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Assistant Engineer-Highways

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Assistant Engineer

Want to be part of one of the largest transportation consultancies in the UK?  We are delivering a wide range of exciting highways schemes across the West and Wales, which will give you the opportunity to develop your experience and support a number of our local authority clients and work with our internationally based design teams on overseas projects.

We are looking for people who enjoy an engineering challenge, who are curious about finding solutions and are prepared to dig deep to ensure we always delight.  We value creativity, courage and being different.  If this sounds like you, and you aim high, come and join us today …… we’re looking for people just like you!

You’ll be based at our Swansea office but with some travel to other Atkins locations within the region to ensure you can deliver value for our clients.

Key responsibilities

•Be an excellent communicator with confidence to work on your own initiative or as part of a team.

•Use your excellent analytical skills to derive potential solutions to engineering problems and engineering judgement to appraise and recommend options.

•Undertake designs, production of and review design documentation including sketches, drawings, calculations, reports and specifications.

•Stay abreast of industry developments and changes in standards.

Key requirements

•BEng, MEng or MSc in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

•Working towards Incorporated or Chartered Engineer status with a relevant professional body.

•A good track record in civil engineering design.

•Good written and oral standard of English.

•Assisting with the resolution of engineering problems.

•Ensuring tasks are carried out within agreed timescales and budgets.

Connecting countries, cities and communities, our Transportation team works on some of the most challenging projects of our time. Helping people to travel reliably and more efficiently, we transform rail and highway infrastructure. So, get on board and play a big part in our success.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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