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Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind - Human Factors Graduate Scheme (2019)

Within the oil and gas division, our operations focus on fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and subsea pipelines. Having worked on thousands of oil and gas installations around the world, you’ll join a team of over 20,000 experts located in North America, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the UK. We work across the life cycle of the oil and gas industry, finding innovative solutions to complex challenges through the increased use of digital and immersive technologies, and have worked on over 700 projects in the last five years all around the world. We have provided unrivalled technical expertise and support to the oil and gas industry for more than four decades. Our highly skilled teams are leading technical developments across the globe and, with our input, problems are solved and critical decisions are made with confidence.

What you’ll be doing and where you’ll be based

We have opportunities for graduates from an Ergonomics, Human Factors or Psychology degree background to join our Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind human factors team in Bristol. Here’s a little about what the team does;

Bristol - As a Graduate Human Factors Consultant, you will be part of a client focused team, and will work on a wide variety of projects across a range of sectors of industry including Oil & Gas and Offshore Structures, Transportation and Infrastructure. Some examples of local projects you could be working on are The Legacy Cylinder Facility project for Capenhurst Nuclear Services or one of many significant railway upgrade and re-control projects across the country such as Crossrail. You will also have knowledge and interest in the design and development of Human Machine Interfaces (HMI); task analysis; cognition and workload; human performance and human error; system ergonomics; as well as workstation and Control Room Design.

Who we’re looking for

You’ll be a talented graduate with a minimum 2.1 Bachelors/BEng degree in a relevant degree discipline.

You’ll have ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills and achieve Chartered status. With a passion for working in a consultancy environment, you’ll want to work with customers and with teams who deliver to their customers and you’ll be adaptable and happy to cope with uncertainty. Communication and team-working will be your key skills as well as having the ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions.

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Benefits & Rewards
If you join us you will be working on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time, helping to shape the future of energy. You will have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced engineers in the industry. Our 3-year flexible graduate scheme promises to give you the support you need to develop your technical, commercial and consultancy skills. Some of our benefits, to name a few, include;

• A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join – paid within the first month
• Continuous support and mentoring to achieve chartered status with your chosen institution, funded by Atkins. With a chartership bonus of £2,500 once complete.
• A robust career development plan, including a library of core learning modules and on the job technical training.
25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy up to 15 additional days leave per year
2 volunteer days per year for you to use for a cause that matters to you
• Local graduate forums & a strong graduate network across all locations
• Annual events, such as our 2-day graduate induction, ski trips, away weekends, team building activities - check out our grad community page here

For a full list of our benefits, please click here

How to apply
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Our deadline for applications is Wednesday 2nd January 2019. However, due to the popularity of some of our programmes we may close before this deadline, therefore to avoid disappointment we would advise applying as early as possible.

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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