Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering graduate

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Mechanical engineering graduate

“TfL offers engineers the opportunity of an office based job with the ability to visit the track, train depot or station as frequently as required.”
– Benjamin, Mechanical Engineering


How long: 3 years
Where: London
Salary: £27,000

What you’ll need:
A minimum of a 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering accredited by IMechE


We’re looking for people who are:

  • Use technical knowledge to develop solutions to best deliver to the customer
  • Contribute to the team vision with an active and accountable approach
  • Communicate effectively both technical and non-technical matters
  • Put safety and reliability first in all decision making

What will I be doing?

As a graduate, your two year development programme will be made up of up to eight placement rotations. Our aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience you need for your successful career. It will  also support your route to Chartered Engineer with the IMechE and your selection of a first role within the TfL Engineering Directorate.

We understand that everyone’s career is different, so every graduate’s journey is unique. The placements could be based in: Rolling Stock Engineering , Track Engineering , Lifts and Escalators Engineering, Operational Engineering, Station Systems Engineering, Asset management, Major Projects, Asset Management.

Where can this career take me?

Our mechanical engineers have the chance to create a huge impact. A career with us can be very varied with opportunities across the whole of TfL Engineering for you to enjoy. In five years, you should expect to have achieved chartered status with the IMechE and to have created opportunities to be an engineer working in all areas of the business.

This can be from performance engineering, using simulation software, to providing technical support to our operating businesses and responsible for making key technical decisions. In ten years, you could be responsible for the performance of an engineering team and setting the engineering approach informing strategic decisions on designs and processes.


Applications are closed for this role.