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Mechanical Engineering Graduate Scheme (2020)

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Silchester, Epsom, London, Derby, Sheffield, Whitehaven, Aberdeen
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 
30/01/2020

As a Graduate Engineer on our prestigious 3-year programme you will help to support and deliver the technical aspects of a variety of Mechanical engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of challenging 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, while our training will help you achieve Chartered status and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.

Brilliant minds. World-changing ideas. We’re one of the world’s most prestigious 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;

Nuclear and Power

Locations: Bristol, Derby, Epsom (Surrey), Glasgow, Sheffield and Whitehaven

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.2 Master’s/MEng degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Materials or General Engineering or a Nuclear related subject.

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.

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 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.

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: 
UK
Number of vacancies: 
11 to 20
Degree requirements: 
2.2

Sectors:

Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: 
Yes
Degree subjects accepted: 
Mechanical engineering & related
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