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Civil Engineer

  • Job reference: IF-001392
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Bristol
Atkins Infrastructure business is looking to appoint a number of Civil Engineers to support (and lead where appropriate) the technical aspects of civil engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of projects.

The Infrastructure business provides multidisciplinary engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range of major civil engineering and infrastructure projects.

This post will be based out of Bristol where we have a thriving Atkins office and a number of major ongoing infrastructure projects including nuclear, defence, water frameworks and development projects. Our portfolio of work continues to grow and we have a number of major opportunities in the pipeline which offer exciting roles and responsibilities.

We will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply and gain knowledge, experience and problem solving skills as well as growing responsibility. As an Engineer you would take ownership of certain aspects of a project and be responsible for managing certain project technical staff, reporting upwards to a number of Senior Engineers. 

You may also be required to spend some time in client’s offices or on site. This role offers excellent opportunities for career development and training for the right candidate. 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.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake a key role within the design team on variety of projects
  • Management of tasks and assignments to programme, budget and quality
  • People and technical leadership of certain project aspects, delegating to and supervising our more junior engineers and technicians
  • Assist in implementing our project BIM strategy including use of integrated design tools and data management systems
  • Regular liaison with clients to develop good working relationships; understand client needs and help propose best value technical solutions to meet project challenges
  • Lead production and checking of aspects of design in accordance with relevant design standards and codes including client specific requirements: Governance of design solutions to corporate standards and client requirements
  • Co-ordination of multiple discipline inputs (including health and safety, sustainability, environment, planning) to achieve integrated designs/solutions
  • Helping ensure successful integrated delivery of projects by working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary environment including working closely with our offshore resource
  • Helping to prepare tenders, working with internal market leads to help promote and sell Atkins services with minimal supervision 
  • Helping to prepare schedules of work, work breakdown structures, risk schedules with minimal supervision 
  • Contribute to Health and safety management of design including application of CDM 2015
  • Technical execution of design, reports and technical queries with minimal supervision


Requirements
  • Civil Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Chartered or near-chartered Civil Engineer
  • Demonstrable experience within a Civil Engineering Design environment ideally with water and development infrastructure project experience. Other heavy civil engineering experience (energy, maritime, geotechnical, industrial) would also be advantageous.
  • Experience in design delivery including multidisciplinary design and ideally heavy civil engineering
  • Up to date knowledge of current design codes and design software relating to Civil Engineering
  • Ability to collaborate successfully within a project and team environment, act in best interest of team
  • Ability to manage, motivate and delegate to junior staff within a project delivery environment
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, ability to listen and take instruction
  • Confidence to work with Clients and build good relationships
  • Appreciation of statutory consents, applications for connections/ discharge consents, planning approvals and assessments; familiarity with utility, planning, highway and other key legislation requirements
  • Flexible and responsive to project and client needs
  • Proactively seek senior advice and counsel and willingness to take on board feedback
  • Hands on BIM/Digital competency – incl Civils 3D advantageous
  • Proactive commitment to health and safety
  • Valid driving licence

Training
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents

Rewards and Benefits
The Atkins standard benefits package
(http://axis.eu.atkinsglobal.com/uk/peoplematters/rewards/Pages/default.aspx) is included in the job description template which can be found using the following link: http://axis.eu.atkinsglobal.com/uk/peoplematters/employ/Pages/recruitment.aspx

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