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Water Technician - Peterborough/Cambridge

R-053331
  1. Cambridge, Peterborough
  1. Cities & development

Water Technician - Peterborough/Cambridge

Water Technician, Peterborough/Cambridge

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies; we have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects.

Following an exciting and very successful year and expansion of our International portfolio, the Infrastructure division is seeking to appoint a Water Technician to join our Water Sector focussed team based at either our Peterborough or Cambridge office.

The role will sit within the Asset Planning & Solutions practice of the Atkins Infrastructure division. You may be required to spend some time in client’s offices or on site, but this role offers excellent opportunities for career development and training for the right candidate. If you are interested in working within our Water team and want to understand where a career with Atkins might lead to then we would like to hear from you.

Whilst technical experience is not required, the applicant should be confident, literate and numerate with an interest in water modelling and engineering. The successful candidate will receive the training and support necessary to develop a career in hydraulic modelling and engineering. Experience of Microsoft Word and Excel is essential. Knowledge of Geographical Information Systems or MapInfo computer packages would be beneficial.
Responsibilities

  • Site inspections and data collection
  • Data analysis, verification and presentation in Excel
  • Update of Geographical Information Systems
  • Construction of water hydraulic models
  • Problem-solving within the project team
  • Maintain good client, supplier and in-house relationships

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 GCSE of Grade C / Grade 4 or above passes (or equivalent) including English, Maths and Science (Geography an advantage)
  • A Levels or equivalent qualifications
  • Further education qualifications an advantage
  • A proactive and conscientious approach to work
  • A keen eye for detail and a desire to learn
  • Experience of working in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to understand and follow instructions
  • An ability to be creative and to innovate new solutions
  • A willingness to learn from project experiences and to adopt Atkins' systems and processes
  • Experience of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Full clean driving licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Evidence of successfully undertaking and completing work experience (voluntary / employed)
  • A knowledge and understanding of the built environment and the water cycle
  • An interest in Geographical Information Systems, computer modelling or engineering.
  • Knowledge of Infoworks, InfoWater or Synergi, ArcGIS or MapInfo, AutoCAD, Micro drainage, or similar.

About Atkins

The national Asset Planning & Solutions practice within Atkins SNC-Lavalin Infrastructure division includes a well-established, multidisciplinary, water engineering team with a varied and extensive global portfolio of projects. Our local teams incorporate expert modellers, process, mechanical, electrical and civil engineers who provide a multidisciplinary approach to solving our clients’ problems in creating, managing, building and investing in water and wastewater infrastructure. Applying a networked management approach, and with a focus on staff empowerment, trust and agility, our fast-paced business can match your ambitions.

Employee benefits:

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

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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