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Jr Buyer/Property Specialist

  • Job reference: AE-000124
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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Transforming the potential of existing and new infrastructure and technology to improve lives through safer, cleaner and smarter energy.

If you're interested in providing clients with:
Power, Nuclear, Renewables and Future Energy expertise

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Our talented teams design complex new schemes, assure the longevity and integrity of existing infrastructure and deliver trusted, innovative advice critical to the success of the global energy market.

Power and Electrical
Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.

Our mission is to improve lives through nuclear energy, providing clients with nuclear new build, fuel enrichment, nuclear design, generation, decommissioning, waste management and defense.

We've got experts who offer all kinds of solutions in all aspects of offshore renewable energy technology. And we're passionate about spearheading the move towards a low carbon economy - we'll do it by making clean energy sources safe, reliable and cost effective. There’s plenty of potential to apply your skills in this fast moving market.

Atkins is currently seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our Oak Ridge, TN Energy Team as a Jr Buyer/Property Specialist.


Job Description:


Stops work without fear of reprisal for unsafe conditions potentially affecting personnel safety or environmental risk.

Assists the Procurement Lead in the day-to-day implementation of the Project's Procurement Manual and procedures.

Responsible for uncomplicated procurements requiring standard documentation.

Maintains records for procurements per established Project procedures, filing, etc.

Ensures prime contract and Project terms and conditions flowdown provisions as indicated by the Contracts Manager.

Tracks all procurements from initial purchase requisitions to finalizing purchase orders and procurement card purchases.

Tracks associated shipments and assist the Project's Operations personnel with receipt of goods.

Maintains procurement data for use by the Property Manager regarding tangible property tracking and reporting.

Supports the Property Manager in compiling data for government and private property reports.

Assists the Property Manager in inventory, assessment, review and audit activities.

Supports the execution of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) guiding principles and core functions and the Isotek Safety Culture.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Proficient in Microsoft Office, primarily Excel, Word and Outlook.

Strong communication, verbal and written skills.

Proficiency with database software, specifically, Oracle.

Must have good organizational skills, with a high degree of attention to detail.

Must have a working knowledge of Quality Assurance standards applicable to project activities.


Associates degree or equivalent education.

Minimum one year of procurement/buying experience desired.

Working experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter.


Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "Q" personnel security clearance

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do.
Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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