We’ll only accept one application per recruitment campaign year, therefore, make sure you read the job descriptions available to make sure you’ve selected the right choice for you.
What if I don’t meet your entry requirements?
Entry requirements vary by role so please make sure you check the job description before applying to us. If you feel you don’t meet any of these minimum requirements then we do offer a range of direct hire opportunities, which you can find on our job search page.
I am an international student; am I eligible to apply?
Yes - Atkins is an A rated sponsor within the Home Office Sponsorship Management system under Tier 2. This means that we can sponsor candidates from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who do not currently have the right to work in the UK but possess a valid Tier Four student visa. However, this does vary so please ensure you check the eligibility criteria in the job description.
What process will I go through when applying for a graduate or placement role?
Full details on our application process can be found on our ‘How To Apply’ page.
When’s the closing date for applications?
Each role advertised on our careers pages should provide you with that detail, but generally we will close as we go along based on volume of applications, so we suggest that you get your application in as soon as you can to ensure the options are available that you’re interested in.
Can I submit a CV or covering letter?
We don’t accept CV’s or covering letters so please make sure you capture all of your details on our online application form.
I have a disability, are you able to provide adjustments and / or support?
Yes, we provide adjustments because we want you to be able to demonstrate your full potential during the recruitment process. It is advisable to inform us as soon as possible about the adjustments you may require in order to ensure that they are implemented on time. Please contact email@example.com or call 0121 483 5089.
What types of adjustments are available for someone who has a disability or health condition?
We can provide various adjustments that will enable you to perform your best at all stages of the recruitment process. Examples of adjustments we have made in the past include, but are not limited to, providing assistive technology; extra time; changing the format of an assessment; scheduling an interview at a specific time; and ensuring there is access. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 483 5089.
Who can I contact about my application and disability?
If you have a specific question related to disability, please contact email@example.com or call 0121 483 5089. All conversations will be confidential.
Should I tell you about my disability?
Yes, you should tell us as soon as possible if you require any adjustments or changes to the interview process. Failure to do so may result in adjustments not being made resulting in you not being able to demonstrate your full potential. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 483 5089.
What is the Atkins Graduate Development Programme (GDP)?
The Graduate Development Programme is a three-year framework, designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to progress your early career and work towards a professional qualification. The programme features a series of signature events, core training modules, professional development, mentoring and on-the-job experience.
When do I receive my settling-in allowance?
We offer a £2,500 settling-in allowance upon joining our development programme and this is paid into your first month’s salary. You’ll also receive another bonus of £2,500 which is paid upon achieving your chosen qualification.
Can I work in other offices?
As a placement student, you’ll usually only be working from the office where you are based from. As a graduate, you’ll have a home office base, however, you may be required to work from other offices at times depending on the projects you are working on.
Liam was recognised by both Stonewall and Building Equality with the North West Ally of The Year Award for his efforts to promote diversity within the construction industry, particularly on behalf of the LGBT+ community.