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Water, Ground and Environment (Infrastructure Engineering) - Graduate Development Programme 2017

  • Job reference: GR-008
  • Sector: Environment, Infrastructure, Marine & Coastal, Water
  • Location: UK wide
  • Current salary If you do not wish to provide your salary please Input zero: Competitive

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Our Infrastructure Engineering practice is the ideal place to start your career as an engineer. So, join our award-winning Water, Ground and Environment business and help us to deliver innovative solutions to the world’s most complex engineering, sustainability and environmental challenges.


Who we are

One of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, we deliver innovative solutions to some of the most exciting engineering challenges of our time. Join us and you’ll take on real-life problems from day one and help to make the world a better place – today and tomorrow.

In Water, Ground and Environment our solutions enrich people’s lives. We create dams, provide clean water and transform mass transit schemes. Together we share knowhow and create a better, more sustainable future for all by safeguarding our natural resources.


What you’ll be doing

Our industry leading WG&E Academy is the ideal place to start your career. At its heart, being in the academy will mean you are part of a dynamic technical community with access to the latest thinking and developments in your field. As well as structured training that’s designed with you in mind, we’ll support you and help you achieve Chartered status.

Learning to become a future business leader, you’ll get involved with activities in one of these roles:

Civil Engineers – Water, Ground and Environment opens up all kinds of possibilities for civil engineers. You could develop your skills in energy generation, waste management and urban development and regeneration. You could help to build dams, tunnels or river and coastal defences. Or you could enjoy a rewarding career in water utilities or geotechnics.

Electrical Engineers – Our electrical engineers design a variety of sophisticated electrical control systems solutions for our water industry customers. We also collaborate with colleagues across Atkins, supporting projects in sectors that range from nuclear, oil and gas to highways, transport and rail.


Who we’re looking for

  • Talented graduates with a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant engineering or science subject or equivalent - ideally accredited by the appropriate institution
  • Ideally a Masters in a Civil or Electrical Engineering related subject
  • Confident working on your own initiative and as part of multidisciplinary teams
  • A good communicator who can collaborate with a variety of colleagues and become a trusted client adviser
  • Someone who can analyse problems, create innovative solutions and make sound decisions in a competitive and commercial environment
  • Keen attention to detail and the drive to keep on learning


Where you could be

Civil Engineers - Birmingham, Bristol, Derby or Warrington (Belfast, Edinburgh, Epsom and Glasgow are no longer available - please select alternative location)
Electrical Engineers - Epsom or Warrington


Mechanical Engineers - applications have now closed for this discipline
Process/Chemical Engineers - applications have now closed for this discipline

So please take the above into consideration when selecting your initial location preferences as not all locations may be considering your discipline.

Closing date for applications: Friday 17th March 2017. NB: Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment please make your application as soon as possible.

Assessment centre dates: Taking place from November 2016 to March 2017.

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