First Group
graduate scheme
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Engineering Management Graduate Programme

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

We want to take our engineers on a journey, and we think it’s amazing for you to know that in choosing FirstGroup today, you’ll have the ability to open endless doors for yourself tomorrow. Our two-year graduate programmes have been specifically designed to support your development, encourage your aspirations and challenge your thinking from the get-go. Wherever you want to end up, there really isn’t a better place to start than here.

Whether you’re working within our Bus or Rail divisions, there’s opportunity around every corner. Within a Bus region or a Train Operating company, your role will take you all over as you work alongside the people who keep our wheels turning every single day. You’ll learn how to carry out diagnostics, inspect and repair our vehicles or train units, and get stuck into real-life projects. It’s all about putting your degree into proper practice, and being prepared to innovate and overcome obstacles.

In return, you can expect great rewards and benefits – we look after our people – plus loads of training and learning delivered on the job, through feedback and coaching, and via formal training.

We’ll provide you with everything you need to succeed today so that you can lead the next generation tomorrow.

FirstGroup today, Engineering Manager tomorrow?

What we are looking for

If you’re a talented and passionate graduate ready to step into a fast-paced working environment, the only other things we’ll need from you are:

  • At least a 2:2 BEng degree accredited by IMechE or IET in electrical, electronic, aerospace or mechanical engineering, or an MEng or equivalent qualification.
  • To be a natural team worker who builds strong relationships at every level.
  • An understanding that safety comes first and our customers should be at the heart of everything you do.
  • To be resilient and think creatively – you look at problems from different perspectives and enjoy the challenge of finding a solution.
  • Sound technical knowledge and the ambition to progress.

Accepted degree subjects

  • electronic and electrical engineering
  • aerospace engineering
  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

UK wide
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 January 2022

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Closing date:  30 January 2022

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