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Naval Architecture Placement Scheme 2021

Job/scheme locations: 
London
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
11/12/2020

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Are you ready to be part of a well-respected team with a solid reputation in the engineering industry? Join our Placement Scheme – you'll be involved with complex work and receive all levels of support from line managers to senior leaders.

While you grow in areas that excite you, we also encourage you to maintain a positive work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you. Speak to us about how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and how we're Disability Confident and an Inclusive Employer.

With Atkins, you'll be in great company.

Your role

Join us as a Naval Architecture placement student and you’ll help to support and deliver the technical aspects of a variety of engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of challenging and exciting projects in the UK and internationally.

Whether it’s the design of fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and subsea pipelines, 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 complement your studies and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.

Where you’ll work and what you’ll be doing

Summer placement location: London

Degree requirements: On track to achieve a minimum of a 2.2 Master’s/MEng degree in Naval Architecture or Ship Science

We’re looking for the next generation of engineers to join our Naval Architecture team. The Naval Architecture team typically work on tasks throughout the product lifecycle covering aspects including concept design, detail design, fabrication support, in-operation integrity management and decommissioning. Some of our typical clients include: BP, Shell, Repsol, Equinor, Innogy and Vattenfall. With the support of our team you could find yourself involved with some of the following tasks:

  • Design and analysis of floating and fixed offshore structures including- fixed and floating offshore wind turbines, semi-submersibles, FPSO/FLNG vessels
  • Analysis of vessels and offshore structures using techniques including - hydrodynamic analysis, mooring analysis, stability analysis, transportation analysis, structural assessments
  • Learning to use tools such as Ansys AQWA, DNV SESAM, Simulia Abaqus, Orcina Orcaflex, MathCAD, and Python

As part of the Naval Architecture team you’ll be supported in your development by a team with experience of professional development with the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.

What you can bring

  • An understanding of the 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 interest and ability to adapt to the changing world, new technology and being open to flexible and agile ways of working
  • Be curious in your thinking and apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • A desire to develop relationship building skills 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, tailored career development and a strong support network. Each year, our top performing placement students (who’ve done at least 8 weeks on placement with us) have the opportunity to be nominated onto our Graduate Development Programme.

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.

Our deadline for applications is Friday 11th December 2020. Remember, our programmes are incredibly popular, and some roles may close early. 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 or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
London
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5

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