Graduate Opportunity

Ground Engineering, Tunnelling and Underground Space Graduate Scheme 2019

Infrastructure

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The role

As a Graduate Engineering Geologist, Geotechnical or Tunnelling Engineer you could be involved in one of the most exciting sectors in civil and environmental engineering.

With an impressive portfolio of prestigious and diverse geotechnical projects worldwide, you could help us to design and construct new and innovative infrastructure (such as mass transit systems, tunnelling and power supply), geohazard, underground storage and offshore geotechnics. Together we share knowledge and create a better, more sustainable future for all by safeguarding our natural resources. We offer a world of opportunities from the projects you’ll work on, to the directions you can take your career in.

Join us in our vision to be the world’s best Infrastructure Consultancy, working with a broad range of clients to influence policy, future technology and global sustainability.

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What you’ll be doing

Our industry leading Infrastructure 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.

As a graduate, you’ll be joining one of the following teams:

  • Ground Engineering
  • Tunnelling and Underground Space.

Who we’re looking for

  • Talented graduates with a 2.1 degree or above in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or equivalent - accredited by the appropriate institution.
  • Ideally a specialist Masters in Soil Mechanics, Engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Tunnel Engineering or a 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.
  • Ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills and 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.

Rewards and Benefits

  • 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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How to Apply

Job ID Number: GR-058
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Opportunity Overview

  • January 31st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • UK Wide

Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Geology

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