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Join the ABL Group Graduate Scheme: Engineer Development Scheme, Sept. 22


We invite applications from naval architects, marine and offshore engineers, civil, geotechnical and electrical engineers, and any other engineering disciplines with an interest in marine to join our International Engineer Development Scheme. 

The scheme is currently accredited by RINA and IMarEST, with a similar accreditation by ICE,and we work also with other engineering institutions.

We plan to recruit up to four participants into the scheme to start in September 2022.

About the scheme

At the end of the programme, participants will be eligible to apply for full membership of RINA, IMarEST, ICE and other institutions according to their professional discipline, and for registration as Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council (UK).

  • Recruiting up to four participants into the scheme
  • Start: September 2022
  • Duration: Four years, typically broken into four placements across the ABL Group including international placements across the group’s 60 offices and 38 countries
  • Opportunities in our renewables, maritime and oil & gas sectors
  • Offers relevant knowledge and experience in:
    • Design engineering
    • Marine warranty surveying
    • Hydrodynamic and structural analysis
    • Casualty investigation techniques
    • On-site survey attendances
    • Engineering support for claims and litigation
    • Health and safety at work
    • Business administration
    • And many more areas

During the course of the programme you have the opportunity to experience placements across the group’s specialist brand companies: ABL, OWC, Innosea, Longitude Engineering and East Point Geo.

What the scheme offers you

  • Extension of your engineering skills, and application of engineering principles and theory to the solution of real problems
  • Experience of engineering in different fields, and in different market sectors
  • Enhancement of your flexibility and adaptability to cope with rapid changes in a constantly evolving profession
  • Employment with an international team with opportunities to experience work in different offices

Direct Entry

There are also openings for our Direct Entry Engineer Development Scheme, where participants will be based at a single office.  The number of places on offer will depend upon demand within the local offices.  Applicants should advise their preferred choice of office, although no guarantees on vacancies are made.

About the ABL Group

Through targeted acquisition and organic growth, the ABL Group has built a comprehensive family of branded energy and marine consultancy companies offering services that are both complementary and interconnected. This allows our business lines, branded service companies, and expertise to focus closely on delivering technical excellence in engineering and consultancy, loss prevention and loss management across 60 offices in 38 countries and 900 staff.


For UK students:

  • Applications only accepted from graduates with a Master’s degree, accredited by RINA, IMarEST and / or a similar professional institution

For international students:

  • Applicants are required to provide verification that their university course is accredited by RINA, IMarEST and / or a similar professional institution

How to apply

  • Submit an up to date CV with covering letter via the form below
  • Applications close on the 31st December 2021
  • The covering letter is important to show us why you think the EDS programme is for you, and why you’re the engineer for us!

    Apply now

    Please note that due to the large volume of applications, we will only respond to those selected for interview.

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