Fluor Graduate Mechanical Engineer in Farnborough, United Kingdom

Job Description:


Graduate Mechanical Engineers

Fluor Ltd is looking for motivated Graduate Mechanical Engineers to join either our Mechanical, Pipelines or Piping Department for our 2019 Graduate Programme starting next September.

Headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire, Fluor Limited is the UK operating arm of Fluor Corporation, one of the world's largest engineering, procurement, construction and project management services companies.

The Mechanical Department

The Mechanical Engineering Team at Fluor is responsible for the specification, design and procurement of Mechanical Equipment Items. Fluor engineers are responsible for working with, and supervising, the Suppliers who manufacture the equipment. Our role is to ensure that it is designed and manufactured to meet the needs of our Clients, projects and international codes and standards. These equipment items are divided into common groups of equipment (Rotating, Static, Heat Transfer, Fired, and Packaged equipment). Each Equipment Group has a dedicated team of engineers assigned to work with it.

The Pipelines Department

Pipelines Group provides design and engineering services for onshore and offshore oil, gas, water and chemical pipelines of all sizes. Our pipelines cross international boundaries and form the strategic lifelines of many countries. The group is also responsible for onshore pipeline facilities and terminals, and offshore loading systems. Pipelines group comprises of a number of specialist areas; Route Selection / Surveying Engineers, Environmental Engineering, Flow Assurance Engineers, Pipeline Engineers, Geotechnical Specialists, Stress Analysis Specialists.

The Piping Department

The Piping Department are responsible for the overall facility layout and the integrity of piping systems. The Interface and coordination with the client, suppliers and all other engineering disciplines is essential to ensure that all requirements are met to solve complex engineering problems. The Piping Department has specialist groups specialising in all technical aspects of piping engineering; Plant Layout and Piping Design, Stress Analysis, Materials Specification and Materials Management.

Engineering and Design Activities

Mechanical Engineers at Fluor will undertake, and be responsible for, various activities from the time they join the Company. Depending on the chosen Department, these may include those listed below:

Engineering and design of equipment, pipelines or piping systems

Writing specifications and producing datasheets

Writing Technical Request for Quotations, performing Technical Bid

Evaluations and writing Technical Purchase Orders

Reviewing Supplier Drawings and Documentation and witnessing Equipment Tests

Plot Plan Development, Plant Layout, Pipe routing and 3D Model Design and construction drawing design in accordance with International Codes and


Pipe route selection with consideration to environmental impacts and mitigation

Stress analysis of piping systems to ensure the mechanical integrity of operating systems

Pipe size optimisation and Line Class specification that includes wall thickness and material grade selection

Engineering, design, procurement, construction, factory acceptance test, hydro-testing, and commissioning

Mechanical Engineer roles within Fluor provide opportunities for progression into technical and project leadership positions. Progression in technical discipline roles and project management roles are equally valued and both lead to senior positions and recognition within the company and industry. There will be potential to progress into many differing roles such as Lead Engineering, Engineering Management, Technical Director, Project Management and Business Leadership.

Our Graduates

The role during the first 4 years is designed to meet the requirements of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to achieve Chartered Engineer status. The work will typically be a series of mid to short term assignments to project teams, designed to give exposure to all aspects of the project, and various groups within the selected discipline. Work is generally based in our office in Farnborough. However, there may be opportunities to travel and work at one of our global offices or project sites.

Fluor is dedicated to the development of their graduate engineers in their chosen profession to chartered status and provides excellent training and on the job opportunities. Throughout your career Fluor actively encourages both professional and personal development through a career development programme, in-house training, Fluor University, specialist development courses and mentoring. Fluor has developed an industry recognised Knowledge Management system in "Knowledge OnLine®" which provides access to our global expertise and through "OneFluorSM" we have an established platform for personal interaction and collaboration with other members of Fluor worldwide.

The Company

Fluor is a global engineering and construction company, employing over 56,000 people globally, serving more than 4000 clients in over 100 countries. From our Farnborough office we undertake projects in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals, Mining, Industrial, Pharmaceutical, Transportation, Telecommunications, Power, Nuclear and Government sectors. These projects are constructed in the UK, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Guinea and Saudi Arabia.

We are involved in a wide range of projects including studies, conceptual design, front-end engineering design and full engineering, procurement and construction contracts. Our clients include major oil and gas companies, national oil companies, national governments, private investors and industrial companies. The range of experience our employees gain is vast, not only in engineering, but in project management, procurement, construction, commercial and legal aspects of the business.

Fluor has major offices and job sites in many worldwide locations providing opportunities for staff to gain invaluable global business and personal experience via short or long-term project and office assignments. Some of our project sites are located in harsh environments and remote locations which require different skill sets and expertise and where logistics are a key factor in project success. Such projects provide special challenges, but also great satisfaction and reward.

The Benefits

Not only is this a chance to launch your engineering career, but also on offer is an attractive benefits package comprising:

Competitive starting salary


9 day fortnight (every other Friday you have a 3 day weekend!)

Company Pension


Subsidised Restaurant

Subsidised social activities

Graduates Advancing to Professionalism (GAP – a company funded social and professional group, run by graduates for graduates)

The Office

Graduate positions at Fluor are based from our Farnborough campus, situated close to 2 railway stations. Our campus accommodates around 2,000 people and includes undercover parking, landscaped grounds with outdoor seating areas, a central coffee shop, subsidised restaurant and good access to local shopping and transportation networks. A shuttle bus service operates between the local stations and is also available at lunchtimes for trips to local shopping centres.

Job ID: 111857BR

City: Farnborough

State: Hampshire

Country: United Kingdom

We reserve the right to modify or revise the job descriptions in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.