Making big things happen
On our Placement Scheme, 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.
As one of our Project Management placement students, you'll help our clients bring their vision to reality. Our teams save our clients time and money at every project stage, using digital technology to innovate and automate. We have a huge variety of projects on the go, so you'll be able to work in areas that excite you: including Cities & Development, Energy, Environment & Geoscience, Transportation and Water. Whether it's an iconic building, a major highway or inspiring school building, you'll be able to say, "I made that happen!"
Where you could work
Industrial year location: London
Join the team that project manages some of our world's largest, most complex programmes and construction projects. As one of our Project Management placement students, you'll have the chance to be involved with the planning and delivery on both large and niche projects. You could be supporting with the management of an eco-friendly build, like the Cambridge Mosque, or restoring a major art centre, such as Edinburgh's Collective. We'll be there supporting you every step of the way to develop your skills and confidence.
Nuclear and Power
Industrial year locations: Warrington, Whitehaven
We're the team that has been engineering, delivering, managing and decommissioning nuclear facilities worldwide for over 20 years. As a Project Management placement student, you'll be part of a team responsible for realising projects to time, cost and quality. You'll work with our engineering teams, clients and stakeholders: monitoring and reporting on projects, as well as leading and coordinating industry-leading bids. Some of the clients you could work with include Urenco UK, Sellafield Ltd and various nuclear new build organisations. You'll be transforming the future of energy with us and be proud to play a part in reaching net-zero by 2050.
What you can bring
- An understanding of the consultancy environment
- Enthusiasm to drive your own career development, as well as motivation for self-directed learning
- 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 and Faithful+Gould are members of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we're both leading global consultancies with a combined 150 years' expertise. Our organisations collaborate on everything from transportation to defence, energy to infrastructure. At Atkins, you'll be part of a design and engineering team driven to find new answers to the biggest challenges of our time. While at Faithful+Gould, you'll work with project and programme management teams that keep our world moving forward.
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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