could be for you.

Education requirements

2:2 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Your first two years will be spent developing real skills and knowledge, spending time with different technical experts across multiple disciplines, building your network and gaining a broader understanding of both “what we do” and “what you enjoy doing”, with the focus of your competency development revolving around the following subjects (though this list is not exhaustive):
  • Understanding Dynamic Positioning and the Redundancy Concept
  • Risk analysis techniques like Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Monte Carlo Simulations
  • Marine Vessels, Operations, and Industrial Mission Equipment
  • Vessel Power Plants (Microgrids), Generation, Distribution, Protection, and Management
  • Vessel and Industrial Mission Control Systems
  • Communication Systems
  • Safety Systems
  • Industry guidance, guidelines, regulations, and best practice
  • Greenhouse Gas emission reduction, Hybridisation and Decarbonisation


Work type

Full time

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