Human Factors Graduate Scheme (2020)
As a Graduate Human Factors consultant on our prestigious 3-year programme you will help to support the delivery of a variety of engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of challenging and exciting industries; including Nuclear, Rail, Oil & Gas and Aviation.
You’ll help us to deliver outstanding projects that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world and the users within it. We’re looking for new team members who are keen to take their passion and qualifications in Human Factors and Ergonomics to the next level, where our training and exposure to ground-breaking projects will help you achieve Chartered status and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.
Bright sparks. Ingenious solutions. We’re one of the most respected consultancies in the world. With the Atkins Graduate Development Programme, you’re in great company.
Where could I work?
As a recent graduate you could work at our Bristol or Warrington (halfway between Liverpool and Manchester) offices.
Degree requirements: 2.1 Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics or Psychology.
Based at our multidisciplinary engineering and design offices, our Human Factors and Ergonomics team members are located perfectly to provide services to clients in a range of sectors, including Nuclear, Rail, Oil & Gas and Aviation. Some example projects you could be working on are: Hinkley Point C (HPC), nuclear power station decommissioning, High Speed Rail 2 (HS2), signalling control room design, offshore platform design, airport design projects and many more.
Being part of a large global Human Factors and Ergonomics team, you will be supported and mentored as you gain experience in deploying a range of HF methodologies, such as: task analysis, Human Machine Interface (HMI) design, human error analysis, control room design, workload assessment, safety critical task assessment, etc. With our team providing support to projects throughout the world, there may also be potential for occasional overseas travel.
What are we looking for?
• Passion and understanding for working in a consultancy environment, with the ability to work with clients and internal stakeholders
• Drive to achieve Chartered status
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills, with the confidence to work on your own initiative or as part of a multidisciplinary team
• Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
• An interest in developing digital and technology-based solutions
• A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad
What are the benefits and rewards?
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How do I apply?
Please click the apply button now to start your application journey! As an equal opportunities employer we value applications from candidates of all backgrounds, cultures and abilities. For further details on our recruitment process, please refer to our website.
We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to 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 on 0121 483 5089 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our deadline for applications is Monday 15th March 2020. However, due to the popularity of our programmes, some of our roles will close earlier than others. To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.
NB: 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.