Energy - Naval Architecture Graduate Scheme (2018)
We’re looking for the next generation of engineers to join our Naval Architecture team in London. Atkins Energy business has worked in the offshore industry for more than 40 years. We’ve taken on and helped to successfully deliver some of the largest offshore structures and have been at the forefront of some of the industry’s most pioneering innovations.
The Naval Architecture team typically work on tasks throughout the product lifecycle covering aspects including, concept design, detail design, fabrication support, in-operation integrity management and decommissioning. Some of our typical clients include; BP, Shell, Repsol, Statoil and E.ON.
What you'll be doing
With the support of the London team you could find yourself doing some of the following tasks:
- Design and analysis of floating and fixed offshore structures including- FPSO/FLNG vessels, semi-submersibles, floating offshore wind turbines, fixed offshore wind turbines.
- Analysis of vessels and offshore structures using techniques including - hydrodynamic analysis, mooring analysis, stability analysis, structural assessments.
- Learning to use tools such as Ansys AQWA, DNV SESAM, Simulia Abaqus, MathCAD, and Python .
- Delivering projects such as those recently undertaken; Kincardine and Dounreay Tri floating offshore wind farms, Shell Prelude FLNG assessment, Premier Oil Solan subsea oil storage tank.
As part of the Naval Architecture team you will be supported in your graduate development as you move toward becoming a chartered engineer by a team with recent experience of initial professional development with the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. This will fit alongside the wider Atkins graduate training and development programme.
You could also...
In addition to some of the responsibilities you can see above - As a graduate engineer, you could also be involved in;
- Supporting on some major projects across various areas of Energy from nuclear decommissioning, new power generation and transmission, to offshore, wave and tidal energy
- Reviewing and developing designs to improve plants, equipment, structures and Energy related systems
- Carrying out surveys and site inspections, building strong client relationships
- Using a variety of engineering software packages, as well as 2D and 3D modelling for new designs and modifications
- Producing safety cases, reports and documentation to support the planning, design, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of Energy facilities
- Carrying out design and assessment for new build projects as well as additions, modifications and repairs to existing assets.
- Attending graduate networks & forums to help shape our scheme & graduate community activities
Who we’re looking for
You’ll be a talented graduate with a minimum 2.2 master’s degree in Naval Architecture.
You’ll have ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills and achieve Chartered status. With a passion for working in a consultancy environment, you’ll want to work with customers and with teams who deliver to their customers and you’ll be adaptable and happy to cope with uncertainty. Communication and team-working will be your key skills as well as having the ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions.
Benefits & Rewards
If you join us you will be working on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time, helping to shape the future of energy. You will have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced engineers in the industry. Our 3-year flexible graduate scheme promises to give you the support you need to develop your technical, commercial and consultancy skills. Some of our benefits, to name a few, include;
- A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join – paid within the first month
- Continuous support and mentoring to achieve chartered status with your chosen institution, funded by Atkins. With a chartership bonus of £2,500 once complete
- A robust career development plan, including a library of core learning modules and on the job technical training
- 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy up to 15 additional daysleave per year
- 2 volunteer days per year for you to use for a cause that matters to you
- Local graduate forums & a strong graduate network across all locations
- Annual events, such as our 2-day graduate induction, ski trips, away weekends, team building activities - check out our grad community page here
For a full list of our benefits, please click here
How to apply
Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible. Please refer to our website for further information on our recruitment process.
NB: Successful candidates will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to security clearance being granted.
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