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Civil/Structural Engineer

R-053888
  1. Warrington, Whitehaven
  1. Nuclear

Civil/Structural Engineer

Use your power for a sustainable nuclear future.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

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.

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Your purpose:

Working within our Nuclear and Power business in Warrington or Whitehaven, you will be working on projects of national and international significance, at the forefront of the decommissioning legacy nuclear plants. You will be instrumental in delivering exciting, varied packages of work, interfacing with other engineering disciplines, whilst developing your technical skills and management expertise in delivering results that delight your client. You will demonstrate innovation and efficiency in your design solutions including use of value engineering and our ‘best in class’ digital solutions such as virtual reality. You will cultivate strong working relationships with clients, working with confidence and professionalism at the heart of modern engineering solutions.

What you can bring:

You will have a strong technical background in civil or structural engineering projects and be looking to develop your project management skillset alongside your technical ability. You will be an agile, lateral thinker with a delivery focus as a questioning mind and the ability to challenge and interrogate in different situations is a key part of this role. You will enjoy building strong and trusted relationships, working with others and will need to be able to interface with clients and understand their needs.

Requirements:

•Have a strong technical background, including first principles analysis and knowledge and use of relevant UK and international codes and standards.

•Be an Incorporated Engineer or working towards chartership with a recognised institution such as The Institution of Civil Engineers and / or The Institution of Structural Engineers.

•Be degree qualified (with a degree accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers or the Institution of Structural Engineers, or other recognised body).

Experience of at least three of the following aspects is highly desirable-

•Design of concrete, steel and masonry structures using recognised UK, US or European codes and standards.

•Strong team ethic, working with others across disciplines to deliver to time, cost, and quality.

•Execution of projects working to clear QA processes and procedures.

•Inspection or appraisal of existing concrete, steel, and masonry structures.

•Design and validation of structural modifications.

•Design and analysis of structures under dynamic loading such as seismic, blast or missile impact.

•Capture and processing of point cloud (3d) or photogrammetry surveys.

•Design of structures using Autodesk AutoCAD, REVIT or similar.

•Construction/implementation of designs on site.

•Working in highly regulated environments such as nuclear.

•Recognised training or experience with engineering software packages, preferably including FE analysis.

•Leading junior staff in development of design studies.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career, and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career. 

We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can adjust ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially at Recruitment@atkinsglobal.com.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us:

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

This role will 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 refer to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Travel to other Atkins premises and client sites may be necessary. You should be willing to work flexibly and outside of normal working hours to satisfy the requirements of the role. You may be required to work away from home for periods of at least six months.

Atkins is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and ability.

Additional Information:

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 refer 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.

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