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Civil Engineer

  • Job reference: IF-001610
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Warrington
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Atkins Civil Engineering & Advanced Technology Practice are looking to appoint a Civil Engineer to work on a wide range of water and wastewater projects - including treatment works, pipeline & pumping stations and collection & storage systems.

This key post will be based out of our Warrington offices and will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience and problem solving skills whilst providing good opportunities for career development. If you have a passion for engineering and want to understand where a career with Atkins might lead then it would be great to hear from you.


  • Civil Engineer delivery of project working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary environment 
  • Integrate with project teams in the production of feasibility studies, detail design and construction drawings, specifications and technical reports. 
  • Production and review of designs for projects in accordance with relevant design standards and codes 
  • Embrace digital engineering and engage in innovative engineering design solutions 
  • Acting as a mentor to technicians, potentially with line management responsibility 
  • Accountable for deliver programme and budget 
  • Liaison with clients and discussing technical solutions in the delivery of civil engineering to stakeholders including technical and non-technical clients – both in projects and at tender stage 
  • Able to contribute to winning work, through production of fees, scopes and quality answers in response to client tenders 
  • A strong technical background, including first principles analysis and use of relevant UK and international codes and standards 
  • Chartered Civil Engineer or equivalent professional qualification 
  • Knowledge of hydraulic design, open channel flow and pressure pipe systems relating to engineering within the water sector 
  • Good understanding of BIM and its application in the water industry 
  • Working knowledge of the CDM Regulations 2015 
  • Previous experience of design of water retaining structures, pumping stations, non-infra-structure and infrastructure Projects 
  • Highly motivated and with a strong desire to promote technical excellence within project teams and wider Atkins team/practice 
  • Working with contractors on site to deliver the implementation of engineering solutions. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Clients and colleagues alike. 
  • Flexible approach to work, including occasional overseas working/visits if required 

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

Travel to other Atkins and client site locations, including overseas, may be necessary. You should be willing to travel as required from time to time which may involve stays away from home.

About the Civil Engineering & Advanced Technology Practice:

Our Civil Engineering & Advanced Technology Practice is inspired by Atkins vision to be the world's best infrastructure consultancy. Our people are focused on our routes to market and driven to deliver for our clients, improve efficiencies, develop and exploit cutting edge technology, deliver safe and sustainable solutions, and develop our leaders of tomorrow.

Working collaboratively across the group we pride ourselves on the safe delivery of technically excellent engineering solutions in the built environment, with the end users in mind, to both external and internal clients. Our knowledge of contractor's construction techniques allows our teams to produce efficient designs that can be built. Our expertise covers the full array of activities through the life cycle associated with smart infrastructure, ranging from feasibility, planning, investigation, design and supervision of new assets through to assessment, measurement, repair and rehabilitation of existing assets.

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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