Apprentice Electrical Design Engineers

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom




We are recruiting for 4 x Apprentice Electrical Design Engineers to join our Design Team at our Head Office in Southampton. This is an Apprenticeship spanning 42 months and the first year will be classroom based full time at SETA (Southampton Engineering Training Association) in Millbrook, Southampton. After this, it will be work-based and as well as working, the Apprentice Electrical Design Engineer will attend College one day per week. At the end of the 3 years Apprenticeship, you will achieve a Level 3 Engineering design and draughtsperson qualification. 

The main focus for the Apprentice after leaving SETA will initially be to produce the project specific design deliverables, including:

o   CAD Drawings

o   Produce cable schedule

o   Create instrumentation schedule

The Apprentice Electrical Design Engineer will then go on to learn more and will eventually, under the guidance of a mentor, begin to design. 


·         GCSE Maths & Science (grade 7 and above)

·         An interest in all things electrical

·         Confident in using MS office

·         Keen to learn

·         Hardworking

·         Team Player 

About us:

Trant Engineering Limited is a multi-discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 750 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

Company Benefits:

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

·         A competitive hourly rate

·         24 days holiday (increasing with service) + bank holidays

·         Free onsite parking

·         Bike to Work Scheme

·         Employee Assistance Programme 

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, gender, disability or age

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call 02380 665544   

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion  

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