Graduate Opportunity

Safety & Asset Management Graduate Scheme 2019

Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology

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Joining SNC- Lavalin Atkins on our Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology (ADS&T) Division will mean you that you are able to work with teams across mission critical industries, to contribute to the security and resilience of the nation, or to exploit advanced technology to help clients to not only meet, but embrace these exciting times. They work with leading names to transform the future of aerospace engineering and create lighter, quieter and more fuel-efficient aircraft. The security team is trusted by organisations to help them understand the threats they are facing and develop the strategies to counter them.

At SNC- Lavalin Atkins we offer a world of opportunities from the projects you’ll work on to the directions you can take your career. Whilst our continuous mentoring, on the job learning and training will help you achieve professional registration and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.

You will be at the leading edge of Safety Critical Engineering and digital Asset Management (dAM). Safety & Asset Management forms part of the Advanced Engineering & Technology Practice, which offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients.

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What you’ll be doing

We are strengthening and growing our Safety & Asset Management consulting team within ADS&T to meet increasing market demand across multiple sectors for advisory Strategic Safety & Asset Management, Digital Technologies and Asset Performance Management services. The Safety & Asset Management Practice Group provides an exciting opportunity to work on a variety of innovative and market leading projects within Aerospace, Defence and emerging new markets. Our practice group is transforming through adopting and focusing upon capability development, innovation and digital technologies such as data analytics, enhancing our digital tools and techniques to meet current and future market demands.

These services include business operations, strategy, people management, change management, accounting/finance, risk management and information systems all coordinated around:

Asset Management - A systematic process that exploits digital technology and data to make concept, deploying, operating, maintaining, upgrading and disposal of “ASSETS” safer, more cost-effective and more sustainable

Safety - Optimised Systems approach to Safety & Environmental Engineering encompassing infrastructure including People, Hardware, Programmable Elements and Data. Making our world safer, secure and more sustainable.

Our practice group is formed around a variety of certification, analyses, computation methodologies and assessment techniques such as Training Needs Analysis, Human Factors Engineering, Failure Modes Effects Analyse, Safety Case and Safety Auditing, HAZOP studies, Supply Chain Management, Modelling techniques, RCM and Reliability Analysis, Maintenance Task Analysis; Integrated Logistic Support and Asset Performance Management activities which influences System Engineering.

These are supplemented further using electronic computational models developed for Markov Analyses, digital tools, Goal Structured Notation, Fault Tree Analysis, JACK (Space program) HF analysis and simulation, AvSim and RAM4 to name but a few.

What ever your passion, you will be joining a high-end engineering team working on ground-breaking projects. We will invest in your training and development, through inductions and targeted individual training plans.

Who we’re looking for

Graduates with a predicted 2:1 or above (Masters) in any of the following disciplines:

  • Control Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Marine/Naval Engineering
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Asset Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ergonomic & Psychology
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanical and General Engineers.

We are looking for people who are keen to diversify and adapt in an ever-changing environment. By joining a global company with opportunities across different businesses, you truly can shape your future, aim high and achieve great things. We encourage our graduates to continue to inspire future talent through joining our well-established STEM ambassadors. You will be encouraged to help support the business through developing new innovative ways of working and will be supported in maximising your potential at every opportunity.


  • 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 per year.
  • 2 volunteer days per year for you to use for a cause that matters to you.
  • Assigned graduate buddy upon joining and a strong graduate network across all locations.
  • Various annual events, such as our 2-day graduate induction, ski trips, away weekends and team building activities.


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Opportunity Overview

  • January 2nd, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Bristol or Aldershot

Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Mechanical
  • Physics

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