Engineering and construction

Engineering Graduate

Step into a career where you’re focusing on corrective actions and improvements on our wind turbines in Operation

The Ørsted Global Graduate Programme is designed to unleash your potential and give you the unique opportunity of a fast-tracked career in Ørsted. We offer you an intense two-year developmental journey where you’ll learn from experts within your field and get international project experience, tools to drive innovation, and a strong cross-functional network with other talents.

The Graduate journey
Our Graduate Programme consists of two to three rotations, where you’ll solve business challenges, take responsibility for your own assignments, and engage in our day-to-day business decisions.

In your first rotation, you’ll be part of Transmission Systems where you, together with your colleagues, will define best practice for the inspection and maintenance of our offshore and onshore substations. Best practice derives from a mix of operational experience, lessons learned from failures and damages, and operational innovation initiatives. You’ll be closely involved in these activities to ensure that our focus on offshore substation integrity is always up to date and based on the latest knowledge and innovation initiatives. In your second and third rotation you’ll build a larger understanding of the entire organisation by being based in functions working in other periods of wind farms operational cycle from early project initiation to onsite operational support. Opportunities and details will be investigated early in your first rotation, also aiming to match your background and area of interest.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • collecting information and viewpoints to establish an overview of a given situation or failure and identify solutions
  • driving projects and activities forward to prepare and improve the preventive maintenance plan and providing technical support for corrective maintenance
  • working together with the OPEX procurement team to prepare service contract tenders
  • working with our supply chain organisation on defining and implementing alternative suppliers and components for improved performance or improved cost of operating.

To succeed in this role, you:

  • have a keen interest in green energy and a mindset of thinking in terms of sustainable energy production from an environment and cost perspective
  • interact with colleagues and stakeholders across geographies in a natural and supportive way
  • have a high level of self-drive and an ability to establish and use your network to gain information
  • have a master’s degree or equivalent in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar or a practical background supported with an education on bachelor’s level obtained before 1 September 2024.

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

The best first step you’ll ever take
Send your CV, most recent grade transcripts, and answer the screening questions as soon as possible and no later than 7 January 2024.

Please don’t hesitate to write to if you have any questions. If you need to request any adjustments to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements. 

Step closer to career as a graduate in Ørsted
In Ørsted, we help accelerate your talent into an international career within your professional field. See our Global Graduate Programme overview, read more about the recruitment process, and find out how you can help us turn visions into reality.