Safety and Risk Management Graduate

Company Details

ESR Technology is a leading Science and Engineering services company working within the energy, process plant, utilities, rail, aviation and space industries. We are seeking highly motivated and technically able staff to join our successful safety and risk consultancy team, working on technically challenging projects for industrial clients. We need confident, capable staff who can help us grow our business and develop robust client relationships.

ESR Technology is a leading Science and Engineering services company working within energy, process plant, utilities, rail, aviation and space industries.

We have a long and rich heritage stretching back over forty years and pride ourselves on working on many major projects in that time, in delivering and developing innovative solutions for our clients. Graduate recruitment has always been very important to us for training and developing our experts of the future across our Safety and Risk Management and Engineering Teams.

We are currently taking applications for our Safety and Risk Management graduate programme based in Aberdeen and Cheshire. You’ll get the opportunity to learn a wide range of techniques from basic risk and reliability assessments to computational fluid dynamics (CFD), software development and commercial skills on a wide variety of projects, that make a real difference to how risks are managed by our clients.

Our programme will enable you to develop, learn and grow within a supportive and experienced environment, where you will spend time in your chosen area of technical capability. You will also gain valuable skills in delivering presentations, project management and stakeholder management as well as internal training programmes delivered by industry leaders.

We offer a structured programme with four milestones for you to work towards. Upon passing each milestone, you’ll receive an increase in salary which links directly to your personal and professional development as you move through the programme.

You’ll be assigned a graduate ambassador to help support and guide you through the programme. Our graduate ambassadors will support you every step of the way in achieving professional and personal qualifications.

What’s in it for you?

  • You’ll collaborate on cutting edge projects with leading experts, delivering complex solutions for global companies that have a direct and positive impact on the people and world around us
  • Clear and transparent pay progression throughout your graduate programme
  • You work hard and deserve time to relax. You’ll have up to 25 days a year, plus bank holidays. That’s 33 days a year out of the office!
  • You’ll work in our modern offices in Cheshire or Aberdeen, with great links to the major motorways and public transport. Our offices have open plan areas with fantastic facilities for you to enjoy
  • We are committed to the wellbeing of everyone across our business – not just because it means you’ll perform better, but because it’s the right thing to do. You’ll receive full private medical insurance cover when you become part of our team.
  • Up to 8% matched pension contribution
  • Company funded professional membership

What we need from you

To be considered for our programme, you will need to be self-motivated, able to prioritise work and learn quickly from working alongside experienced colleagues. It is essential that you have:

  • Good problem-solving skills and be highly numerate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Technical report writing ability
  • The ability to work reliably as a team player
  • Flexible and willing to travel to different locations within the UK and internationally

Although not essential the following would be of benefit:

  • An understanding of risk assessment techniques
  • An understanding of Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Excel skills, Visual Basic and C++ experience
  • A commercial/business focus
  • Associate membership of a professional institution


A first class or 2.1 degree in Chemical Engineering, Physics, or a related discipline.

Right to Work

Prospective candidates for this role should be aware that any offer of employment in connection with this vacancy is conditional upon, and subject to the candidate obtaining, and at all times continuing to have, the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

If you are passionate about delivering outstanding value to our clients and our business, then this could be the role for you.

Apply with full CV, highlighting what you can contribute in this diverse and interesting role.

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