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Electrical Engineer

R-048135
  1. Birmingham, Derby, York, Manchester, Croydon
  1. Transportation

Electrical Engineer

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.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

It’s an exciting time to join the railway industry with billions of pounds of investment projects to be delivered in the coming years, both in the UK and around the world. Atkins are playing a key part in modernising the UK railway network. Being part of our transportation team, you will have opportunities to be involved in preparing our infrastructure for a greener future on high profile projects across the length and breadth of the UK and internationally.

We are looking to recruit electrical engineers into our railway engineering practice to work on multi-disciplinary engineering projects. The work will include undertaking design of railway infrastructure systems, initially under the supervision of experienced engineers but rapidly taking on more responsibilities. In addition to office-based design there will be a requirement to undertake site surveys and liaise with other disciplines and clients. Successful candidates will soon develop a detailed knowledge of railway infrastructure and how different engineering and non-engineering disciplines work together to create the whole system in a safety critical environment.

We are recruiting across a broad range of roles within the business including M&E, E&P (LV distribution), building services, earthing and bonding, EMC.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in:

  • Integrating with and supporting a team of design engineers who undertake electrical design work within a rail environment.
  • Undertaking site surveys and the preparation of design specifications to company and Network Rail standards.
  • Preparing design deliverable packages for professional submission including drawings, calculations and reports.
  • Safety and technical assurance including participation in hazard workshops and risk assessments.
  • Client engagement activities from the outset, including attending project meetings, issuing project updates
  • Costing, estimating, planning, management and implementing works

Requirements:

  • Appropriate railway experience in a technical design environment, would be an advantage.
  • The drive and self-motivation to achieve chartered status with a professional body and to continuously develop your technical & behavioural skills.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge in analysing problems and creating solutions.
  • Able to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to make correct judgements.
  • HNC/HND/Degree qualification in Electrical/Electronic/Power engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of the use of BS7671, BS7430, BS EN 50121 and EN50122.
  • Appropriate experience working in CAD design in a building services or infrastructure environment would be an advantage.
  • The successful applicant will be a competent user of IT tools in particular Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in software such as Microstation, Amtech, Dialux, ETAP would be an advantage but not essential.

Why work for Atkins?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

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.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Training:

Atkins is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Flexible Working:

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.

Diversity & Inclusion:

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.

Security Clearance:

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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