We are Continuum Industries, an Edinburgh-based startup developing artificial intelligence (AI) tools that enable engineers to rapidly create and explore design options for infrastructure projects. We’re on a mission to help accelerate the path to Net Zero by speeding up the early stage design of large, complex infrastructure projects. In order to achieve these goals, we're searching for a Graduate Project Engineer (Infrastructure) who will relish the opportunity and challenge of working in a high-growth, fast-paced startup.
To date, our product, Optioneer, has successfully helped support the design of major electricity transmission projects, hydrogen pipelines, offshore wind farm export cables and challenging water pipelines. The projects we work on are built in, and influence the real world.
Our clients include many of the household names within the electricity and utilities sector who are currently embracing the once-in-a-lifetime challenge of rapidly upgrading and developing transmission systems which are necessary to support sustainable infrastructure of the future. Our solution plays an important role in helping them achieve this goal.
Optioneer saves 2-12 months of work on an average project (depending on its size) and usually explores more than 10 million options which provides critical speed up and confidence in early stages of project development. This helps wind farms get connected to the grid faster, saves money for taxpayers in utility bills and reduces risks for infrastructure investors (like pension funds).
Infrastructure project development is a complex task - and our product requires hundreds of engineering parameters, gigabytes of geospatial data and algorithms that should run with minimal human tuning. This presents us with some unique challenges, spanning from ensuring the return of correct and accurate solutions, to meeting the requirements of an increasingly complex and stringent consenting environment.We are looking for a bright and curious engineer not afraid to work on the border between traditional engineering and cutting edge AI. You’d be joining a great team, backed by leading European Venture Capital investors, at a time when we’re starting to rapidly grow our team and the adoption of our technology. You will have a chance to use and develop state of the art technology in an established industry, dramatically improving the way in which critical infrastructure comes together. We hope you will be excited about these challenges and if you’ve read this far and are planning to apply, please mention the word ‘road to net zero’ in your application - we want to make sure you took two minutes to read this.