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Senior / Principal Piping Engineer

  • Job reference: EN-002468
  • Sector: Energy
  • Location: Bristol
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Why not...

If you want to lead teams to deliver tasks for multiple work streams, and are confident in your ability to deliver to time, quality and cost then this could be the role for you.

Because of major new contracts and a continual expansion in our current workload we are looking for experienced engineers to deliver and lead piping design projects.

Working within our Energy business in Bristol, you will work as part of our Design and Analysis team.

You will have a track record of practical knowledge, leadership skills, effective reporting and experience working in a safety critical (regulated) environment.

The primary focus of your work will be to lead small to medium sized multidisciplinary teams (which may be based at client offices) and supervision and control of all aspect of the piping engineering and layout activities.

You will initiate, lead and deliver multiple projects simultaneously and have a level of commercial awareness.

You’ll be familiar working with design codes such as: ASME III, PD5500, ASME 31.1, ASME 31.3, EN 13480 as well as specification of components and support design.

You will also have experience across:
• Piping design
• Piping engineering (Technical specification, requisition, pipe stress, pipe support)
• Piping fabrication, installation, testing.
• Good understanding of piping design codes (US and European)
• Installation support.

In addition, you will be qualified to degree level or higher in a relevant engineering, scientific or technical discipline. You will also have Chartered status with a relevant engineering institute or other body, or evidence that submission of an application to achieve chartered status is imminent.

About Us 

Atkins 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’ expectations

We 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.

Additional Information

This 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 for international travel as part of the global Energy business.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance being granted.

Atkins 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 our staff.

Reward & Benefits

Please 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.


This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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