Graduate Electrical Engineer

  • Role type
  • Direct

  • Location/s
  • Derby, London

Job Description

Are you a talented, ambitious graduate with the potential to become a technical consultant and future leaders of the business. This is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with the opportunity to make a difference. We are keen to hear from people who are driven, with ambition and a flair for innovative thinking.

You will be joining an internationally renowned consultancy tackling projects across all aspects of the railway industry. Ricardo provides our clients – designers, operators, manufacturers, maintenance companies, and industry regulators – with specialist technical support including systems engineering, safety and environmental disciplines, to help improve performance, safety and sustainability.

From day one you can expect to be working on client projects with the support and supervision of senior colleagues. Our programme is designed to ensure that you will get all the insight you need to master your role and increase your technical knowledge of the international rail industry.

We will also devote time to help you acquire valuable client management techniques and important ‘soft’ skills – delivering presentations, project management, compiling bids, business development etc. – to build up your commercial strengths.

Joining our scheme

To join the Ricardo Rail UK electrical graduate scheme, you need

  • To possess or working towards a master’s degree in an electrical or electronic engineering discipline.
  • A genuine interest in the rail sector.
  • The desire to work on a variety of projects in multidisciplinary teams.
  • The ambition and confidence to become a technical consultant 
  • The conviction that you can make a real difference to peoples’ lives and their environment through your expertise.
  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with client-focus and a hands-on approach.

What you will receive in return is:

  • A competitive salary
  • Support with Chartership
  • Technical mentor to help support your career with Ricardo
  • 25 days holiday plus usual bank holidays,
  • Buy and sell 5 days holiday,
  • Company Pension
  • Life Cover
  • Permanent Disability Insurance
  • Access to employee discount programme
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Access to private GP services
  • Udemy Learning
  • Ability to purchase flexible benefits such as dental insurance, private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme, medical cash plan, computer lease scheme, lease car etc.

This is an exciting and varied role, you will play a crucial part in the growth of our UK business. If you have the required skills and experience to carry out this role we would love to hear from you.