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Technician

  • Job reference: IF-001261
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Belfast
  • Current salary If you do not wish to provide your salary please Input zero: 16000 to 19000

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Atkins Wastewater Networks (WWN) works with water companies in the UK and overseas, supporting their capital and operational projects and programmes. 


Technicians are needed to work as part of one of WWN’s key delivery offices, supporting the delivery of a wide range of drainage infrastructure projects.  It will involve the technical input into projects, including the assessment of sewer and urban drainage systems, project management assistance and liaison with other offices and staff.


The role may require the post holder to work away from their normal office and in client and other Atkins offices for extended periods.


For members of the British Armed forces who are currently in their last two years of service, we are offering the opportunity to undertake a Civilian Work Attachment (CWA) within Atkins. You will have the chance to learn about the Atkins business and our culture, as well as being assessed for your fit within our organisation and where your skills may be most beneficial.

 

You will also develop an understanding of potential career paths and speak to other Armed Forces leavers who have progressed in their time with Atkins. If you are a service leaver and looking for more information, please contact the Recruitment Advisor looking after this role



The Individual

The successful individual will be looking to learn and develop technically, working towards a professional qualification.  They will be self-motivated and demonstrate an ability to work with others in a variety of project roles.  They will be knowledgeable about changes in the Water Industry and implications on design and performance criteria.

Requirements

Qualifications

•  School qualifications or equivalent – Maths, Science and Geography (at least 1 of)

•  HNC/HND Civil Engineering (desirable)

•  Full UK driving license (clean)

Essential Criteria

•  Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

•  Excellent Communication Skills – oral and written

•  Proactive and motivated to develop technical knowledge and experience

•  Appreciation or experience of the UK Water Industry

•  Excellent team working

Desirable Criteria

•  AutoCad

•  Drainage Infrastructure Design and Rehabilitation

•  InfoWorks

•  Geographic Information systems (MapInfo/ArcView)

•  Visual basic or other programming skills

 

Responsibilities

 

•  Support senior team members in analysis of operational data

•  Support development of technical reports and other project deliverables

•  Undertake occasional site surveys

•  Prepare (and adhere to) health and safety risk assessments

•  Assist with the development of sewer system models

•  Assist with the development of 1D and 2D  (CAD) models to investigate flood risk and flooding mechanisms.

Training

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.

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