Graduate opportunities

Graduate Programme (EI&C Design Engineer)

Who are we?

RBPC was founded in 1969 to provide Engineering Consultancy, Design and Construction Management Services. Our Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and Control Engineers are at the heart of our dynamic 50-strong organisation. Our people are central to everything we do and we seek to employ the best, to be the best. Maintaining a competent and skilled workforce capable of meeting the evolving needs of our diverse clients is key. RBPC undertakes cutting edge, high tech and one-off engineering projects of all sizes across the globe. Our projects range in capital values from £50k to £120m.

Who are we looking for?

R B Plant (RBPC) is seeking a high calibre graduate EI&C Design Engineer. Previous relevant experience is advantageous, but not required, to work within our EI&C engineering department. Any previous experience using 3D scanners to generate point clouds and surface reconstruction would be beneficial.

What will you be doing?

The role requires the EI&C Design Engineer to carry out detailed design ranging from small to large scale projects and to provide technical support to assist with delivery activities. You will work within a multidiscipline engineering team to produce designs that meet quality standards and clients’ needs whilst being delivered on time and within budget.

You will be preparing and checking detailed technical designs including calculations, drawings, risk assessments, design certificates. The role will involve working closely with the Business Development Manager and obtain or provide pricing for estimating purposes.

You will complete and comply with all operational site H&S requirements to ensure safe working practices.

This role will involve some travel to sites throughout the UK to gain practical exposure to certain business areas therefore a full UK driving licence would be an advantage. RBPC undertakes projects across the globe and therefore some international travel may be required as part of the role.

What do you need?

For this role you will be educated to degree level, minimum of a 2:1 BEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering. You will have also completed a relevant master’s degree. You will have knowledge and understanding of construction techniques and resource needs.

Previous experience in EI&C Engineering and using Autodesk Plant 3D would be beneficial as would knowledge and experience of industry standards such as British Standards and Eurocodes.

The successful candidate will need to be familiar, and comfortable, with standard software such as Microsoft Office suite and Auto CAD.

We also ask that you have a flexible approach to work locations and be genuinely committed to developing a career with us – as we are with you.

If you want to work in an environment passionate about safety, innovation, teamwork and excellence in everything we do, you’ll be proud to be part of the RBPC team. For us it’s not just about being good at what you do – it’s about enjoying being good at what you do, too. 

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Ongoing
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Accepting: 2:1 or above with relevant master’s degree
  • Opportunity: Graduate Programme (EI&C Design Engineer)
  • Location: Lenham, Kent

We will encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of. Please email