Graduate Electrical Engineer - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

 We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a very healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Graduate Electrical Engineer, to join our Graduate Program based from our Head Office in Southampton. You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team on projects primarily in the water and waste water sector and you will initially be supporting Engineers and Project Managers whilst learning the required techniques and knowledge used to complete design and project engineering functions.  As you progress you will be responsible for elements of design and project delivery taking greater responsibility for your work.  Continual professional development including professional registration is encouraged and actively supported.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Attend and contribute to internal and external design review and progress meetings
  • Participate in design co-ordination with other engineering disciplines and professionals
  • Produce and review electrical & mechanical design documentation
  • Review of specifications and designs against industry standards and specifications
  • Produce specifications and outline designs
  • Procurement of electrical & mechanical equipment and support for subcontract Procurement
  • Ensure that site installation works and quality match both design and appropriate industry standards
  • Record and review as-built information
  • Production of Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Programme updates 

 Graduate Scheme

The Trant Graduate Scheme is offered to all Graduates joining the business. This a period of training and development over 24 months, where you are assigned a mentor to carry out basic training associated with your discipline to enable you move from a Graduate Engineer, to a fully competent Engineer.

You will initially spend 6 weeks at our Head Office where you will be inducted into the business. During this time you will receive safety, health, environmental & quality training, learn the company policies & procedures and receive training to use the company Project Management System.

After completion of the 6 week induction, you will join your engineering teams (being guided by your mentor) and will become competent in carrying out engineering tasks. At 12 months, you will have commenced working on your professional review Initial Professional Development (IPD) and will be actively engaged in the Professional Forum. At this time you should be ready to work independently as a Junior Engineer and by 24 months you should be classified as an Engineer and likely to be mentoring your own first year Graduate.


  • BEng Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Knowledge of BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations
  • Knowledge and awareness of Safety, Health Environment and Quality
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and CAD packages
  • Driving license


  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • The opportunity to buy a further 3 days holiday per year
  • Encouragement to gain professional qualifications
  • Free onsite parking
  • Government Workplace Pension Scheme

Equal Opportunities

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To Apply

To find out more about the Trant Graduate Scheme, please go to

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