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<br /> 2018<br /> Edition 28<br /> Engineering<br /> targetjobsengineering.co.uk<br /> Applications Classic interview<br /> & interviews questions<br /> Sector salaries Roles & sectors<br /> Soft skills CVs & covering<br /> companies want letters<br /> Job titles<br /> explained<br /> Proud supporters of Featuring content from<br /> Incorporating<br /> TAKE<br /> IT TO<br /> THE<br /> MAX<br /> Your career in building services<br /> engineering starts at Max Fordham.<br /> Work on great projects.<br /> Work with creative minds.<br /> Work with great engineers.<br /> Visit maxfordham.com<br /> and vimeo.com/45124608<br /> WELCOME<br /> 2018<br /> Edition<br /> From the editor<br /> HOW TO GET STARTED<br /> Over the past year, we've seen a great deal of change, both within engineering and<br /> in the wider world. Britain has recorded its first day of zero electricity production<br /> from coal s<a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=1"> 2018 Edition 28 Engineering targetjobsengineeri</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=2"> TAKE IT TO THE MAX Your career in building servic</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=3"> WELCOME 2018 Edition From the editor HOW TO GET</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=4"> </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=5"> Welcome to engineering 1 Editor's column and</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=6"> 4 Welcome to engineering In this section </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=7"> </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=8"> 6 WELCOME TO ENGINEERING Engineering careers ac</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=9"> r r Winter  Apply for any remaining internship</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=10"> 8 WELCOME TO ENGINEERING Students' preferred en</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=11"> One app. Hundreds of opportunities... Why leave</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=12"> 10 From an intern to a director: our career stori</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=13"> SIMON REID Job title head of submarine output Emp</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=14"> 12 Launch your career In this section 13 </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=15"> LAUNCH YOUR CAREER The formula for application </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=16"> 14 3. Sell your skills and experience Before you </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=17"> 15 LAUNCH YOUR CAREER Networking do's and don't</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=18"> 16 LAUNCH YOUR CAREER Get clued up on engineeri</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=19"> Things to investigate Look into the following asp</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=20"> Hubs of activity: all the answers to getting hire</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=21"> The TARGETjobs employer hubs will tell you...  m</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=22"> 20 LAUNCH YOUR CAREER Engineering your CV and c</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=23"> Technical work experience Outline engineering wor</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=24"> 22 LAUNCH YOUR CAREER Sample engineering CV and</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=25"> CV covering letter Address the recipient by hi</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=26"> 24 LAUNCH YOUR CAREER Intelligent interviewing </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=27"> If you are asked something you don't think you ca</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=28"> WHAT ENGINEERING GRADUATES M A K E S Designing a</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=29"> LAUNCH YOUR CAREER Ace your technical interview</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=30"> 28 LAUNCH YOUR CAREER How to tackle an engineer</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=31"> Make your prep count The more you prepare beforeh</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=32"> 30 LAUNCH YOUR CAREER Eight skills engineering </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=33"> Planning skills What it is At work, you may hav</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=34"> An invitation only event Female Studying engin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=35"> 33 Internships In this section 34 Engi</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=36"> 34 INTERNSHIPS Engineering internships and work</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=37"> INTERNSHIPS There are plenty of ways yo</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=38"> Reg s e w h a ge obs o uk o e e ve ob a e s ge</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=39"> 37 Using your degree In this section 38 </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=40"> 38 USING YOUR DEGREE What jobs can you do with </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=41"> Defence `Mechanical engineers in the defence indu</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=42"> 40 USING YOUR DEGREE What jobs can you do with </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=43"> Alternative options You could work in a finance, </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=44"> 42 USING YOUR DEGREE What jobs can you do with </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=45"> 43 Power generation `Electronic engineers in</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=46"> 44 USING YOUR DEGREE What jobs can you do with </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=47"> Bridges The main industries or specialisms you co</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=48"> BUILD YOUR CAREER WITH US WATES.CO.UK/EARLYCAREER</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=49"> 47 Exploring industries In this section 48</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=50"> 48 EXPLORING INDUSTRIES Seeking the right