Making big things happen
On our Placement Scheme, join a well-respected team that has a strong reputation in our 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.
Join us as a Surveying placement student and enjoy exposure to a wide variety of industries, clients and projects. We design with people in mind. And we’ve designed our placement opportunities to provide you with unique experiences in all kinds of challenging projects. You’ll be part of a team who add value to our clients’ construction journey through expert cost advice and construction technical knowledge, who provide clients with strategic cost advice at project conception, and party wall, dilapidations and technical due diligence services. And while you're shaping a safer, happier, more sustainable world, we’ll support you with your development.
Where you could work
Industrial year locations: Belfast, London
Join the team that delivers project and programme management consultancy across the world. We build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality. Our cutting-edge independent advice and guidance enables our clients to turn bold ideas into reality and deliver their most important projects and programmes. You could work on large prestigious infrastructure projects with clients including TfL, Gatwick Airport and Thames Water, or focus on public building projects ranging from a primary school extension to a medieval fortress. We'll be there supporting you to develop your skills and confidence throughout your placement.
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
- 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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