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Digital Engineering Specialist

  • Job reference: TR-002210
  • Sector: Rail, Transportation
  • Location: London, Birmingham, Manchester
Atkins Transportation Division covers all aspects of multidisciplinary design and management from inception to options appraisal through to detailed scheme design and delivery support. Atkins is one of the UK’s leading multi-disciplinary consultancies engaged in numerous high profile projects for Clients in both the Public and Private Sector.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. They build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of new and exciting ideas. Atkins have a vision to shape the future of transportation, to lead where others follow and to deliver the future of mobility today. Atkins Transportation Division covers all aspects of multidisciplinary design and management from inception to options appraisal through to detailed scheme design and delivery support

The Digital Engineering Specialist will play a key role in the adoption of Digital advancement within Atkins Transportation throughout the project life cycle. They will operate at project level shaping Digital Engineering and its delivery, working in compliance with defined procedures and processes.

Working alongside Technical Specialists the Digital Engineering Specialist will be responsible for identification and promotion of workflows and tools which deliver the project’s information requirements. Developing guidance to support engineering teams to assist them in meeting these requirements.

The Digital Engineering Specialist will be part of the Project Delivery function, which is there to ensure technical excellence, assurance and performance across all projects and opportunities from pre-project, early engagement and work winning through to detailed delivery.

Responsible for:
• Raising awareness of the project specific Digital Engineering (BIM) requirements as informed by client and stakeholders.
• Establishing and working with a network of Lead Designers, Interface Managers and task information managers to ensure adherence to the BIM requirements of the project in accordance with the BEP.
• Raising the awareness of the project specific Digital Engineering (BIM) requirements across the project teams and key stakeholders
• Promoting the utilisation and benefits of 3D content to review, influence and improve designs
• Shaping the delivery of Digital Engineering by supporting the application of Digital Engineering tasks and processes throughout delivery of projects.
• Supporting the development of project team to deliver Digital Engineering in line with their discipline specific responsibilities.
• Championing the implementation of mobile technology on site.
• Carrying out QA checks on design information to ensure the correct LOD/LOI are achieved.
• Maintaining collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external, to deliver DE/BIM deliverables.
• Developing best practice and the Digital Engineering service offering within the 4D/5D space through proactive communication with other members of the Digital Engineering team.
• Developing 3D model information and associated outputs, e.g. visual, logistical, 4D, temporary works, and quantification, to assist the project team to effectively communicate and deliver to critical agreed deadlines.
• Creating and delivering training material for all applications used across the project.
• Capturing and sharing best practice relating to project implementation and support on projects.
• Demonstrating an awareness of the Digital Engineering capability of project stakeholders.
• Interfacing with suppliers in terms of information production and handover, ensuring the chosen IDT IT tools can interface with ProjectWise.

Experience and Skills Requirements
• Significant previous experience of delivering and using BIM or CAD software.
• Evidence of ongoing CPD in recognised industry applications (i.e. Bentley, Autodesk)
• Engineering or technically based training and a professional qualification (HNC, BSc, BEng) Working
• Some knowledge of civil engineering projects and a general technical ability
• Strong interpersonal and team working skills
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to work under pressure and meet timescales
• Logical approach and focussed attention to detail
• Self-motivated and keen to learn
• Organised; with an ability to manage their time efficiently and prioritise duties
• A 'can do I will do' approach
• A willingness to get Involved and do what's necessary to Improve the overall operation of the Digital Engineering systems

• Programming or app development experience
• Practical experience delivering 4D/5D models
• Working knowledge of BS1192

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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