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Human Factors Graduate Scheme 2021

Job/scheme locations: 
London, Bristol, Warrington
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 
11/12/2020

Digitally transforming 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.

Your Role

As a Graduate Human Factors consultant you will help to support the delivery of a variety of engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of challenging and exciting industries; including Nuclear, Rail, Oil & Gas and Aviation.

You’ll help us to deliver outstanding projects that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world and the users within it. We’re looking for new team members who are keen to take their passion and qualifications in Human Factors and Ergonomics to the next level, where our training and exposure to ground-breaking projects will help you achieve Chartered status and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.

Where you could work

As a recent graduate you could work at our London, Bristol or Warrington (halfway between Liverpool and Manchester) offices.

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics or Psychology.

Based at our multidisciplinary engineering and design offices, our Human Factors and Ergonomics team members are located perfectly to provide services to clients in a range of sectors, including Nuclear, Rail, Oil & Gas and Aviation. Some example projects you could be working on are: Hinkley Point C (HPC), nuclear power station decommissioning, High Speed Rail 2 (HS2), signalling control room design, offshore platform design, airport design projects and many more.

Being part of a large global Human Factors and Ergonomics team, you will be supported and mentored as you gain experience in deploying a range of HF methodologies, such as: task analysis, Human Machine Interface (HMI) design, human error analysis, control room design, workload assessment, safety critical task assessment, etc. With our team providing support to projects throughout the world, there may also be potential for occasional overseas travel.

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. 

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.

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, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
South West, North West, London
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
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