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Mechanical Integrity Engineer

  • Job reference: EN-002292
  • Sector: Energy
  • Location: Glasgow
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Why not...

Are you an enthusiastic Mechanical Engineer looking for your next career opportunity? Are you interested in working for a world-leading engineering and design consultancy? If so, then this could be the role for you and we look forward to hearing from you.

The Role 
Our Energy business has been operating for over four decades and the pace of change has never been greater than it is now.  These are interesting times in how the world generates and uses energy. Our Asset Integrity Management team is key to the multi-disciplinary assurance services that we provide to our clients in the Conventional Generation, Oil & Gas, Energy from Waste, Energy Storage and Petrochemical Markets. 

Working within our team based in Glasgow city centre and Bellshill, you will be an integral part of the delivery of innovative engineering solutions to the Energy Sector. You’ll be working closely with experienced colleagues, completing site and client office visits, executing project delivery and have the option of fixed term secondments. By joining our vibrant Energy business, you will have the opportunity to work across all the markets we operate in.

As a member of the team you would assume a key technical role undertaking a variety of challenging engineering tasks, including integrity assessments and providing practical solutions to our clients’ challenges of managing ageing assets. 

The following are typical responsibilities:
  • Pipe work and pressure vessel stress analysis 
  • Fracture mechanic assessments 
  • Fatigue and creep life assessments of pressure parts 
  • Assessment of defects in pressure plant 
  • Develop inspection strategies for pressure systems 
  • Answering Technical Queries 
  • Liaise with clients (internal and external) on all aspects of job cycle 
  • Assist in the preparation, management and completion of outage projects 
  • Carry out condition surveys of pipework, boilers and support structures
  • Support brownfield design projects 
  • You will be expected to prepare detailed technical reports and other communications to a high standard and to provide authoritative diagnoses of findings to engineers and technical staff in related disciplines.

The Person

At the heart of our business, and under pinning everything we do, is technical excellence. You should be able to demonstrate a record of delivering work to most exacting standards whilst looking for ways to innovate, challenge yourself and broaden your technical knowledge and experience. You will enjoy approaching things in different ways to find the best possible solution.

Additionally, we take pride in meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations. You will be keen to learn, or have prior experience with developing, building and maintaining strong and trusted client relationships. You will also be able to build excellent relationships within the team, being able to provide comprehensive support to your colleagues within a project team environment. You will have the ability to work individually or in multi-disciplinary teams.

You take personal responsibility in achieving the best from yourself and are adaptable to changing requirements and priorities. You can manage multiple tasks in a flexible manner whilst ensuring the required standard of deliverable is maintained. 

In addition to the above suitable candidates will demonstrate the following: 
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Recently chartered with the IMechE or a desire to work towards Chartered status.
  • An appropriate level of relevant industrial experience, with preference for the Energy sector.
  • Demonstrable ability to be able to communicate well, especially with the written form. 
  • Experience gained in design, asset management or life assessment of pressure part components.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations and the Pressure Equipment Regulations. 
  • Ability to run and manage projects, including financial performance. 
  • Quality, Safety, Environment (QSE) focus, with demonstrable track record of implementing these standards.  

Additional Information 
  • Some work outside normal office hours may be necessary. Travel to and from client sites and/or temporary secondment to client’s offices may also be required. 
  • This is an exciting time for Atkins; we are diversifying our portfolio to become a more global organisation, whilst also continuing to grow our Energy sector in the UK. There will be opportunities for international travel and applicants with a desire for non-UK based assignments will be welcomed. 
  • Atkins recognises that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career in engineering, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

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. 
Rewards and Benefits  
Please refer to our Rewards and Benefits page for details on our full benefits package. 

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