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Assistant Engineer

  • Job reference: EN-002962
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Power
  • Location: Bristol
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Why not...

Do you want to be part of the latest Atkins project and work in the heart of the nuclear new build industry?
If you have a passion for engineering and want to understand where a career with Atkins might lead, then we would like to hear from you.
We will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity for you to apply your knowledge, experience and problem-solving skills as well as growing your responsibility.

About the Team
Following our recent major wins across the Nuclear New Build Market, SNC-Lavalin are now poised play a key role in the development of the design of the next generation of Nuclear Power Stations.  We are therefore seeking individuals to join us in delivering key facilities, systems and components across the full spectrum of the power station.
As part of our Nuclear New Build business, our team specialises in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities that exist across the board, from technical leadership to project management. With existing relationships with the major operators in the nuclear sector, we offer a stimulating variety of work, within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of new nuclear build.
You will be based in Bristol, in one our largest UK offices with a diverse mix of people from all around the world. Whilst your office base will be in Bristol, flexibility in work location is a must – from time to time our clients do call on our team to deliver work from their sites.
What you’ll be doing

Working within our Power New Build business in Bristol, you will be an integral part of the delivery of engineering solutions in the Nuclear Energy Sector.
You’ll be responsible for the analysis, assessment, optioneering and design of HVAC systems and mechanical process plant, which can be stand-alone technical tasks or part of large multi-disciplinary projects. Working closely with like-minded engineers and our clients, you’ll work with them to deliver cost effective and innovative solutions.

You’ll need to have

A curious engineer who wants to make a difference, you’ll enjoy working with others, sometimes from our offices, sometimes directly at client sites.
You will enjoy approaching things in different ways to find the best possible fit – you like making improvements and consider different approaches, trying to find the best approach to fit whatever is the current context.
You’ll be a team-player – you enjoy working in a collaborative working environment where shared knowledge and skills ensure that you play your part in delivering successful projects to satisfied clients.
In addition to having strong analytical and numeracy skills, you will be able to demonstrate:
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering;
• Knowledge of thermofluids and thermodynamics
• Working towards Chartership of the IMechE or CIBSE;
• Ability to be able to communicate well, especially with the written form;
• An appropriate level of relevant industrial experience.
• The ability to speak French, Japanese or Chinese would be an added bonus.

About us

We are one of the world’s foremost engineering and design consultancies, operating in most regions of the world, and in virtually every market. Choosing to work for Atkins will provide you with the opportunity to engage on some of the most exciting engineering challenges of our time. Together with our rewarding and flexible packages, you’ll have the perfect balance to bring your personal and career goals to fruition.
This is an exciting time for us, we are diversifying our portfolio to become a more global organisation, while also continuing to grow our services in the Nuclear and Power New Build sector in the UK. As part of a larger SNC Lavalin global business, there will be opportunities to develop your skills and experience in the UK working across all our clients and also for international travel.
Successful candidates will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance being granted.
Flexible working options may be considered for this vacancy.
We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.
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 refer to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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