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Senior Engineer

  • Job reference: IF-000171
  • Sector: Buildings, Infrastructure
  • Location: Epsom

The Atkins Design & Engineering Business has secured various major projects which have generated the need to expand our Engineering Technology team by the appointment of either a Senior or Associate Chartered Engineer.

 

To be based principally in Epsom, Surrey.

 

 

The Engineering Technology team is a close knit team of technically focused engineers, who aim to provide solutions to complex problems.  There is a demand for an analytically focused, practically minded Engineer, with a Mechanical or Civil Engineering background, who is looking for a challenge.

 

 

Successful applicants will join a forward thinking team, working in a collaborative environment, and will be given opportunities to make real contributions to major engineering projects



 

Requirements

 

Honours Degree in Mechanical, Civil or Structural Engineering

You must be a Chartered Engineer (MIMechE, MIStructE or MICE)

A background in dynamics, blast design and/or pipework and mechanical plant assessment is favourable

Proven experience on providing analytical solutions using applicable design software

Have experience, and a want to, technically lead and collaborate within a technically orientated team

Extensive experience of Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Design and working on multi-discipline projects

Established skill and delivery in the design and analysis of concrete and steel structures, and be familiar with current design standards and working practices

Practical experience of reinforced concrete design and RC detailing of complex reinforced concrete structures, to British Standards and preferably American codes

Proven experience working across sectors including airports, education, commercial, residential and defence

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Ability to manage and work to budget and programme, to control costs and manage change control processes

A flexible attitude to both the type of work undertaken and the level of responsibility given

Good working knowledge of relevant finite element software e.g. ABAQUS

Experience of working with, and managing, small focused technical teams

Flexible approach to work location

You should have the ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way

 

Responsibilities

 

 

Delivering multiple projects or parts of larger projects to completion, within cost budget and to programme

Ensuring the provision of efficient and high quality engineering services, to a high level of quality assurance

First point of contact for clients, contractors, design team and third parties

Offer support and guidance to more junior members of the team

Effectively manage own time which may be necessary if allocated to more than one project

Build client and internal relationships and help identify business opportunities

The Individual

 

You will have a proactive, co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues and clients:

A self-motivating, reliable and consistent approach to work is essential

Practically minded with a problem solving nature

You must be able to work independently and in teams

Acceptance of responsibility for work carried out

A flexible and adaptable approach to work is required

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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