BMT • GBR - Bath, GBR - Bristol

Graduate Marine Engineer 2024

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Graduate Marine Engineer

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT please go to www.bmt.org

Through our projects and operations, we seek to create positive economic, social, and environmental outcomes, inspiring and helping our customers, suppliers, and partners to have a more positive impact in the world. We are committed to demonstrating sustainability practices across our operations, and conduct business in a manner that is responsible, and accountable.

We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving our purpose as a business. Our goal is to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.

Why work for us?

At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development. An example of some of the benefits we offer.

  • Private Medical (family coverage)
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Flexible working
  • Wellbeing fund – a yearly fund for you to spend on a hobby or interest.
  • 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Holiday trading
  • Retail Vouchers
  • Professional Subscriptions

“We’ve been Flexified, so you can trust that we’re a truly flexible workplace” This enables us to be more adaptable in how we work and supports us towards delivering our 2035 Net Zero target.

To find out more about our verified flexible status, visit - Flexa Careers | Flexible Workplaces Offering Freedom & Choice

About the role

Due to several exciting opportunities, we are looking for Graduates to join our Marine Engineering team as part of BMTs UK & Europe Region. As a graduate, you can expect to receive training from our experienced employees and we will support you with your professional journey towards achieving Chartered status.

We are looking for graduates who have the following

  • A relevant degree such as Marine Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.
  • An interest to work within the Maritime domain;
  • Excellent communication and team building skills;
  • Pride in their work and a desire to deliver a first-class service to our clients;
  • The determination to further their career and gain Chartered Engineer status.

Working as a Marine Engineer in this technical consultancy focused role will provide you the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of projects and research, with the ability to influence your training and project experience to find a path that you find great personal and professional satisfaction with. As a graduate, you can expect to receive training from our experienced Engineers, who are also keen to support you on your journey towards professional qualification and paper publication where appropriate.

This is a hybrid role, where you can work from home and one of our UK offices (Bath, Bristol,). Depending on projects needs you will be expected to travel to customer sites and BMT offices from time to time.

What is the Graduate Programme?

As a BMT graduate, you will be part of an exciting 2-year development programme that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience that you will need to propel your career to the next level. You will be paired with a mentor who will support your development within BMT and you will receive a tailored training programme.

BMT partner and have close relationships with many of the professional institutions so if Chartership is a route that you are interested in, we will support you by paying the membership fees for your chosen institution and you will receive a chartership mentor who will help support you with your application.

About you

We are looking for pro-active, keen and committed graduate engineers to join our talented and dynamic team of Marine Engineers who work across a range of technical projects, helping solve our customers’ problems and delivering them innovative, bespoke solutions. Working alongside our clients, we develop designs for both new build and existing vessels (Ships and Submarines) as well as helping them to manage their in-service support requirements, working with new and emergent technologies to provide solutions that are fit for today and into the future.

We are seeking engineers with an interest in maritime platforms; your degree may have a marine focus, but we are very willing to consider mechanical and electrical based degrees from across a range of backgrounds. We are especially keen to hear from you if you are studying an Electrical or Electro-Mechanical based degree, which includes study of Electrical Power Generation and Distribution, AC and DC Electrical Architectures, and Complex Control Systems.

Missing skills? Let us be the judge! BMT are passionate about people. We recognise that technology moves quickly and that no one can learn everything, which is why we seek those who enjoy problem solving, can adapt to challenges, and demonstrate the aptitude to learn. With enthusiasm and the right attitude, we can help you discover your potential.

This role requires full UK security clearance so you must have resided in the UK for the past 5 years.

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Does this sound like you? If so, please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to learning more about you.

Early application is advised as applications will be assessed continuously. This advert will be removed once the role is filled.

Please note this is for an October 24 start

A message to recruitment agencies: We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum

We asked employees of BMT how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

66% Male, 28% Female

Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom