Ground Engineering and Tunnelling Graduate Scheme

Civil, Geology, Geotechnical.

With AtkinsRéalis, you'll be in great company.

Do you want to join a team that asks questions and dares to see things differently? A team that is engineering a better future for our planet and its people?

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We are AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering and project management organization. When you join us, you’ll be helping to create world-class sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology.

We’re transforming the world’s infrastructure and energy systems, growing partnerships with our clients and bringing the most complex projects across the world to life.  

Here, you’ll find endless opportunities to take your career in the direction that you want. You’ll join a diverse, inclusive, supportive environment, and be surrounded by inspiring colleagues.    

Our global team of 36,000+ employees speak over 70 languages and represent 130 nationalities across six continents. Our work covers a variety of sectors, including transportation, infrastructure, environment, water, energy, defence, technology and aerospace.

Join our Graduate Development Programme where you'll be trusted with complex work and supported by your peers, line managers and senior leaders.

We’ll give you everything you need to thrive; from plenty of opportunities in areas you’re interested in, to flexibility for work, life and study – not to mention excellent training and support to develop professionally. Join us: you'll be in great company.

Your role

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

You’ll 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 play a part in designing and constructing 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.

Ground Engineering:

Our Ground Engineering team is committed to providing world class geotechnical and engineering geology services to infrastructure and global energy clients, focusing on 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.

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

Where could I work?: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Cambridge, Croydon, Edinburgh, Epsom (Surrey), Glasgow, Leeds, London, Newcastle, Sheffield, or Warrington.

Key duties include:

  • Desk studies and site reconnaissance
  • Site walkovers and inspections
  • Specification, planning and procurement of ground investigations
  • Supervision of ground investigation works on site
  • Checking of factual geotechnical data obtained from ground investigations and associated digital data management
  • Development of conceptual and observational ground models
  • Writing of interpretative reports and derivation of geotechnical parameters for design
  • Geotechnical design and associated reporting

Tunnelling and Underground Space:

Our team provides technically excellent engineering design of tunnelling, underground, and heavy infrastructure, particularly focused on mass transit, rail and major project programmes.

You’ll be supported by a team with 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.

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 Bachelor’s / BEng or 2.2 Master’s / MEng in Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, or related subject.

Where could I work?: Epsom (Surrey), London.

Key duties include:

  • Tunnelling design and associated reporting
  • Micro-tunnelling (HDD, Pipejacking, direct pipe)
  • Large tunnels (TBMs, SCL, Square works..)
  • Ground movement assessment and impact assessment
  • Tunnel Principal Inspection and Asset management
  • Shafts, tunnel’s portals ancillary structures
  • Undertaking feasibility studies
  • Specification, planning and procurement of tunnels projects
  • Working with specialist software to support planning programmes
  • Supervision of construction works on site

What you can bring

  • A passion for working in a consultancy environment
  • Embracing equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
  • A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
  • Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
  • Comfortable to embrace agile ways of working and learning new technologies

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.

The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.

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.

Meeting your needs

We aim to promote a workplace which allows our people to perform at their best. So, as well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives in place to create a healthy workplace and support your well-being:

  • A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join and a further payment of £2,500 when you achieve chartered status or reach an equivalent stage in your professional development
  • 33 days' annual leave, including bank holidays. You also have the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • An enhanced maternity scheme and family friendly policies
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
  • Two paid annual volunteer days to be used with a charity or initiative of your choice
  • Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development, as well as contributing to the development of policies and working practices
  • Opportunities to further develop yourself by applying to our Women’s Professional Development Programme and ethnic minority Empowering Programme

Remember, our programmes are incredibly popular, and some roles may close early. So, avoid disappointment by getting your application in as soon as possible.

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  • Deadline
    July 1st, 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
    Yes
  • Salary
    £29,000 - £32,750 + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:2 and above
  • Location
    Belfast, Bristol, Cambridge, Epsom (Surrey), London and Manchester
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Civil
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical
Also Accepting...
  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology
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