Systems and Safety Graduate Scheme 2019 - Transportation
Do you want to work on some of the most prestigious, innovative and demanding construction projects within the transportation sector? From Crossrail to HS2, to managing the M25 and construction of a new motorway around Newport to ease congestion and on to London’s Heathrow Airport and the London Underground network.
The Systems and Safety Practice works both in the UK and internationally (US, Australia and the Middle East). We help our clients understand and make decisions confidently in complex situations; covering independent audit/assessment, technology development, engineering process, scheme development and design, construction and commissioning operations and maintenance.
The team are organised into three main capability areas namely Systems Thinking, Systems Project Delivery and Systems Safety. Understanding projects from different stakeholders’ point of view, we help our clients to find the best solutions to their challenges. Working flexibly as teams, we support each other to develop and deliver, and take opportunities for socialising together too. Over the next few years the team is focused on becoming an International centre of excellence for systems & safety engineering.
What you’ll be doing
- Working as a Graduate Engineer, your role will cover a broad range of systems engineering tasks across the full project lifecycle including scoping, safety, design and development of the rail infrastructure delivering a holistic system engineering approach. Other aspects of your role may include conceptual studies affecting the future of transportation.
- Alongside you may also be supporting the delivery of engineering safety management tasks on major infrastructure projects. You will be required to engage with various stakeholders, including discipline leads, senior engineers and project managers, suppliers and clients.
- Assisting major internal projects for Systems Engineering – including requirements (functional, performance and safety), engineering (planning/elicitation and development), modelling (system modelling, RAM modelling, reliability analysis, Safety Analysis), interface management, verification and validation
- Supporting the writing and execution of systems engineering plans within timescale and budget for a diverse range of projects
- Assisting in qualitative and quantitative risk assessments; and identification, analysis and management of hazards
- Assisting with workshop preparation and management
- Gathering evidence and chasing follow up actions from a diverse range of specialists to deliver systems engineering and safety assurance on projects
Who we’re looking for
- You’ll be a talented graduate with a bachelor’s (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) degree in Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Maths, Physics or Systems Engineering.
We also require:
- Drive and determination to achieve Chartered Status
- Confidence working on your own initiative and as part of multidisciplinary teams
- A good communicator who can analyse problems, create innovative solutions and manage your time effectively
- A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of
- locations in the UK and possibly abroad
- Prepared to undergo a medical assessment, as some roles may involve working out on site
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Rewards & Benefits
When you join our Transportation 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
How to apply
To apply for this role, please select the ‘apply now’ button below. Full guidance on our application process can be found here. Please note that some roles may be available for immediate start.
Our deadline for applications is Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Due to the popularity of some of our programmes we may shut 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.