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Graduate Transmission Cable Design Engineer

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17d ago

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  • You are a resilient, creative, and analytical team player with an MEng/MSc in Electrical Engineering. Strong communication skills and willingness to travel are essential.
  • You will design high voltage cable systems for renewable energy projects, plan routes over challenging terrain, and integrate electrical and physical design elements for grid expansion in the UK.

Graduate Job



  • Our graduate GROW programme is a structured 3-year programme, designed to help you evolve and develop skills to become an experienced professional in your chosen field. You’ll benefit from training and development, mentoring, and assistance for accreditations relevant to your programme, as well as the support and guidance you need to develop and succeed. As a GROW graduate you will be empowered to drive your career and will be exposed to a variety of experiences to assist you in gaining the skills you require to succeed.
  • Our success is created by passionate and innovative people who sit at the very heart of our business, and our graduates are fundamental to this success.
  • On the Engineering GROW Programme, you will be given the opportunity to specialise within your chosen discipline of engineering and we ensure you obtain the appropriate experiences that you need to become a technical expert. Being an Engineer at Arcadis is about applying a human filter to all your technical expertise and training, and making an impact through innovation and creativity. During this three-year programme you will develop core engineering and consulting techniques that can be applied while working with our clients in the UK and potentially even some of our international clients around the globe


  • Accepted degrees: MEng/MSc in Electrical engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Qualifications & Experience:
  • You will be graduating in 2024 or have recently graduated with at least a 2:2 in a relevant master's degree
  • You will demonstrate typical Arcadian skills including Resilience, Creativity, Analytical Thinking and being a Team Player
  • You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to use your technical knowledge to influence and consult stakeholders.
  • Willing to travel and stay away from home when required (where possible we embrace virtual working)

Education requirements

2:2 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Arcadis offers the opportunity to work in our growing Energy Networks and Renewables team supporting our clients in delivery of new connections and grid upgrades to help the UK Electricity Industry meet its Net Zero carbon reduction ambitions.
  • The candidate will use their skills and software to design and optimise high voltage cable systems for connection of Renewable generation and energy storage schemes and expansion of the Electricity Grid in the UK.
  • A key part of a cable design is route planning and development of solutions to cross challenging terrain in both urban and rural environments, recognising natural barriers, for example rivers or terrain, and industrial development barriers, for example existing water or gas pipes, railways and roads etc.
  • An ability to integrate the electrical and physical design interdependencies is the key to success in this field.


Work type

Full time

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