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  • Job reference: AE-000153
  • 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

We want to talk to you!
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 Laborer.

Job Description:

The Laborer, in accordance with assignment, will assist all crafts by performing duties, such as supplying or holding materials or tools, lifting and transferring finished products, raw materials, tools, or equipment between storage and work areas of LWMS facilities and warehouses by hand or using hand trucks or powered lift trucks, fueling, housekeeping and/or cleaning work areas, machines, equipment, products and equipment.  

The selected candidate will be required to perform flagman/spotter duties. The selected candidate will perform ground maintenance to include applying insecticide and herbicides, excavating work (e.g., using hand tools), landscaping, edging, mowing, operating a chain saw, “weed-eating”, soil compaction, spill response, and trash pick-up and removal.

During the cold season the candidate will be required to perform snow and ice removal, spread ice melt, etc.

Other duties as assigned.


The applicant must be able to understand and work from oral instructions, procedures, and work packages.

The applicant must successfully complete the following training at the minimum: Radworker II, Elevated Work, Lockout/Tagout, 24 hour HAZWOPER, basic respirator training, and beryllium worker training. 

The applicant must have the physical capability to work in respiratory protective equipment and other protective equipment assigned as a control.

The applicant must be able to pass a general and HAZWOPER health exam and pre-employment drug screening. The applicant must be available for overtime, including weekends.


The applicant shall be required to have obtained a high school education or the equivalent, a valid Tennessee driver’s license, and moderate experience with operating hand tools and ground maintenance equipment.



The applicant must be able to gain and maintain a DOE security clearance as a condition of employment.

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.

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