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Civil and Structural Engineering Summer and Industrial Year Placement Scheme (2020)

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Croydon, Derby, Epsom, Exeter, Leeds, London, Oxford, Peterborough, Swansea
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
06/01/2020

As a Civil or Structural Engineering placement student, you’ll help to support the technical aspects of civil engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of inspiring and exciting projects in the UK and internationally.

We operate across a range of markets including Cities & Development, Energy, Environment & Geoscience, Transportation and Water.

Whether it’s the design of an airport, bridge, railway station, university campus, nuclear power station or an offshore windfarm, 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, whilst you’re developing highly sought-after industry skills.

Big thinkers. Inspiring designs. We’re a world-leading consultancy offering an experience like no other. With the Atkins placement scheme, you’re in great company.

Where could I work?

As a Civil or Structural Engineering placement student, you’ll be joining one of the following business areas:

Infrastructure

Summer placement locations: Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Croydon, Derby, Epsom (Surrey), Exeter, Leeds, London, Oxford, Peterborough, Swansea, Warrington

Industrial year locations: Bristol, Cardiff, Derby, Epsom (Surrey), Exeter, London, Oxford, Peterborough, Warrington

Degree requirements: On track to achieve a minimum 2.2 Master’s/MEng degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

Whether it’s an airport, a transport interchange, a university campus or the world’s first tidal lagoon, we love creating outstanding places that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world. Across all our markets we touch every aspect of social and economic infrastructure. Using the latest digital technologies, we make spaces and places work perfectly for people, while safeguarding our natural resources, to create a better, more sustainable future for all.

Nuclear and Power

Summer placement locations: Bristol, Epsom (Surrey)

Industrial year locations: Bristol, Epsom (Surrey)

Degree requirements: On track to achieve a minimum 2.2 Master’s/MEng degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

We are the team that engineer, deliver, manage and decommission nuclear facilities worldwide, using the latest technology solutions to ensure the lights stay on and the world remains a safe place.

Our power business has been delivering mechanical, electrical, civil and structural engineering services to the global power sector for over 20 years. We’re now leaning into new energy challenges such as offshore generation and transmission, energy from waste, electric vehicle infrastructure and the integration of smart grid technology - helping to drive evolution in the power sector.

With an unwavering commitment to safety, quality and efficiency, we are well positioned to add value to today’s challenges of delivering the next generation of nuclear power plants while at the same time maintaining the existing generating fleet and safely decommissioning legacy facilities. We’re now looking to the future, working with Small Modular Reactor (SMR) developers to advance new designs and developing digital applications, such as virtual and augmented reality, for the nuclear industry.

Oil, Gas and Offshore Wind

Summer placement locations: Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Epsom (Surrey), Glasgow, London

Industrial year locations: Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh

Degree requirements: On track to achieve a minimum 2.2 Master’s/MEng degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

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 are we looking for?

  • Passion and understanding for working in a consultancy environment, with the ability to work with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Drive and determination
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, with the confidence to work on your own initiative or as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • An interest in developing digital and technology-based solutions

What are the benefits and rewards?

When you join us, you’ll be empowered to be the professional you want to be, working on projects you can feel proud of.

Our benefits, to name a few, include:

  • dedicated support from your line manager who will create personalized objectives with you, so you can get the most out of your time with us to support you with your studies and beyond
  • our top performing placement students have the opportunity to be nominated straight onto our Graduate Development Programme
  • a competitive salary

How do I apply?

Please click the apply button now to start your application journey! As an equal opportunities employer we value applications from candidates of all backgrounds, cultures and abilities. For further details on our recruitment process, please refer to our website.

We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially.

Our deadline for applications is Monday 6th January 2020. Some of our opportunities are incredibly popular, so to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.
NB: 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 r
eference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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Region: 
East Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, Wales

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