Graduate Opportunity

Ground Engineering and Tunnelling Graduate Scheme

2020

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Our graduate programme

As a Graduate Geologist, Geotechnical or Tunnelling Engineer on our prestigious 3-year programme you could be involved in one of the most exciting sectors in civil and environmental engineering. You will help to support and deliver the technical aspects of a variety of engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of challenging and exciting projects in the UK and internationally.

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. Whatever your ambitions we’ve a role to match your passion and degree, while our training will help you achieve Chartered status and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.

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Where could I work?

As a recent graduate you could work at the following offices; Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Croydon, Derby, Edinburgh, Epsom (Surrey), Glasgow, London, Leeds, Oxford or Warrington.

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 Bachelor’s / B.Eng. or Minimum 2.2 Master’s / M.Eng. in Ground Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Geology, Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, Tunnelling or related subject.

Ground Engineering

Our Ground Engineering team provides world class geotechnical and engineering geology services to infrastructure and global energy clients, focusing around the engineering behaviour of the ground for complex new build and asset life extension projects. You’ll get involved in a broad range of activities including site investigation, 3D ground modelling, geohazard & terrain evaluation, earth structures, foundation design and ground improvement, in both the onshore and offshore environments.

Tunnelling and Underground Space: London and Epsom (Surrey) only.

Our Tunnelling and Underground Space team provides technically excellent engineering design of tunnelling, underground, and heavy infrastructure, particularly focused on mass transit, rail and major project programmes. Our team have expertise in assessment of ground movements, design of complex foundations and ‘ground-contacting’ structures, in addition to the assessment of ventilation and fire life safety aspects of utilising underground space. Here you’ll get the opportunity to take on a wide range of interesting activities, including site work, design, asset impact assessments, life cycle/risk assessments and project management

What are we looking for?

  • Passion and understanding for working in a consultancy environment, with the ability to work with clients and internal stakeholders
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  • Drive to achieve Chartered status

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, with the confidence to work on your own initiative or as part of a multidisciplinary team
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  • Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions

  • An interest in developing digital and technology-based solutions 

  • A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of locations in the UK and possibly abroad.

How do I apply?

Please click the apply button now to start your application journey! As an equal opportunities employer we value applications from candidates of all backgrounds, cultures and abilities. 

We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially on 0121 483 5089 or graduates@atkinsglobal.com

Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

NB: 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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Opportunity Overview

  • January 6th, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Croydon, Derby, Edinburgh, Epsom (Surrey), Glasgow, London, Leeds, Oxford and Warrington
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geology
  • Geotechnical
  • Mechanical
  • Structural

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