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Safety and Reliability Summer and Industrial Year Placement Scheme (2020)

Clean Power, Nuclear

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As a Safety and Reliability placement student you will help to support and deliver the technical aspects of a variety of Chemical and Process engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of challenging and exciting projects in the UK and internationally. We operate across a range of markets including Cities & Development, Energy, Environment & Geoscience, Transportation and Water.

Whether it’s the design of an airport, bridge, railway station, university campus, nuclear power station or an offshore windfarm, you’ll help us to deliver outstanding projects that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world. Whatever your ambitions we’ve a role to match your passion and degree while our training will help develop highly sought-after industry skills.

Brilliant minds. World-changing ideas. We’re one of the world’s most prestigious consultancies. With the Atkins placement scheme, you’re in great company.

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Where could I work?

Nuclear and Power

  • Summer placement locations: Bristol
  • Industrial year locations: Bristol, Epsom
  • Degree requirements: On track to achieve a minimum 2.2 Master’s/MEng degree in a Safety, Reliability, Physics or Chemistry, Nuclear Engineering or Nuclear Science

We are the team that engineer, deliver, manage and decommission nuclear facilities worldwide, using the latest technology solutions to ensure the lights stay on and the world remains a safe place.

Our power business has been delivering mechanical, electrical, civil and structural engineering services to the global power sector for over 20 years. We’re now leaning into new energy challenges such as offshore generation and transmission, energy from waste, electric vehicle infrastructure and the integration of smart grid technology - helping to drive evolution in the power sector.
With an unwavering commitment to safety, quality and efficiency, we are well positioned to add value to today’s challenges of delivering the next generation of nuclear power plants while at the same time maintaining the existing generating fleet and safely decommissioning legacy facilities. We’re now looking to the future, working with Small Modular Reactor (SMR) developers to advance new designs and developing digital applications, such as virtual and augmented reality, for the nuclear industry.
We have a range of opportunities across our teams, for more information on what they do and where you could be based, click here.

What are we looking for?

  • Passion and understanding for working in a consultancy environment, with the ability to work with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Drive and determination
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, with the confidence to work on your own initiative or as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • An interest in developing digital and technology-based solutions

What are the benefits and rewards?

When you join us, you’ll be empowered to be the professional you want to be, working on projects you can feel proud of.

Our benefits, to name a few, include:

  • Dedicated support from your line manager who will create personalised objectives with you, so you can get the most out of your time with us to support you with your studies and beyond
  • Our top performing placement students have the opportunity to be nominated straight onto our Graduate Development Programme
  • A competitive salary

How do I apply?

Please click the apply button now to start your application journey! As an equal opportunity 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 placements@atkinsglobal.com.

Some of our opportunities are incredibly popular, so 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
  • Masters and above (expected)
  • Year-long, Summer
  • Bristol and Epsom (Surrey)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Chemistry
  • Nuclear
  • Physics
  • Science
 

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