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2020 UK Graduate Water Chemical Engineer

  • Reference: 42140BR
23/09/2019 Mott MacDonald

2020 UK Graduate Water Chemical Engineer 42140BR

  • Sector: engineering, graduate opportunities
  • Reference: 42140BR
2020 UK Graduate Water Chemical Engineer
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2020 UK Graduate Water Chemical Engineer
Permanent
Full time
Cambridge

Job Description

What will you be getting up to?
As a water chemical engineer you will be responsible for assessing and designing water and wastewater treatment systems both within the UK and Internationally and help to address the global need for clean drinking water and sanitation. Our chemical engineering expertise provides a core discipline for much of our work in the Water Industry, allowing our experts to develop appropriate, safe, and cost-effective designs and long-term sustainable solutions for many different types of projects. Our specialist chemical engineering teams have renowned expertise in clean and wastewater treatment design and assessment. Your typical work will include involvement in a single project, or small portfolio of projects, including wastewater and clean water treatment; from conception through to detailed design.

  • Preparing documents, reports, calculations and drawings.
  • Interpret and report on commercial and/or contractual aspects of projects with fellow professionals.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge and appreciation of current technologies, technical engineering codes and practises and take a “hands on” role in technical matters.

Where you’ll be based
We are looking for graduates to join our Cambridge office.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for flexible and motivated graduates with a genuine passion for process engineering, and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To apply for this scheme, you will have less than 12 months experience and have achieved a 2:1 or above in one of the following degree disciplines:

  • Process Engineering
  • Chemical engineering, or related discipline.
  • When you apply you will be asked to choose which sectors you are applying for; your sector choices should reflect where you are passionate about starting your future career. You should be able to demonstrate your interest in your chosen sector through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.

Equality, diversity and inclusion: 
Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation. We promote equal opportunities and have several initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture;

Flexible working: 
We support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage

Job Profile

About this scheme – is it the right one for you?
A graduate scheme should be more than just job. We know this and so do you. That’s why with this programme, we aim to give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career.

From the moment you join us, you’ll receive the training you need. You will be assigned a chartered mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. We’ll also support you on your journey to gaining chartered status with your chosen institution such as:

  • The Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management (CIWEM)
  • The Chartered Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)

What else is involved?
With our innovative graduate development portal, you will be able to effectively track and plan your personal and professional development online.

You’ll be enrolled onto Accelerate Your Future, a three-year programme which develops your strengths, it also gives you the opportunity to network and meet other graduates in your cohort. The programme is a mix of residential events, classroom-based learning, virtual webinars and business challenges.

We understand that each person’s career goals vary, therefore we tailor make each individual’s development programme to suit them. With our vast library of e-learning courses available to you, you can choose which direction you want your career to go in.

You’re probably wondering what else is on offer. Join us, and you’ll get:

  • Biannual salary reviews: we believe that hard work should be rewarded and recognised. Therefore, for the first three years of your career with us, you’ll have biannual salary reviews.
  • A competitive salary: in addition to biannual reviews, we will ensure that you’re given a salary that matches the current industry standard.
  • Contributory pension: we have the best people on our team and we like to look out for them. With our support, you’ll have all the advice and options you need to be able to invest in your future.
  • A flexible benefits scheme: our company is made up of a range of different people and we understand that different people want different things. That’s why with our flexible plan, you’ll have the ability to manage the range of benefits we have on offer, to suit your specific needs.

Our social side
Being part of Mott MacDonald means more than just work, there’s a huge range of fun and exciting things that you can get involved in.From the moment you join us, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your social and professional network, whether it’s meeting other graduates at the graduate weekend residential course or joining forces with other members of staff from around the company at our annual sports day.

Each of our offices have a sports and social committee which will give you the chance to be part of a variety of sports, social and charity events. We’re committed to promoting a strong culture of social responsibility and encourage our staff to play active roles in the local community.

It’s worth noting that sports and social committees tend to vary from office to office, so as well as getting involved in what’s already on offer, don’t be afraid to suggest new events or initiatives that you think could be a great addition.

It doesn’t stop there. As well as events, you’ll also have access to discounts on cinema tickets, travel, fashion, utilities and much more as part of our company benefits which you can take advantage of the moment you join.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

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