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Graduate Engineer- Warrington/Aberdeen

Thornton Tomasetti is a multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm specialising in the design, investigation and analysis services for engineering projects of any complexity and scale. Our offices in North America, Europe, Australia, Middle East and Asia support a wide range of projects in various market sectors ranging from power and offshore structures (power plants, oil platforms, refineries, pipelines, chemical plants), through life science applications (medical implant devices, drug delivery systems, human heart modelling), defence (submarines and ships), civil engineering structures (supertall buildings), to transportation systems (light and heavy road vehicles, rolling stock). We have over 70 years of diverse experience in supporting private, public and government projects.

Our Applied Science Practice has specialised expertise in solid and fluid dynamics, materials science, acoustics, risk assessment, computational simulation methods, data science and machine learning. We develop state of the art scientific and engineering methods and apply them to real world problems.

The Opportunity

You will join our Applied Science team where we use our expert knowledge to develop technical and bespoke solutions for our clients. The role is dependent upon the experience and skillset of the applicant but will require supporting projects across a range of disciplines, including structural dynamics, technical safety and thermo-fluids.

Recent example activities include:
• Blast analysis and design for critical infrastructure
• Fire modelling of offshore facilities
• Material investigations and detailed simulation in support of crash energy management systems
• Advanced fluid flow modelling for process facilities
• Seismic assessment and design
• Life sciences and human heart modelling

Background / Experience

Candidates must have a quality Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree, preferably in Engineering or a related subject and be able to demonstrate excellent understanding of fundamental principles and problem solving. Basic programming skills and knowledge of statistical techniques would be an advantage. An appetite to tackle new and interesting problems is essential.

The candidate should possess exceptional interpersonal skills, as well as oral and written communication skills, facilitating positive internal and client relationships. Excellent technical writing skills are required, as are exemplary engineering/scientific problem-solving abilities.

Prior industrial experience in a consulting role, including management of the client relationships, is preferred.


Thornton Tomasetti provides a comprehensive benefits package to all staff. Salary and benefits will depend on skills and experience and include 25 days paid leave, sick pay, BUPA health care and performance bonus.

We also offer a commitment to professional growth by providing a graduate development programme tailored to individual professional development requirements.


The position will be based in our Warrington or Aberdeen offices in the UK.

Please click on the link below to submit your application.  In your covering letter, please highlight your experience relevant to the position.

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