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Environment Graduate Development Scheme (2020)

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Epsom, Glasgow, Peterborough, Warrington
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 
06/01/2020

As a Graduate Environment consultant on our prestigious 3-year programme you will help to support the delivery of a variety of engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of challenging and exciting projects in the UK and internationally.

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.

Adventurous spirits. Impressive advances. This is your opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading consultancies. With the Atkins Graduate Development Programme, you’re in great company.

Where could I work?

As a recent graduate you could find yourself in one of the following business areas;

Infrastructure

  • Locations: Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Edinburgh, Epsom (Surrey), Glasgow, Peterborough, Warrington
  • Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 degree or above in environmental science, ecology, geography, hydrology, flood risk or a relevant scientific, design or engineering discipline.

Whether it’s an airport, a reservoir, a transport interchange or a university campus, we work with our clients in the UK and around the world to provide innovative design solutions, research and advisory services for a sustainable future. Operating at the interface between people and the natural environment we work across a range of markets including water, cities and development, transport, aviation and energy. Using the latest digital technologies and approaches, we make spaces and places work perfectly for people and the environment, while safeguarding our natural resources, to create a better, more sustainable future for all. We are looking for graduates passionate in water management, flood risk, contaminated land, hydrogeology, environmental impact assessment and consenting (to name just a few of our service lines) to join our multi-disciplinary teams around the country.

Nuclear and Power

  • Locations: Bristol and Whitehaven
  • Degree requirements: Minimum 2.2 Masters/MEng degree in a relevant Environmental, Science or Nuclear related degree discipline.

Our environmental teams in Bristol and Whitehaven work on radioactive waste management, radiological protection and UK nuclear environmental legislation across new build, generation and decommissioning markets in the nuclear industry. We provide solutions to our clients to ensure they safely manage radioactive waste, and protect their workers, the public and the environment from radiation exposure and contamination. We are instrumental in the delivery of environmental permit applications for nuclear new build operators and we utilise our UK regulatory requirement expertise to support nuclear reactor vendors through their Generic Design Applications. We also provide permitting support and advice for other types of sites. Some of our key clients include; Sellafield, EDF generation, NNB GenCo, Horizon Nuclear Power and Magnox. You will learn how workers, the public and the environment are kept safe in the nuclear industry and apply your knowledge to recommending solutions in line with UK best practice and environnmental legislation to make sure this happens. We are looking for candidates from an Environmental Science background ideally, or a Physics/Chemical/Chemistry background, with modules in the relevant field.

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 to achieve Chartered status
  •  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 
  •  A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad 

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 on 0121 483 5089 

Our deadline for applications is Monday 6th January 2020. Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, 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 reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
East Midlands, East of England, London, North West, South West, West Midlands, Northern Ireland, Glasgow
Number of vacancies: 
11 to 20
Degree requirements: 
2.2
Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: 
Yes
Degree subjects accepted: 
Biology & related, Chemistry & related, Environmental engineering & related, Environmental sciences, Physics & related, Science & research
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