Technology and consulting

The organisations listed below have demonstrated that they are providing optimum professional training and experience for new graduates seeking Chartered Chemical Engineer status. Contact the company directly for more information.

Aker Kvaerner

The Aker Kvaerner Group is a leading international contractor. With some 30,000 employees in more than 30 countries, Aker Kvaerner's expertise breaches boundaries both literally and figuratively. The customers are in the world's elite, and among the most reputable in their markets - oil and gas production, refining & chemicals, pharma & biotech, mining & metals, power generation, pulping and shipbuilding. Annually, these customers purchase project execution services, technology, products and industrial solutions worth USD 6 billion from the Group.

E&C Europe

Aker Kvaerner, Ashmore House, Richardson Road, Stockton on Tees, TS18 3RE.

(AK Engineering Services, AK pharmaceuticals, AK Process, Kvaerner Power and Kvaerner Pulping)

E&C Europe consists of five Aker Kvaerner businesses:

  • AK Engineering Services, AK pharmaceuticals, AK Process, Kvaerner Power and Kvaerner Pulping. AK Engineering Services carries out engineering, modifications, maintenance, operations and delivery of chemical, nuclear, water, pharmaceutical and refinery plants from its headquarters in Stockton, UK..
  • AK pharmaceuticals provides innovative total project solutions. From it's European centre of excellence at the Solent offices in Whiteley, UK, it is dedicated to serving all the requirements of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and allied industries.
  • AK Process provides engineering, procurement & construction services for petrochemicals, polymers and refining plants worldwide. The business has its headquarters in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands, and a full-service operation in the Solent offices in the UK.
  • Kvaerner Power, from its headquarters at Tampere in Finland, provides services including the design, manufacturing and service of recovery boilers, power boilers, evaporators and environmental systems.
  • Serving the chemical pulping industry with development, design and manufacture of fiberlines and recausticizing plants, Kvaerner Pulping is based in Karlstad, Sweden.


Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner Limited

Howe Moss Avenue, Kirkhill Industrial Estate, Dyce, Aberdeen, AB21 0GP.
Tel: 01224 414515 Fax: 01224 414400

Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner Ltd (AKOPL) is a leading provider of world-class solutions in total "life-of-field" support services to the oil and gas industry. AKOPL’s engineering and design capability extends from front-end consultancy through operations and maintenance support, to decommissioning and removal.

AKOPL offers extensive experience of value-added solutions that have produced significant cost savings, faster project delivery and greater long-term value to our customers.

Aker Kvaerner’s Graduate Development Scheme enables Graduates to work towards achieving chartered status via their relevant Institute. Development traditionally follows a 4-year cycle that starts with a comprehensive induction. Following induction, the Graduate’s development progresses utilising a mix of on-the-job training, formal training courses, project & department assignments. In addition the Graduate will be continually developing as their career development requires an expansion of their role and responsibilities.


13 Fitzroy Street, London, W1T 4BQ.

Arup is a global firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants, offering a diverse range of professional services to clients around the world Arup’s innovative and fully-integrated approach brings a full complement of skills and knowledge to bear on any given project.

Arup are the creative force behind many of the world’s most innovative projects. Examples include: Beijing Olympics Water Cube and Stadium, Falkirk Wheel, M6 Toll Road and the Munich Allianz Football Stadium

A commitment to the environment and the communities being worked in has always been at the heart of the Arup ethos. It defines the approach to work, clients, collaborators and employees.

Training is crucial to the enhancement of Arup’s business activities and there are currently a large number of graduates on training schemes approved by various professional bodies, including most of the major engineering institutions.


40 Eastbourne Terrace, London, W2 6LG.
Tel: 0207 053 3000

CB&I UK is part of CB&I, a major international engineering contractor to the oil and gas, refining, petrochemical and energy industries. Activities cover the entire range of services from feasibility studies, project management, engineering design, procurement and construction management through to installation, commissioning and validation.

Costain Oil, Gas & Process Limited

Costain House, Styal Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M22 5WN.
Tel: 0161 910 3444

Costain Oil, Gas and Process Limited, part of Costain Group plc, is a multi-discipline process engineering contractor providing a total engineering, procurement, construction and management capability for projects world-wide. These projects are in the oil and gas production, refining and gas processing industries.

Fichtner Consulting Engineers Limited

Kingsgate, Wellington Road North, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 1LW.
Tel: 0161 476 0032

Fichtner is one of the world's leading independent engineering consultancy firms. Founded in 1922, the group has over 2,000 staff, delivering technical advisory and project management services in more than 100 countries.

We are entirely independent; owned by the Fichtner family and company employees. By choice we are a pure engineering consultancy, exclusively focussed on providing impartial services in the best interests of our clients and their projects, uninfluenced by the equipment supply or contracting industries.

Fichtner has been operating in the UK since 1991, with a strong track record built on the core principles of quality, engineering excellence, integrity and community.

Fichtner offers a unique combination of technical, contractual and financial skills, with a core expertise in process, combustion and thermal cycle engineering. We have a proven capability of identifying, mitigating and managing the risks associated with complex process and power generation projects.  

GL Noble Denton

Holywell Park, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3GR.
Tel: 01509 282675

GL Noble Denton is a global independent provider of technical services and software to the oil and gas industry.

Part of the GL Group, our team of nearly 4,000 experts offer services in more than 80 countries, and our offices span dozens of major international energy centres including Aberdeen, London, Houston, Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur.

We work with some of the sector's best known corporations to help them plan, design and develop, operate, optimise, and assure their assets to develop and deliver innovative solutions throughout the asset lifecycle from conceptual design to asset decommissioning; providing a challenging, diverse and rewarding environment for our employees.

