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Senior Structures Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-002897
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Birmingham
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Atkins is shaping the future of transportation and we’re looking for talented people to join us in developing and expanding our Digital Asset Management practice. You’ll join at an exciting time with asset management being a key growth theme across both our Transportation and wider businesses.

As the digital world collides with our physical environment, we're facing a wave of opportunity to use our skills in new ways. Our team is seizing this opportunity to grow and shape the industry. We are a team of asset management professionals with rich and diverse professional and personal backgrounds, and we cover all parts of asset management, including, strategic, tactical, analytics, and resilience advice. The projects we work on are varied, dynamic and stimulating, providing plenty of opportunity for new challenges and personal growth.

Asset management is one of Atkins priorities for growth, and we are seeking a Senior Structures Engineer to support our existing portfolio of projects and provide capacity to grow the business and support future opportunities. The person we’re seeking to employ will enjoy contributing across a portfolio of consultancy projects and will thrive in a busy, innovative and challenging environment. You’ll be technically excellent and will be equally happy presenting to a client or developing technical details back at the office.

The role will involve working with road and rail clients in a range of projects related to structures asset management: from providing strategic direction to clients in defining and implementing their structures asset management policies, to using data and analysis tools to develop works programmes at the tactical level. Our markets are national road and rail administrations, local authorities, PPP organisations and private sector asset owners in the UK and overseas. The focus of the role will be project delivery, with some support activities including project bidding. In addition, there will be opportunities to manage your own projects as part of your role.

The role will be located at our Birmingham office, and regular travel to other UK offices and occasionally overseas forms part of this role.

· Leading the delivery of projects related to structures asset management
· Presenting technical solutions to clients and other stakeholders
· Developing the skills and expertise of team members
· Complying with company processes and policies, and ensuring adherence to safety, welfare, quality and environmental requirements
· Supporting project bidding activities
· Developing and enhancing client relationships with a number of public and private sector clients

· Degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant discipline
· Chartered professional status or nearing professional status
· Experience in the field of structures asset management
· UK knowledge and experience of working for a consultant or contractor
· Appreciating organisational drivers as well as those of individual stakeholders
· Ability to work in a client facing environment, with good communication skills
· An excellent report writing ability
· Ability to work independently or as part of a team
· Project management skills

· Familiarity with the DMRB or Network Rail Standards
· Experience in asset management IT systems
· Good knowledge of structures maintenance practices in the UK
· Awareness of PAS55 and ISO 55000 documentation
· Experience and understanding of asset modelling
· Experience in managing and delivering projects and meeting client expectations

We offer a fantastic environment with offices that buzz with the excitement of people working at the very forefront of our industry. Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress. You’ll gain experience on a diverse range of industry-leading projects, have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK and the globe. You’ll benefit from our promotion-from-within policy and you’ll enjoy an exceptional rewards and benefits package including forward-thinking flexible working options to ensure that working with us works for you.

We offer flexible working and are committed to equal opportunities as we know from our experience that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.

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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