Graduate Project Engineer

DPS Group is seeking to recruit a Graduate Project Engineer

We are looking to recruit for the following position:

  • Graduate Projects Engineer

Position Overview

This position is responsible for assisting with the engineering of technical projects within a group-wide structure. 

This includes management of personnel, budgets, and scheduling to deliver a successful, fit for purpose project. 

You will work in a way to minimize any Health & Safety, Financial or Technical risks associated with a project. 

Although office-based, you will spend time “on-site” covering multiple projects where required. 

Position Requirements 

Would you like to work for a successful engineering company that specialises in the design, manufacture and support of Automation and Process control systems, providing bespoke solutions and turnkey projects to a range of sectors?

Working within this busy team, you will be responsible for delivering a varied portfolio of projects from initial design, commissioning, and ongoing customer support.

          Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Highly motivated, energetic

  • Effective time management within a multi-tasking environment, Good time management and planning and organisational skills

  • Strive to deliver innovation and best practice

  • The ability to work effectively within a growing, changing workplace

  • Consistently sound judgement and decision making

  • Enjoys a Challenge, promotes a can-do attitude, able to solve problems that arise

  • Drive to increase the capability to deliver and improve business results

  • Strive to provide a superior customer service

  • Use expertise and knowledge to make a strong contribution to bids and projects

  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to engage with all stakeholders

Working as a Graduate Project Engineer you will:

  • Report directly to the Project Engineering Team Leaders

  • Work within a budget allocated for each individual project and maintain a commercial awareness 

  • Work closely with the project team and management to ensure the solution provided is technically acceptable and in accordance with the client specifications, current legislation and agreed scope of works. 

  • Help manage the day to day delivery of projects safely and in accordance with programme requirements, project specifications and DPS Group procedures.  

  • Maintain a good understanding of the project requirements by planning and forecasting, react to any changes that may occur and manage multiple projects through their life cycle. 

  • Report on project(s) financial and progress status during monthly operational review meetings. 

  • Develop Quotes & Technical Specifications

  • Work with all departments to create innovative solutions utilising our in house technical resource and specialisms 

  • Attend Project Kick-Off and Progress Meetings

  • Liaise with DPS Departments to ensure scope, timescales and budgets are understood and managed effectively 

  • Manage variations and technical queries across all stages of the project

To be successful for the Project Engineer role, we're looking for:

  • Degree level education BSc or BEng in Engineering/Science or alternate qualification equivalent in Electrical, Control Systems Engineering or Project Management 

  • Adaptable and flexible approach.

  • Able to use own initiative and work to tight deadlines.

  • Someone who has a keen interest in turnkey projects from design through to commissioning.

  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and be experienced with client-facing.


Competitive salary and benefits

About DPS Group 

DPS Group is one of the UK's leading integrated Electrical, Instrumentation & Control providers. We are trusted to deliver integrated solutions on often highly complicated projects, by some of the world's best-known brands, across a range of sectors. We are dedicated to providing the highest standards of safety, quality, environmental compliance and customer service whilst achieving innovative solutions. 

Our mission statement is DPS Group are, “trusted to deliver one integrated solution”.  

DPS Group is formed of two key divisions: Systems and Services. Our integrated approach means we have the skills to complete EC&I turnkey projects in-house. We approach each project with a fresh outlook and use our knowledge and partnerships to stay a step ahead, utilising the latest technology while offering the most advanced and cost-effective solutions. 

At DPS Group we understand our continued success is down to our dedicated team, therefore we invest time and effort in each individual; training and assisting with their personal and professional development, helping them build a long-term career within the business.  

We believe in developing our Engineers, as the company looks within for the managers of the future. 

What to do next

If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to providing us with a note of the role you would like to apply for. Please include full contact details.