Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is searching for a Graduate Electrical Engineer to join our graduate programme in our centres of excellence, based in Reading or Staines, starting in September 2022.

What we offer:
  • Technical challenge - develop your core and specialised Electrical engineering skills to a world-leading standard
  • Excellence - Work at a centre of technical excellence for an international company which leads and supports projects executed across Europe, Africa and the Middle East
  • Recognition/prestige - Wood is globally regarded as a leading premium engineering and design firm. Ranked Number 1 International design firm by Engineering News-Record (2019)

Building on our worldwide reputation for technical excellence, we're united by our passion for creating a sustainable future. In addition to the conventional sectors, you can expect to become involved in:
  • Carbon Capture: Industrial clusters, concept development to detailed engineering.
  • Hydrogen: blue hydrogen (w/CCS), green hydrogen, ammonia/hydrogen economy innovation.
  • Future of hydrocarbons: adapting existing facilities and designing ambitious new projects, to produce the next generation of lower carbon fuels and chemicals

Our structured Graduate Programme has developed successfully over many years The deadline for applications is 11 th February 2022.

Key Elements of the Graduate Programme:

As a Graduate Electrical Engineer, you will be involved in undertaking Electrical design activities on our current projects:
  • Accredited training scheme with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Variety in projects, requiring highly adaptable and naturally curious/inquisitive individuals
  • Structured training with regular development reviews for the first two years
  • Assigned buddy, mentor (Chartered Engineer) and departmental manager to ensure you are supported in your personal and professional development to gain chartered status.
  • Early technical responsibility and hands-on involvement on projects alongside supportive experienced engineers
  • Supportive Graduate Community, opportunity to become involved in the Wood Early Careers Network
  • Opportunities to enhance non-technical skills by contributing towards our Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) scheme, industry days and work experience programme.
  • Opportunities for site placements and visits in the UK and overseas (when available)
  • Rotations (where available) into other relevant disciplines to enhance your knowledge and experience
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to a range of excellent employee benefits

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 2:1 MEng degree in Electrical Engineering (IET accredited)
  • Enthusiasm to work and develop your career in Electrical Engineering within the Oil and Gas industry
  • Demonstrate initiative, tenacity and excellent communication skills
  • Possess an ability to learn quickly and be adaptable and flexible to match business requirements
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team environments
  • Must have the right to work in UK

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.