you looking for a new challenge in your career but with the right work-life
balance? Do you have an interest in all
things outdoor? Would you like to live
on the edge of the Lake District National Park?
Then this could be the role for you.
you a Mechanical Engineer with experience in engineering design/design
analysis? Do you have experience in
delivering solutions to technical problems?
Then we’d love you to apply for this role.
part of our Energy Business in West Cumbria, you would work with a team of
engineers to provide design and engineering support for a variety of projects
and for a variety of clients within our Mechanical Engineering department.
the department we offer full concept to detail design capability across some
challenging projects not only in the nuclear industry but also the wider energy
sectors such as in renewables, oil and gas and conventional power. From our office which includes most major
disciplines you will be involved in developing innovative, practical solutions
for our clients across the UK and further afield. You’ll work with our clients to capture their
requirements and liaise on technical on general project aspects. You will also work with colleagues across the
Atkins group to develop proposals for new work.
will deliver engineering design solutions throughout the full design lifecycle
from concept through to detail design, including; preparation of 2D drawings,
3D models, hand calculations and finite element analysis.
will lead teams of engineers on project tasks as required, detail checking the
work of others and ensure that projects are delivered to time and quality.
will be motivated and proactive with a willingness to learn and adapt. You’ll be able to work both independently
and as part of a team and possess good interpersonal skills with an ability to
communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
will possess a good understanding of engineering principles, with experience
in; delivering solutions to technical problems, engineering design/design
analysis, undertaking technical calculations and 2D drawing production for
You will also possess the following;
in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
The following would be highly advantageous;
with the relevant institution or working towards Chartership.
in 3D Computer Aided Design
is ranked as one of ‘The Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For’ and as
one of the ‘The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2015’. We support flexible
working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the
best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’
are one of the world’s foremost engineering and design consultancies, operating
in virtually every region of the world, in virtually every market.
Choosing to work for Atkins will provide you with the opportunity to engage on
some of the most exciting engineering challenges of our time. Together with our
rewarding and flexible packages, you’ll have the perfect balance to bring your
personal and career goals to fruition.
is an exciting time for Atkins, we are diversifying our portfolio to become a
more global organisation, while also continuing to grow our services in the
Energy sector in the UK. As part of a single Energy business, there will be
opportunities to develop your skills and experience in the UK working across
all our Energy clients and also for international travel as part of the global
candidates will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of
employment will be subject to relevant security clearance being granted.
develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses
designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage
participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house
and well as external training for all of our staff.
Although the team is
based in Whitehaven, the wider Energy business has locations around the country and
opportunities also exist at various client sites. Flexibility on work location
and a willingness to undertake secondments to other sites from time to time as
required is an important aspect of how we work and we want you to be
comfortable with this culture.
refer to our website for full details of our benefits package, which includes
the opportunity to purchase up to 15 days additional annual leave per year on
top of our standard 25 days paid annual leave. Flexible working
options will be considered for this vacancy.