Working in Engineering

The engineering industry is one of the fastest growing sectors around the world, however, in many countries this has led to an increasing skills shortage. There is now a high demand for talented and skilled graduates to join the engineering workforce, and in particular people from underrepresented groups. Having a diverse and inclusive engineering workforce is crucial to innovation in this sector! Working in engineering is varied, exciting, rewarding and fast-paced. With so many different avenues to explore, it could be the perfect career path for you. Discover a career in engineering today.

Upcoming events

We run industry specific events for engineering that promote exciting opportunities in this innovative sector.

 

Virtual (UK Wide)

UK Engineering Careers Event

Thursday 22nd September 2022
12:00 - 4:30 pm BST
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Virtual (Benelux)

Benelux Region STEM Careers Event

Wednesday 28th September 2022
12:00 - 4:30 pm BST
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Hybrid (Ireland)

Hybrid Ireland STEM Careers Event

Wednesday 12th October 2022
12:00 - 4:30 pm
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In-Person (London)

London In-Person STEM Careers Event

Wednesday 19th October 2022
11:30 - 4:00 pm BST
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Engineering job roles

Leadership Development Programme
Royston, United Kingdom

Leadership Development Programme

We provide a dynamic and international environment in which you will have the possibility to make an impact with your ideas and solutions, and challenge yourself through the completion of demanding projects that will have full visibility in the organization.

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Management Trainee - Quantity Surveyor (Various Locations)
United Kingdom

Management Trainee - Quantity Surveyor (Various Locations)

The role of a Quantity Surveyor at Taylor Wimpey is key to the success of every home and community that we build. A QS is responsible for ensuring that the budget of a site is managed effectively to help deliver high quality homes for our customers.

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Vehicle Test Technician
Nuneaton - United Kingdom

Vehicle Test Technician

The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) is the UK Type Approval Authority and ensures that road vehicles meet the minimum safety and environmental standards as required by GB, UK, and UNECE regulations.

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Graduate Cloud Engineer
Kubrick - United Kingdom

Graduate Cloud Engineer

We are an award-winning consultancy that’s committed to closing the digital skills gap and making data, AI, and technology accessible for all. We do this by hiring graduates and junior professionals without any relevant skills or experience in data, AI, or technology, and paying them to train over 15 weeks. 

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Electronic Design Engineer
Mettler Toledo - Royston

Electronic Design Engineer

The Electronic Design Engineer will create clear well-presented schematic designs, multilayer PCB layouts & working prototypes for Mettler-Toledo's X-Ray systems.

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Field Service Technician - PI south
Mettler Toledo - United Kingdom

Field Service Technician - PI south

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

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What type of roles are there in the Engineering sector?

There are so many different opportunities within the engineering sector, but the core roles fall under one of these umbrellas: civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, structural engineering, modern technology, water systems and plumbing, and energy production and supply. Within each of these disciplines there are a variety of jobs available, and they usually overlap to some extent. Engineering is a broad and diverse area, it is an excellent choice in terms of career prospects and salary expectations, and will only continue to grow in the future.

Innovate industry

When you work in engineering, you are shaping and building the future. You are sure to make an impact.

Fast-paced

No two days are the same when you work in engineering, the industry is always moving.

Diversity focused recruiters

The growing skills gap has increased awareness of the imbalanced within the engineering workforce, leading to exciting changes in the future.

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