speci</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=51"> T he aerospace industry is </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=52"> 50 EXPLORING INDUSTRIES AutomotiveTh Engineers</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=53"> EXPLORING INDUSTRIES Built environment Enginee</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=54"> 52 EXPLORING INDUSTRIES ChemicalsTh Engineers </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=55"> EXPLORING INDUSTRIES Defence Engineers in this</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=56"> 54 EXPLORING INDUSTRIES ElectronicsTh Enginee</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=57"> EXPLORING INDUSTRIES Energy: oil and gas Engin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=58"> 56 EXPLORING INDUSTRIES Energy: power generatio</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=59"> EXPLORING INDUSTRIES Fast-moving consumer goods</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=60"> 58 EXPLORING INDUSTRIES MarineTh Engineers who</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=61"> You need to know The diverse nature of operations</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=62"> 60 EXPLORING INDUSTRIES PharmaceuticalsTh Engi</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=63"> EXPLORING INDUSTRIES Rail Engineers in this in</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=64"> 62 EXPLORING INDUSTRIES TelecomsTh Engineers i</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=65"> Featuring... THE ENG NEER NG SK LLS & NNOVAT ON </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=66"> Remarkable people doing work that matters </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=67"> 65 Engineering FAQs In this section 66 How do</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=68"> 66 ENGINEERING FAQS How do I become professiona</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=69"> Select the right scheme Most large engineering em</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=70"> 68 ENGINEERING FAQS Where in the world can engi</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=71"> Work trips abroad Don't actually want to liv</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=72"> 70 ENGINEERING FAQS What can I earn as an engin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=73"> ENGINEERING FAQS I don't want to be an engineer</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=74"> FIND WAYS TO OPEN MINDS, OPEN EYES AND OPEN DOO</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=75"> 73 Postgraduate study In this section 74 </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=76"> 74 POSTGRADUATE STUDY Choosing a postgraduate q</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=77"> Beyond a masters degree The PhD is the traditiona</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=78"> 76 n U EPSRC CDT in Wind and Marine Energ</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=79"> 77 A–Z of employers Index of employers AECOM</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=80"> 78 AE Do you want to become the best in your f</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=81"> Ba Babcock is a leading engineering services o</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=82"> 80 BA Remarkable people, doing work that matte</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=83"> Bechtel is one of the most respected global engin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=84"> 82 D Dialog Semiconductor is a leading provid</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=85"> Ex Imagine working for the world's largest pub</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=86"> In association with Undergraduate of the Year </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=87"> N INEOS is one of the largest petrochemical c</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=88"> 86 Jo Inspiring science, enhancing life Johnso</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=89"> Ke Who we are Kerry Group is a world leader in</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=90"> 88 La We are Laing O'Rourke. We design, manufa</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=91"> M Mace is a leading international constructio</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=92"> IT not just `s for the boys! Event programme</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=93"> M We engineer air, light, sound and energy to</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=94"> 92 M Metaswitch is the world's leading cloud </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=95"> We're a global engineering, management and develo</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=96"> 94 Na Who are we? For 40 years, National Instr</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=97"> Delivered by TARGETrecru</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=98"> 96 nu Now more than ever the UK nuclear indust</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=99"> e How much a person achieves in life should n</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=100"> 98 h Thames Water is the largest water and wa</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=101"> K U Did you boil a kettle to make a coffee th</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=102"> An invitation only event Female Studying engin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=103"> W Our extraordinary trainee programme offers </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=104"> 102 Jobfinder Size up different engineering emplo</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=105"> Startingsalary(2017)Benefits Support towards CEng</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=106"> 104 Thanks to our contributors AECOM Ala Al-Bust</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=107"> Where do you see yourself? $</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2018 page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46558328?page=108"> EARLY TALENT PROGRAMMES INNOVATIVE INSPIRING IC</a>