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Transportation - Civil & Structural Engineering Placements (2018)

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Civil & Structures (including bridge design)

Atkins Transportation is a leading supplier of engineering services to government, regulatory and local authorities, infrastructure owners and operators.  Our world class team of professionals have extensive skills and expertise across the Transportation sector, which are applied at every stage of projects from feasibility through to detailed design, construction and whole life asset management.  These include the design of new bridges, renewal/maintenance of the operational network and its assets, delivery of new highways schemes and highways improvements, permanent way alignment and the civil engineering aspects of rail networks. 


We’ve designed our placement opportunities to provide you with unique experiences as you play your part in all kinds of challenging transportation projects such as HS2, Birmingham New Street Station, Dubai Metro and the Design Build Finance & Operate (DBFO) of the M25.

What you’ll be doing

During your placement, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Developing your engineering skills and experience across a variety of rail and highways projects
  • Delivering solutions to engineering problems
  • Preparing design documentation, including sketches, drawings, calculations, reports and specifications
  • Working collaboratively with others to deliver projects to our clients
  • Ensuring tasks are carried out within agreed timescales and budgets
  • Comply with Quality, Safety and Environmental legislation and procedures

Where you’ll be based: Trowbridge, Epsom, Leatherhead.

Who we’re looking for:

We’re looking for someone who enjoys an engineering challenge and finding a solution, to ensure our teams always deliver great things for our clients and the end user.  We expect you to have:

  • On track to achieve a bachelor’s (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Good understanding of engineering principles
  • Excellent communication skills to enable you to work with multidisciplinary teams
  • Motivation to learn from your experiences and those around you, with determination to achieve Chartered Status
  • A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad
  • Prepared to undergo a medical assessment, where necessary for undertaking work on site

Rewards & Benefits

At Atkins, you can choose from a wide range of great benefits. Click here to find all of the information so you can see what's on offer.

How to apply

Our deadline for applications is 15th May 2018. Some of our placement roles are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

For further details on our recruitment process please visit the how to apply page on our website.

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