graduate scheme

Process/Operations Engineer (Graduate Development Programme)

Job description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Graduate to join the team at our South London Combined Heat and Power plant (SELCHP) as part of the Graduate Development Programme. SELCHP is one of the UK’s longest running modern Energy Recovery Facilities (ERF). Operational for over 25 years, the facility requires regular maintenance. Continuous improvements are necessary, not only to keep pace with new regulatory requirements but to ensure the plant remains commercially competitive.

You will be gaining valuable experience of the operation and maintenance of an Energy Recovery Facility; leading and supporting on projects to help drive its successful operation. This will involve, for example, managing installation and replacement of plant items and conducting desk studies for potential plant modifications or development of operational procedures and processes.

About your development
As part of the Graduate Development Programme, you will go through a structured management development programme, undertaking leadership and management modules with your graduate cohort. You will be supported in this by our People Development team.

Veolia supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination.

What we are looking for

  • Problem solving mindset and ability to get stuck in
  • Willingness to engage in practical tasks in plant
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well with others

You need to be eligible to work in the UK without restriction on beginning employment and be able to take up permanent employment with the company.


Degree-level qualification in an engineering discipline (e.g. mechanical engineering / chemical engineering / control and instrumentation engineering / process engineering) or physics, chemistry, environmental sciences (2:1 minimum by September 2020).

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • chemical engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • chemistry
  • environmental science and ecology

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

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Closing date:  17 January 2020

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