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Graduate Mechanical Engineer - 6828

East of England, Yorkshire and the Humber
Beverley , Ely
Ely Office, Crosskill House
Graduate Training 3
Graduate Placement
Full Time
We are looking for graduate Mechanical Engineers to join our well established and highly experienced MEICA teams (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Control and Automation) in Cambridgeshire and East Yorkshire. You’ll follow a structured and well supported training programme that satisfies the requirements of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to become a Chartered Engineer. You'll take on a real mix of internal and external projects to build your skills in everything from asset management to project feasibility, planning to design, and project management to site supervision. You'll gain the full range of relevant attributes and capabilities to complete your chartered professional review.
Join our MEICA team and you will be involved in developing strategies, developing the IT support tools and providing expert technical support and advice to our field teams. You’ll be supported by your team leader and a supervising engineer who'll oversee your work, you’ll have a delegated engineer / mentor to help you on a day-to-day basis. They will share their extensive knowledge and experience to give you every opportunity to become an established engineer.
To join the graduate programme, you'll need an accredited Mechanical Engineering degree or BEng (hons) plus an appropriate Masters degree or approved further learning to Masters level. Please visit the IMechE website if you are unsure that your degree meets the criteria. It is likely to take you between three and four years to complete the programme. Keen to learn, you’ll be ready to make the most of all the assignments and opportunities that will come your way. Please state in your application if you have graduate membership of a professional institution and relevant work experience and competencies.
Closing Date: 4th December 2017 at 23:55 hours

We offer a competitive package with a range of benefits and the opportunity to make a real difference to the environment. In addition, we offer flexi-time, helping you achieve a positive work-life balance. We’re fully committed to having an inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve and welcome applications from candidates seeking flexible working patterns.

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Basic Check
Communicates Effectively
Listens and questions to understand and engage. Conveys information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing.
Uses Initiative
Takes action to ensure that a task is performed efficiently and effectively. Proactively looks for better ways of doing things. Seeks opportunities to make a positive contribution.
Focuses on Customers and Partners
Identifies and addresses the needs of customers, delivering what is promised and ensuring that they are satisfied with the outcomes. Ensures customers receive consistent and clear messages supported by accurate and timely information.
Environmental Awareness
Appreciates the impact that activities have on the environment and identifies ways to protect and preserve the environment for the future [and limit negative environmental impact]. Making sure that your own behaviour and the way you work reduces risks to the environment.
Health and Safety Management
Making sure your own behaviour reduces risks to the health and safety of yourself and others. Making sure that risks to your team are controlled safely and effectively.
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
Finds and delivers optimal solutions by effectively analysing information, probing to develop alternatives and taking sound and timely decisions. Applies acquired knowledge and experience to appraise options and make recommendations. Applies quality control and quality assurance processes to meet standards.
Full UK drivers license
Accredited Mechanical Engineering degree or BEng (hons) plus an appropriate Masters degree or approved further learning to Masters level.
Please visit the IMechE website to ensure that your degree meets the accredited criteria before applying.
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

The Environment Agency, as a Non-Departmental Public Body, is committed to providing value for money and utilises Central Government frameworks and contracts for all external recruitment needs. For this reason, we are unable to engage with the market directly through post, email or phone calls . Should you wish to become a support supplier on one of these frameworks or contracts please visit for more information.

This Vacancy is closed to applications.