Engineering Graduate

Engineering Graduate Edinburgh, Scotland

Full Time Edinburgh, Scotland 27500 - 28500 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Salary: Starting from £27,500 per annum plus Veolia benefits

Hours: 40hours per week

Location: North East of England and Scotland with a requirement to support projects nationally

Closing Date: Monday 6th of March 2023

Start Date: 31st of August 2023

Candidate shortlisting and assessment days will take place week commencing the 6th and 13th of March.

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone. It’s why we’re looking for someone who’s just as committed as we are, and wants to take their career in a direction where they can push for genuine change, to take up an exciting graduate engineer role in our Industrial, Water and Energy team.

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to start a career where you’re making a difference everyone can see, or just do a good day’s work. We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.

Graduate Programme

This will be a 2-year programme providing you with valuable exposure and insight into Veolia services and strategic Veolia projects. This role focuses on Veolia’s Industrial, Water and Energy customers in Northern England and Scotland.

As part of the graduate development programme, you will go through a structured development, undertaking health and safety, leadership, business and management modules with your graduate cohort as well as learning more about yourself through 360 coaching sessions and insights profiling. You will have the opportunity to learn more about sustainability and join the wider graduate community.

This role will be made up of x3, 8-month placements, with the intention for the graduate to move into a permanent role upon completion of the graduate programme. Under the current scheme run by this region, 100% of graduates have moved into permanent roles.

Veolia is proud that graduates taking on this role will be delivering real business-critical projects. The first placement location will be based in Edinburgh, with placements 2 and 3 to be agreed upon once the graduate is in post.

What will you be doing?

  • Take initiative to research options and identify potential solutions from within the industry as well as from other sectors around the world.
  • Supporting the business to meet contractual and regulatory requirements.
  • Progressing with projects through the full lifecycle: feasibility, development, implementation and handover - This will involve scoping, design, management of the supply chain and handover to the user.
  • Working directly with engineers and operators on plant and supporting operational and maintenance activities.

What are we looking for?

  • Degree level qualification in Engineering / Environmental
  • Full, clean UK driving licence
  • Willingness to relocate up to 3 times during the graduate scheme
  • Strong communication skills and a problem-solving mindset
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Willing to travel and with occasional short stays away from home
  • Experience in change management and stakeholder management (desirable)


As a part of your online application, you will need to complete gamified assessment challenges before we can consider your application for this position.

If you are successful at the application stage, we’ll invite you to attend a virtual assessment day.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.

Our promise to you

We know that a genuinely good role goes both ways. So alongside your salary or hourly pay, you’ll get 25 days of holiday plus an extensive benefits package, which includes our market-leading pension and share scheme, and a range of employee discounts. Also to help you further, we provide mental health and financial support, so you can lean on us whenever you need to.

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

Please note that if a high number of quality applications are received, this vacancy may close early. To avoid disappointment, please apply with plenty of time before the stated advert closing date.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Graduate

Salary: £27,500.00-£28,500.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programme


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: JR5972
Expected start date: 30/08/2023

Engineering Graduate
Cannock, United Kingdom
Antoine Frérot
Unknown / Non-Applicable
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Energy & Utilities
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