Building Services, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Graduate Scheme 2019 - Infrastructure
As a Graduate Building Services, Mechanical or Electrical Engineer you’ll get to see your ideas put into place on the design and engineering projects that keep the world turning. We’re all about making spaces and places work perfectly for people.
Whether it’s an airport, a transport interchange, a university campus, a nuclear power station or the world’s first tidal lagoon, you’ll help us to deliver outstanding projects that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world. Whatever your ambitions we’ve a role to match your passion and degree, while our training will help you achieve Chartered status and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.
Join us in our vision to be the world’s best Infrastructure Consultancy, working with a broad range of clients to influence policy, future technology and global sustainability.
What you’ll be doing
As a graduate, you’ll be joining one of the following teams:
Building Services - Our Building Services team provides technically excellent engineering solutions in the built environment. Our capabilities include Electrical and Mechanical engineering, Public Health, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Sustainability, Fire and Security, Building Management Systems and IT and Vertical Transportation. With a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, you’ll develop your skills working on different building and infrastructure projects. Collaborating with a diverse range of people, you’ll carry out building services system inspections and heating ventilation and air conditioning design (HVAC). You’ll also prepare a variety of reports, contract documents and project designs, assessment calculations and drawings.
Mechanical, Electrical & Process Engineering (MEP) - Our MEP team provides mechanical, electrical, ICA (instrumentation, control and automation) and process engineering skills and expertise to water companies in the UK and overseas, supporting their capital (both new build and refurbishment) and operational (problem solving on existing sites) projects and programmes. With a Master’s degree in electrical engineering you’ll get the opportunity to develop your capability in a wide range of exciting projects including; water and wastewater treatment, sludge treatment, pumping stations, pipelines, electrical control systems, cooling water systems and computer aided design (CAD). Water, both clean and dirty, is a critical resource needing careful management and you could play a key part in this!
Engineering Technology - Our engineering technology team specialises in advanced computer-based structural and dynamic analysis using finite element analysis software to predict the behaviour of civil, structural and mechanical hardware. With a Master’s degree in civil or mechanical engineering, you’ll get involved in a variety of fields from structural dynamics and seismic engineering to stress, thermal and fatigue analysis.
Where you’ll be based
Atkins Infrastructure have teams based across the UK:
- Building Services - Bristol, Colchester, Epsom, Exeter and London
- MEP - Belfast, Bristol, Derby, Epsom, Peterborough and Warrington
- Engineering Technology - Epsom
Who we’re looking for
- Talented graduates with/expecting a 2.2 or above MEng/MSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Please note, we will also consider graduates with/expecting a 2.1 or above BEng/BSc in an electrical engineering discipline
- Good written standard of English and oral communication abilities
- Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
- Experience or an interest in developing the application of computer programming and other digital solutions to engineering problems
- Ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills and achieve Chartered status
- Strong interpersonal and team working skills
- Aflexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad
- Ideally some design or site experience gained on a work placement.
Rewards and Benefits
- 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 Infrastructure. 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 days per year
- 2 volunteer days per year for you to use for a cause that matters to you
- Assigned graduate buddy upon joining and a strong graduate network across all locations
- Various annual events, such as our 2-day graduate induction, ski trips, away weekends and team building activities.
How to apply
Our deadline for applications is Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible. For further details on our recruitment process please refer to our website.
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 (or in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.