EPS Graduate Scheme


Graduate Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Stockton-on-Tees
  • Region: Teesside, UK
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Flexibility: Office Based

Due to continued commercial success, EPS is looking to recruit a Graduate Electrical Engineer to join its growing Engineering Team.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Graduate Electrical Engineer to join this highly respected consultancy team. The team delivers leading-edge technical consultancy in the areas of Power Systems Analysis, Arc Flash and Electrical Engineering. The base location will be at our Teesside regional office; but may rarely require UK travel to customers in Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Manufacturing and Energy sectors. The successful candidate will work closely with and alongside our Lead Electrical Engineer who will provide training, support, and guidance as required. This includes formal training to get you up to speed with power system modelling software ETAP, DIgSilent, and CDEGs.

The EPS graduate scheme provides an ideal opportunity to gain valuable skills and engineering experience to complement formal qualifications.

Key Responsibilities

As an EPS graduate, you will actively contribute to Engineering Power Solutions’ growth plan by building and nurturing strong client relationships. Your day-to-day duties will revolve around working autonomously and as a team, assisting our senior electrical engineers across different energy projects. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Conducting electrical design and producing electrical specifications and datasheets for LV and HV assets.
  • Developing your skills in power system modelling software, ETAP. You will gain experience undertaking many different power system studies, such as load flow and short circuit analysis, protection coordination, transient motor starting, and arc flash studies.
  • You will join EPS engineers during site surveys to conduct soil resistivity testing.
  • Scoping and interpreting client requirements to prepare and deliver effective technical solutions.
  • Liaising with clients regularly; providing project updates and producing high-quality technical reports.
  • Preparation of commercial and technical proposals.

Experience & Qualifications

A firm knowledge and passion for all things electrical engineering is preferred. However, comprehensive mentoring will be provided to successful candidates by senior engineers.

Knowledge and understanding of onshore and offshore electrical engineering for either Oil & Gas, power distribution, wind energy, manufacturing and petrochemical industries is preferred however experience will be gained during the EPS mentoring program

Proficient in the use of spreadsheets for calculation and analysis

The ability to solve problems and the confidence to support clients on behalf of a world-class engineering consultancy

A minimum of 2.1 Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar from a recognised and relevant university

Experience using complex power system modelling software would be an advantage

Behavioural Competencies

An EPS Graduate be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Works confidently autonomously and as part of a team, using own initiative whilst keeping colleagues and clients informed.
  • Self-Management: Prioritises, works smart and demonstrates accountability and a willingness to learn.
  • Effective Communication: Makes a highly effective and collaborative contribution to the team by sharing knowledge, learning and information.
  • Motivation and Drive: Demonstrate a highly motivated approach and a can-do attitude – driven to deliver technical excellence and a desire to learn new skills.
  • Customer Awareness: Receptive to client needs, with the ability to build an excellent rapport. The ability to represent EPS with a professional approach.
  • Report Writing Skills: Uses well-developed report writing skills, paying attention to detail to produce written documentation of high quality.
  • Project Management Skills: Utilises well-developed technical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills by establishing the accuracy and relevance of information.
  • Creativity and Curiosity: Is open to challenge, using creativity to think beyond the boundary.
  • A passion for engineering: Any engineering-associated activities carried out during or out of formal education would be advantageous.