Engineering and construction

Engineering Graduate for offshore steel fabrication

Step into a career where you’ll help generate clean energy by assisting with the fabrication of state-of-the-art steel foundations for offshore wind turbines

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-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 help and learn from our world-class colleagues in the Fabrication Department where you’ll join the fabrication manager and fabrication supervisors who are overseeing contractors and fabrication yards spread out globally. The Fabrication Management department is part of the foundation functional area. You’ll join a skilled team and department where the pace is high, and the challenges are many. Your second and third rotations can be in Engineering Design, Technical Quality, or Transport & Installation, depending on your interest and qualifications.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • managing the foundation contractor and ensuring that the product meets the contract requirements for safety, quality, time, and costs
  • conducting weekly progress meetings with the contractor
  • managing a small team of supervisors, technical quality engineers, and external consultants
  • liaising with our back-office support organisation to ensure efficient processing of technical queries and NCRs
  • reporting on progress, quality, risks, etc., to the Senior Fabrication Manager or Package Management
  • securing alignment of technical solutions with our contractors and internal stakeholder, e.g., designers, installation, and O&M.

To succeed in this role, you:

  • have a master’s degree within naval architecture, marine engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, or similar before 1 September 2024
  • have good written and verbal English skills
  • are team-oriented, safety-minded, and focused on quality
  • are good with numbers and demonstrate strong organisation skills
  • are a competent user of the MS Office suite and are familiar with AutoCAD and planning tools.

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.

Please note that you’re expected to do extensive travelling in relation to your work, as you’ll be visiting various fabrication yards and suppliers around the world. There will be assignments that requires extended stay from three to six months at the fabrication sites.