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Civil And Structural Graduate Scheme 2019 - Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind

Within the oil and gas division, our operations focus on fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and subsea pipelines. Having worked on thousands of oil and gas installations around the world, you’ll join a team of over 20,000 experts located in North America, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the UK. We work across the life cycle of the oil and gas industry, finding innovative solutions to complex challenges through the increased use of digital and immersive technologies, and have worked on over 700 projects in the last five years all around the world. We have provided unrivalled technical expertise and support to the oil and gas industry for more than four decades. Our highly skilled teams are leading technical developments across the globe and, with our input, problems are solved and critical decisions are made with confidence. 

What you’ll be doing and where you’ll be based 

We have opportunities for graduates across a range of our Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind teams in the UK. From a Civil or Structural Engineering background, you could be working in one of the following teams, here’s a little about what they do; 

Aberdeen - based here as a civil or structural engineer you could be involved in; working with North Sea operators in supporting them in their brownfield modification projects and/or operational support work in their daily production. This is a dynamic environment ensuring that code requirements, production efficiency and safe operations are maintained using innovative approaches to assets which, in some cases are 40 years old, operating efficiently and safely pushing your knowledge and capability to the full extent. 

Bristol - Based here we are engaged in a broad range of projects and while our operations focus on fixed and floating offshore structures we also have the adaptability to support the nuclear energy market. Your role will include structural engineering, analysis and design of new offshore fixed and floating structures. Structural integrity of offshore structures and process plant. Assisting in the assessment of fatigue and reliability of structures. Involvement in multi-disciplinary design projects across Energy sectors. By joining Bristol, you will become part of a global team located in North America, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the UK. 

Epsom - Based in Epsom within the Offshore Structural Engineer team you will be working on concept, FEED and detailed design of major offshore assets together with developing innovative solutions for repair and upgrades. Responsibilities include conducting structural engineering, analysis and design work, completion and delivery of engineering consultancy work for all types of offshore fixed structures, ensuring the provision of efficient high quality structural engineering, contributions to proposals, tenders, business and marketing plans and meeting cost and time targets to deliver high quality consultancy services to oil and gas industry clients. 

London - Based here you will find yourself working on projects in the Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind markets carrying out assessments of existing structures, including modifications and repairs, as well as design and assessment for new build projects. Some of our recent projects include Repsol UK Structural Integrity Management (SIM), Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm and the Yme Field Redevelopment. There may also be the opportunity for occasional site based work on offshore Oil & Gas platforms in the North Sea, if this is something that excites you. We’re looking for candidates who have a keen interest in offshore structures and a desire to work with software tools such as Mathcad, Python, Excel and various Finite Element packages. 

Glasgow & Edinburgh - Based in our Glasgow, Bellshill or Edinburgh office you will find yourself working on projects in the Offshore Engineering markets. Some of our current projects include Asset Integrity work for BP and Repsol in the North Sea, Structural Design for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm and Mechanical Integrity assessments for Power Stations in the UK and overseas. We’re looking for candidates who have a keen interest in assessing integrity of aging plant, performing structural & mechanical design and analysis. 

Who we’re looking for 

  • You’ll be a talented graduate with a minimum 2.2 Master’s/MEng degree in Civil or Structural engineering. 
  • 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. 

Graduate Community 

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Benefits & Rewards

When you join our Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind team, you’ll be empowered to be the professional you want to be, working on projects you feel proud of. You will be part of an international team, making a real difference to the world around you and leaving a lasting legacy for future generations. As you move through our structured development programme and experience the breadth of our expertise, you could take your career in any number of different directions, working on some of the most technically challenging projects of our generation. 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/accreditation bonus of £2,500 once attained
  • 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 days leave 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 and more

How to apply

Our deadline for applications is Wednesday 02nd January 2019. However, due to the popularity of some of our programmes we may close before this deadline, therefore to avoid disappointment we would advise applying as early as possible.

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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