Location - Ayrshire
Booth Welsh Engineering Divisions have excellent opportunities for engineering graduates with their rapidly growing engineering consultancy. The graduates will follow a 12 month development plan to gain experience of the multi-discipline nature of BWA Projects. They will provide real technical support for the current portfolio of programmes to enhance project delivery in terms of improved timescale, quality or scope. These are 12 month placements, based in Stevenston, Ayrshire with a view to permanent hire.
BWA are looking to develop a minimum of one Graduate Engineer to strengthen our core teams and supplement existing experience and skill set. The recruitment of such an Engineer(s) is in line with the company’s 5-year plan for development & growth to meet future demands.
The successful candidate(s) will follow a 12 month development plan and will spend some time in all 3 of the Booth Welsh Engineering Divisions – Design & Engineering, Systems & Technology, Process Engineering – to gain experience of the multi-discipline nature of BWA Projects. Graduates will provide real technical support for the current portfolio of programmes to reduce the workload on current engineers and enhance project delivery in terms of improved timescale, quality or scope.
The Graduate Engineer shall work alongside one of our experienced specialist engineers as part of a project team, whose responsibilities shall typically include involvement with:
- Site engineering surveys to gather relevant design information
- Exposure to hazardous area concepts & design from both a practical & theoretical perspective
- Specification of E&I field equipment
- Control Panel design
- Carrying out engineering calculations - design calcs, e.g. cable sizing from first principles & associated software generated packages; Intrinsic Safety calcs; Panel heat & power calcs
- Creation of E&I project design deliverables, e.g. schedules, diagrams, schematics, CAD drawings.
- Managing design team activities in line with project deadlines
- Estimating of design & engineering effort for various client project enquiries
- Client interaction, i.e. site meetings & discussions to define project scope
- Basic PLC & SCADA programming
- Testing of process control system hardware & software
- Assist in producing control system lifecycle documentation
- Data and information collection and analysis
- Problem investigation and option analysis
- Detailed process engineering design
- Drafting of flow diagrams
- Development of P&ID’s
- Development of specifications
- Preparation of project definition documents
- Technical reporting (as co-author initially)
Skills / Experience
- Quick learner who has the ability to adopt and learn different skills sets
- Have a strong work ethic with a commitment to work towards IEng and CEng
- Enthusiastic, shows initiative and demonstrates ability to work through tasks independently
- Willingness to carry out routine tasks with attention to detail
- Ability to take instructions from peers and be a good team player
- Proficiency in MS-Office products, particularly Excel (and to a lesser extent Access)
- Flexibility to travel within the UK and stay away from home as required to gain necessary field experience
- Hands on, field experience preferable but not essential
- Engineering degree of any discipline
Dependent upon candidate performance, the placement can lead to a full time permanent position within the company, with the opportunity to focus on building knowledge within a specialist engineering discipline.
Potential sponsorship of candidate to work towards Chartered engineering status
Specific Location: Stevenston, Ayrshire
Preferred Placement Start Date: March 2013
Duration: 12 months with the potential of a permanent post thereafter
All applications will be processed through the Talent Scotland Graduate Placement programme. Please direct all initial questions or enquiries to the Talent Scotland team.