Advance our world, preserve our future
On our Graduate Development Programme, join a well-respected team that has a strong reputation in the engineering industry. You'll be part of something big, enjoying all-level support from line managers to senior leaders. We also want you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you. Find out how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about Diversity & Inclusion, including our recent pledges for Women's Equality, how we're Disability Confident and an Inclusive Employer.
With Atkins, you'll be in great company.
Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. As a Graduate Environmental Consultant, you'll help us deliver outstanding projects that preserve our country's biodiversity or support the generation of sustainable energy. You could work on a range of programmes from enlisting beavers for flood management, major schemes such as protecting wildlife for a new village in Llandarcy, Wales or technically developing New Nuclear New Build projects and supporting the decommissioning of legacy Nuclear infrastructure. You'll be supported and trusted to advise our clients on development planning, pollution, contaminated land, environmental policy and conventional/radioactive waste disposal issues. You'll also lead your own fieldwork, conducting tests and surveys, collating and presenting data and auditing processes for efficiency and impact.
Where you could work
As one of our Graduate Environmental Consultants, you could find yourself in one of the following business areas:
We're the practice which helps our clients with innovative design, research and advisory services for a sustainable future. With us, get to work in sectors that excite you, across water, cities & development, transport, aviation and energy. As one of the team, you'll work on a variety of projects, from airports to reservoirs, motorways to campuses, ensuring they're safe, eco-friendly, and safeguard our natural resources. We also have exciting graduate opportunities within our town planning team where you'll get a chance to work on a wide variety of projects and plans in the UK and across the world.
Nuclear and Power
Our New Build Environment and Nuclear Decommissioning teams use a range of technical disciplines (Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering & more) to help our clients to safely manage radioactive waste/discharges, protect their workers, the public and the environment from radiation.
What you can bring
- A passion for, and understanding of, a consultancy environment
- Enthusiasm to drive your own career development and a motivation to learn
- Be curious in your thinking and apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
- Drive and determination to achieve professional accreditation
- An ability to adapt to the changing world of work, embracing new technology and agile ways of working
- Ability to demonstrate relationship building skills which you’ll use with clients and internal stakeholders
- Confidence to work on your own initiative as well as being part of a multidisciplinary team
Meeting your needs
We've created a rewards package to fit around your study, career and personal needs. Enjoy benefits such as flexible holidays, a pension plan, tailored career development and a strong support network. All of our graduates receive a £2,500 settling in payment on joining and a further £2,500 upon achieving professional accreditation. Read about our Total Rewards.
How do I apply?
Please click "Apply Now" below to register your details and start your application journey. To find out more and for advice on how to play to your strengths, visit us on Connectr.
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 Friday 11th December 2020, our programmes are incredibly popular, and some roles may close early because of this. So, avoid disappointment by getting your application in as soon as possible.
More about us
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years' design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll join a team of people who ask questions, who dare to see things differently and want to build a better world.
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