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MEP Engineer

  • Job reference: SY0000008
  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Location: Sydney

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 have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time critical projects.  
Our skills include the expansive area of Architecture and Interior Design for which we are looking for candidates to join our design studios who are excited about working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Our portfolio comprises a broad range of project types, including hospitality, office, commercial, transport, residential, retail and regeneration and civic projects. Ranging from small heritage buildings to massive complex mixed-use projects and large scale master plans.

MEP Engineer

The transport infrastructure market in Australasia is experiencing a prolonged period of unprecedented sustained government investment. This is primarily spearheaded by rail project investments along the eastern seaboard of Australia.


To support our business growth in Australasia, we are seeking MEP engineers (all disciplines) to join our expanding team. You will be involved in winning work, including sales and the bidding process, and delivering work once it has been won.


This is a very exciting time to be in this part of the world and this is a great opportunity to be part of our rapidly growing local business.

Experience and Skills

  • A strong academic background with a relevant degree
  • High level of technical understanding within the field of mechanical, electrical, or plumbing engineering
  • Be able to ‘think out of the box’ and identify innovative design solutions
  • Chartered status (membership with Engineers Australia is an advantage)
  • Experience of working on major infrastructure projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and technical skills and the ability to develop and lead technical teams
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to liaise with clients
  • Good commercial understanding
  • Experience of working with the Global Design Centre (GDC) is an advantage
  • Good report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work
  • A willingness to travel on short assignments within the region
  • Supporting the broader team on sales related meetings and activities
  • Contributing to technical aspects of bid preparation and work winning process
  • Production of technical assessments, designs and reports
  • Managing production of technical design documentation. This would include production from our GDC in India
  • Work package management including management of our internal project management processes such as Enterprise Advantage
  • Meeting cost and time targets to deliver high quality consultancy services to clients 
  • Developing and maintaining internal and external client relationships 
  • Providing support and focal point for integration of design teams from various locations particularly from the GDC.
The Individual
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role 
  • Have the ability to work to time and cost budgets 
  • Have excellent communications skills 
  • Possess willingness to work with clients and their project teams 
  • Have a reliable and responsible attitude, pay attention to detail and have a flexible approach to achieve the best outcomes 
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and input to activities in support of the wider business objectives that may draw upon skills in addition to those outlined above 
  • Be keen to develop their career


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