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Infrastructure – Chemical and Process Engineering Graduate Scheme (2018)

As a Graduate Process Engineer within our Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering team (MEP), you will help to support our clients across the Water sector in the UK and internationally.

Our MEP team provides mechanical, electrical, ICA (instrumentation, control and automation) and process engineering skills and expertise to water companies, supporting their capital (both new build and refurbishment) and operational (problem solving on existing sites) projects and programmes.

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.

Join us in our vision to be the world’s best Infrastructure Consultancy, working with a broad range of clients to influence policy, future technology and global sustainability.

 

Ailsa is an Assistant Process Engineer within the Infrastructure division. Here she is talking about her experience at Atkins, in her own words, with her own camera!

What you’ll be doing
With a Master’s degree in process engineering you’ll get the opportunity to develop your capability in a wide range of exciting projects including; water and wastewater treatment, sludge treatment, pumping stations, pipelines, cooling water systems and computer aided design (CAD). Water, both clean and dirty, is a critical resource needing careful management and you could play a key part in this!

Key activities will include:

  • Feasibility, outline and detailed process design work
  • Working with and developing process tools such as mass balances and process flow diagrams
  • Development of design solutions for clean and wastewater applications
  • Technical report writing

Where you’ll be based
The role will be based in Epsom

Who we’re looking for

  • Talented graduates with/expecting a 2.2 or above MEng/MSc degree (or equivalent) in Chemical/Process Engineering
  • Good written standard of English and oral communication abilities
  • Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • Ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills and achieve Chartered status
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad
  • Ideally some design or site experience gained on a work placement.

Rewards and Benefits
If you join us you will be working on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time, helping to shape the future of Infrastructure. You will have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced engineers in the industry. Our 3-year flexible graduate scheme promises to give you the support you need to develop your technical, commercial and consultancy skills. Some of our benefits, to name a few, include:

  • A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join – paid within the first month
  • Continuous support and mentoring to achieve chartered status with your chosen institution, funded by Atkins.  With a chartership bonus of £2,500 once complete
  • A robust career development plan, including a library of core learning modules and on the job technical training
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy up to 15 additional days per year
  • 2 volunteer days per year for you to use for a cause that matters to you
  • Assigned graduate buddy upon joining and a strong graduate network across all locations
  • Various annual events, such as our 2-day graduate induction, ski trips, away weekends and team building activities.

For further information please refer to our rewards and benefits

How to apply
Our deadline for applications is Monday 18th December 2017. Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible. To apply for this role, please select the ‘apply now’ button below.  For further details on our recruitment process please visit the how to apply page on our website.
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