Daniel Robinson and Greg Bannatyne discussing their experiences on the graduate programme, having now completed their 3rd and final year of the graduate scheme. Both Daniel and Greg have a background of qualifications in aerospace and have been working in our Mechanical Engineering team within Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology business (ADS&T). Questions asked by James Domone.
Sustainability, green buildings, net zero – over the last decade we’ve seen these terms turn from buzz words to business imperatives. Climate change is an issue we’re all aware of in the engineering industry and something most of us believe we can make a real difference to. Now is the time for us all to be thinking seriously about how we make more of an impact on the sustainability agenda.
Earlier this summer, 200 graduates from across our UK businesses came together for a two-day development event at The University of Warwick which marked the completion of the three-year programme for those who joined us in 2016.
I’m Nthabiseng Morajane, junior mechanical engineer at SNC-Lavalin’s Technical Support Services (TSS) in oil & gas. I joined the company’s Graduate Engineering Development Program (GEDP) in December 2018. It has been incredibly rewarding to learn and grow alongside such a diverse and ambitious group of fellow graduate engineers.
I’m Bartho Schoonbee, a graduate mechanical engineer on SNC-Lavalin’s Graduate Engineering Development Program (GEDP) in Sub Saharan Africa. I have a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and am currently doing my BTech.
I’m Kwazi Nokwabuza, junior engineer at Kentz, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group. I am fortunate to be one of the top ten graduates chosen for SNC-Lavalin’s 2018 Graduate Engineering Development Program (GEDP). It’s a rotational program that includes practical experience, formal in-house tuition and relevant external training.
Transferable skills to the fore, Sophie proved that a non-technical background is no barrier to a career at Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group. Read how she went from a degree in Fine Art to an impressive career in Project Management.
Spencer graduated in 2017 and joined Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, shortly after. In just a year he has grown from new graduate to confident engineer with invaluable experience. In this blog he gives six reasons why since joining, he has never looked back.
Katie Baines joined Atkins in 2015. Since then she’s been putting her hand up for every opportunity, gaining incredible skills and experience on challenging work. In just three years she shaped herself into a rounded civil engineer. In this blog she tells us about her most exciting graduate projects.
The barriers women face in a male dominated work space are top of our agenda at Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group. But just talking about them isn’t enough. We’re constantly working on our attitudes from the top down and supporting women’s career advancement at all stages. #insideAtkins caught up with graduate Jenny Evans, whose crucial management role means she’s had to overcome that female stereotype of not speaking up or being assertive.
In 2016 Louise joined Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, as part of our Graduate Development Programme (GDP). Since then she’s been raising the bar on all expectations. We caught up with her to find what her secret is to enjoying so many amazing opportunities so early in her career.