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Assistant Gas Design Engineer Graduate Programme
Location Warrington
Starts ASAP
Deadline ASAP

Join our Assistant Gas Design Engineer Graduate Programme

We are UKPS; a fast-growing Multi-utility Independent Connections Provider (ICP). We are part of the Last Mile Infrastructure Group, one of UK’s largest Independent Network Owners, owning and operating in excess of 300,000 gas and electricity connections serving residential and commercial customers.

Location: Warrington

What you will be doing

Graduate Programme

Our graduate programme is a two-year development programme, with structured training, to enable you to progress with a career in Estimating or Design Engineering.

Our Graduates are provided with mentors to aid their development and are required to remain flexible throughout the two-year programme to complete secondments in other departments and offices.

The main purpose of this role will be to support the existing UKPS Gas Design Department. The successful candidate will be trained and supervised under the UKPS Graduate Training Scheme with the expectation of developing into a competent Engineer, where they will undertake full Estimating/Design and Planning responsibilities.


To support Gas Design Engineers and to undertake the following:

• Interpret client requirements.

• Design of connection schemes in accordance with engineering directives.

• Produce effective plans and schematic drawings for all aspects of a project. Produce detailed project designs using relevant design software applications.

• Design gas connections to the relevant engineering standards.

• Manage portfolio of design work, on time and within budget.

• Attend customer design/delivery meetings.

• Liaise with regional distribution network operators, (DNO) on design and planning matters.


• Structured training and development programme.

• 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, rising by 1 day a year after two complete years’ service, up to a maximum of 30 days.

• Life Insurance (3x salary).

• 5% Employer Pension Contribution. 

• Private Medical Insurance (following successful probation).

• Employee Assistance Programme.

What you will have

What do we require?

  • You have a degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering.
  • You have the ability to work effectively within a team, with good communication skills and a collaborative ethos.
  • You are an analytical thinker.
  • You are a quick learner, with a thirst for continuous professional development.

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