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Assistant Engineer – Water / Sewerage

  • Job reference: IF-001695
  • Sector: Environment, Water
  • Location: Derby
Our Networks & Drainage practice, part of our Infrastructure division, is one of the largest in the UK with clients including high-profile utility companies, local authorities and independent businesses. We are currently looking for a Water Engineer with experience in the analysis & design of solutions that will improve water infrastructure systems.

The Networks & Drainage team in Derby are looking to recruit an Assistant Engineer to support the delivery of a wide range of clean water and urban drainage projects. The role will involve the technical input into projects, including modelling, design and performance assessment of clean water and/or urban drainage systems, project management assistance and liaison with other offices and staff.


Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to senior engineers and modellers as well as to industry leading experts. 
  • Be able to co-ordinate and attend site visits and surveys. 
  • Develop and use hydraulic models to investigate deficiencies and generate outline hydraulic solutions. 
  • Work collaboratively with other project team members. 
  • Desire toearn and develop technically, working towards a professional qualification with ICE or CIWEM. 
Requirements:
  • Degree qualified in Engineering, Geography, or other similar qualification 
  • Understanding of water infrastructure hydraulic modelling and design principles 
  • Knowledge and interest in the UK water industry 
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD/Bentley Microstation and/or other similar drawing computer packages 
  • Use and application of databases (e.g. Access) 
  • Development of Visual Basic routines and macros in Excel 
  • Desire to learn and develop technically, working towards a professional qualification with ICE or CIWEM 
  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) knowledge (desirable) 
  • Computer literate with experience of InfoWorks CS/ICM and/or Synergi Water or other relevant modelling software 
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD/Bentley Microstation and/or other similar drawing computer packages 
  • MapInfo or other GIS software
Employee benefits:

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: https://www.yourrewardatkins.com

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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