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Civil Engineer

R-050426
  1. Epsom

Civil Engineer

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin, is one of the world’s leading multi-disciplinary consultancy firms offering unparalleled opportunities for talented individuals in search of a rewarding career. Atkins’ Infrastructure business is looking for a flexible and civil engineer to support our Cities and Development, Energy and Defence clients around the UK in a range of exciting and unique design and construction projects.
The Infrastructure business provides multidisciplinary engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range of building and infrastructure projects, leading the way in innovation, design transformation and digital engineering. Drawing upon a diverse skill set and with a proven track record of delivery we are playing a leading role in challenging and exciting engineering projects. We pride ourselves in offering a truly multi-disciplinary working environment and bring exciting opportunities to influence a project from beginning to end. This position will form part of our national Building Design Practice with all the opportunities for collaboration that this brings, but with a specific focus on Civil engineering within the Cities and Development market.
The post will be largely based at our South East office with the option to work out from our London office. The role will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience and problem-solving skills whilst providing good opportunities for career development. We are looking for a practically minded Civil engineer, particularly those with a Cities and Development (including commercial, residential and education) background and experience in civil engineering structures, drainage design, utilities  and pavement design.
If you have a passion for engineering and want to understand where a career with Atkins might lead then we would like to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the delivery of small to medium infrastructure projects as part of a technically focussed design
  • Production of designs for projects in accordance with relevant design standards and codes
  • Ensuring the provision of efficient and high-quality engineering services, to a high level of quality assurance
  • Point of contact for clients, contractors, design team and third parties including architects
  • Offer support and guidance to more junior members of the team where necessary
  • Effectively manage own time

Requirements
Please read these requirements carefully before applying and ensure they are evident on your CV if you have achieved them.
Honours Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering preferred. HND considered or equivalent experience.

Established skill and delivery in:

  • familiarity with current design standards and working practices (British Standards and Eurocodes); and/or
  • the design and analysis of drainage, utilities, paved and unpaved surfaces, earthworks, access and accessibility, construction logistics and familiarity with current UK design standards and working practices; and/or
  • Experience in, and a desire to, collaborate within a technically orientated and technically focussed team
  • Experience in the Cities and Development market (including commercial, residential and education),
  • Experience of working in the Defence market (preferred dependent on level of overall experience)
  • Experience of working on multi-discipline projects (preferred, depending on level of overall experience)

In Addition, You Will

  • have a proactive, co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues and clients
  • have a supportive and encouraging approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team
  • have a self-motivating, reliable and consistent approach to work
  • be practically minded with a problem-solving nature
  • be able to work independently and in teams
  • have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • take acceptance of responsibility for work carried out
  • have a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • have a flexible attitude to both the type of work undertaken and the level of responsibility given

What we offer

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default Atkins offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.  Our IT systems support home-working, so where you have parental or carer duties; or you simply need to be elsewhere for a parcel, servicing your car, or waiting in for a tradesperson; Atkins will work for you.  Similarly, Atkins’ corporate social responsibility provides the opportunity to give something back to the community, and we run professional networks supporting groups such as local schools, charities, parents, those coming out of the armed-forces and women in engineering.

Training

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave.

To support and safeguard your physical and mental wellbeing we provide an employee assistance programme offering advice and support in times of need.You will also have access to our Flexible Benefits, where you can opt in to a wide range of benefits to complement your work/life balance: such as medical insurance, gym membership, the cycle-to-work scheme, child care vouchers, charitable giving, additional pension contributions etc.

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package . https://yourrewarduk.snclavalin.com/

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.

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.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.


 

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