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Transportation - Quantity Surveying Graduate Scheme (2019)

Do you want to work on some of the most prestigious, innovative and demanding construction projects within the transportation sector?  From Crossrail to HS2, to managing the M25 and construction of a new motorway around Newport to ease congestion and on to London’s Heathrow Airport and the London Underground network. 

As one of the world’s leading transportation contractors providing design consultancy and construction services to many of the UK’s largest clients and major contractors our cutting-edge independent advice and innovative design enables our clients to turn ideas into reality and deliver their most important transportation projects and programmes. You can help us lead the way.



What you’ll be doing
You’ll join us as a Quantity Surveyor providing cost and commercial support to our project teams.  Our Quantity Surveyors work on a wide variety of transportation schemes, `including rail and signalling upgrades, new road bridges and tunnels, station upgrades, new motorway developments and improvements, intelligent mobility projects, the list is endless!  You will learn to support design teams, ensuring projects are designed within our budget and managing change and you will work with contractors, on site, managing construction costs for our design and build contracts.  You will learn to be confident, a good communicator, problem solving and will develop your mathematical ability.  You will be given the opportunity to grow, with a wide variety of projects to work on with an experienced, high performing team, to learn from.


Where you’ll be based
Atkins Transportation have teams based across the UK:

South East –  London
South West – Bristol

Who we’re looking for
You’ll be a talented graduate with a bachelor’s (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) across a wide variety of degree disciplines. We are particularly interested if you have a degree in Quantity Surveying, Law, Legal, Project Management and Commercial Management

We also require:
• Strong communicator with the ability to present
• A driven, goal-oriented individual
• Ability to manage priorities in a high-pressure environment
• Confidence working on your own initiative and as part of multidisciplinary teams
• Ability to analyse problems and provide create innovative solutions
• A flexible approach to travel as our projects may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad
• A curious interest and keen to develop knowledge and experience in transport technologies
• Understanding of the link between winning work, delivering projects, and generating revenue / profit

Graduate Community
Having taken on a minimum of 250 graduates consistently every year for the past 5 years, with the aspiration of recruiting 500 graduates this year, Atkins prides itself on a strong graduate community, that gives our graduates a voice. To get a real feel for our graduate culture or learn about what makes life at Atkins so great – just select the handle from your favourite social media platform or take a look #insideatkins

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Rewards & Benefits
When you join our Transportation team, you’ll be empowered to be the professional you want to be, working on projects you feel proud of. You will be part of an international team, making a real difference to the world around you and leaving a lasting legacy for future generations. As you move through our structured development programme and experience the breadth of our expertise, you could take your career in any number of different directions, working on some of the most technically challenging projects of our generation. 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/accreditation bonus of £2,500 once attained
• 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

For a full list of our benefits, please click here

How to apply
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