We have a comprehensive graduate development programme tailored to best meet the demands of each graduate that joins us. With support whenever it is needed, our graduates join one of our core teams and are given the opportunity to work on a wide variety of exciting client projects alongside our globally renowned experts in technical areas such as Safety and Risk, Software Development and Process and Integrity.

Mapped out over 24 months our Graduate Development Programme is designed to build on existing technical knowledge and through targeted training, equip our graduates with all the technical expertise required to enable them to be successful. Find out more about our graduate and placement opportunities at 

Jacobs Limited

95 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7HX.
Tel: 0141 204 2511

Jacobs is a leading technical and management consultant operating from over 50 offices in the UK, and from a growing number of international offices. The company provides an extensive range of technical and management services to government departments; local authorities; public boards, commercial and industrial clients.

The company provides its chemical engineering services through its activities in the following markets:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • syngas, hydrogen,ammonia, methanol & fischer tropsch liquids
  • oil and gas distribution
  • refining and petrochemicals
  • chemicals
  • environmental effluent/emissions treatment
  • gasification
  • power plant and carbon capture

In the UK and from its international operations.

Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies

10 Eastbourne Terrace, London W2 6LG.
Tel: 0207 957 4120

Technology Centre, Princeton Drive, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6PY.
Tel: 01642 853800

Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies develops and licenses proprietary process technologies. They also offer collaborating companies an extensive range of technology development, process design and engineering skills. For over thirty years Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies has been engaged in innovative development. Their comprehensive expertise of catalysis and reaction engineering has been tailored to the production of a wide range of chemicals and they continue to develop novel processes using this experience.

Their licensing business is fully supported by technology transfer services including conceptual process design, basic engineering, supply of critical equipment and catalysts, client training, plant commissioning, plant start-up and performance testing. They have full process engineering capabilities to deliver process licences with guarantees and to supply complete front-end design and commissioning services.

Kellogg Brown & Root

Hill Park Court, Springfield Drive, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7NL.
Tel: 020 8544 5000

KBR is an international technology-based engineering and construction company, which provides a full spectrum of industry-leading services for public infrastructure and to the hydrocarbon, chemical, energy, and forest products industries. It operates in 120 countries around the world and has major resource centres in Leatherhead and Aberdeen in the UK, Houston in the US and Adelaide in Australia.

KBR is the engineering and construction division of Halliburton Company, founded in 1919 and now one of the world's largest integrated energy services, engineering, construction and maintenance companies. The company's website can be accessed at

Morgan Sindall Professional Services

Seventh Floor, Anchorage 2, Salford Quays, Manchester M50 3YW
0161 873 2500

Morgan Sindall Professional Services (MSPS) focuses on a best-in-class multidiscipline design service across the Chemicals and Life Sciences, Energy, Nuclear and Manufacturing sectors. Our ambition is to be a leading brand for design and delivery excellence. Our key values are illustrated by a track record of close long-term relationships, clever problem solving and our ability to deliver advanced processes in intelligent buildings.

We provide modern and flexible process and manufacturing assets, combining creativity and experience to help our customers deliver leading edge facilities in globally competitive markets. Our projects range in capital value from tens of thousands to hundreds of millions GBP.

MSPS is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a £2 billion turnover FTSE-listed construction and regeneration business.

OSL Consulting

Sidings House, Freightliner Road, Hull, HU3 4XA.

Founded in 2005, OSL is a Process Engineering Consultancy and Design Company with offices in Humberside, Aberdeen and Lagos.
We specialise in conceptual studies, front end engineering and the provision of solutions to the Gas Processing, Transport and Storage sectors. The Company has extensive experience in the Energy market, including environmentally friendly technologies such as bio-fuel and bio-gas. Our team undertake a variety of projects for customers, priding ourselves in the provision of innovative solutions and the timeliness and cost effectiveness of delivery. We are able to continue from conceptual engineering into full implementation either directly or by managing client or contractor.


Witan Gate House, 500-600 Witan Gate West, Milton Keynes, MK9 1BA.
Tel: 01908 668844

The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE:SHAW) is a leading global provider of engineering, construction, technology, fabrication, remediation and support services for clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response industries.

A Fortune 500 company with fiscal year 2009 annual revenues of $7.3 billion, Shaw has approximately 28,000 employees around the world and is the power sector industry leader according to Engineering News-Record's list of Top 500 Design Firms.

Backed by more than a century of experience, Shaw's Energy & Chemicals Group is recognized for its ability to develop, design, commercialize and integrate a wide range of process technologies and perform project work that ranges from small consulting studies to large engineering, procurement and construction projects. Our integration with Shaw’s pipe and steel fabrication capabilities, hands-on management approach and focus on safety help our customers meet their goals.

We operate from six major offices: in Milton Keynes, UK; Houston, TX; Baton Rouge, La.; Toronto, Canada; and Mumbai, India.
Applications for graduate positions close in December each year; CVs can be sent to 
For more information, please visit Shaw's website at


CEL House, Westwood Way, Westwood Business Park, Coventry, CV4 8HS.

Together WSP and GENIVAR are one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, with 14,500 employees, based in more than 300 offices, across 35 countries, on every continent.


We operate as a specialist in a number of sectors, these sectors are:

  • pharmaceuticals and biotechnology 
  • food, beverages and consumer products 
  • industrial and chemical 
  • specialist equipment 
  • energy and waste


The service provision covers a wide range of consultancy and project delivery services which may be provided as separate elements or through integrated teams, this includes Consultancy, Project realisation and Term Services.  Most of WSP CEL’s work is in complex projects, often within a facility which continues to remain operational during construction.

For further information on the company and potential career opportunities within WSP CEL please e-mail

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