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Electrical engineering jobs in the UK

Looking for a job in electrical engineering?

Our electrical engineers power our future. They deliver a complete electrical engineering service across every aspect of design and delivery. At AtkinsRéalis we take on the most technically challenging projects. And we offer a world of opportunities from assessing risks and advising on asset management to designing, installing and improving the performance of electrical systems. Join us and you could play a lead role in tendering, procurement and the delivery of critical projects at nuclear power stations. You could help to survey and maximise the performance of electrical distribution systems at wastewater plants. You could develop lighting and power systems for buildings of all shapes and sizes. Or you could electrify rail lines, upgrade stations or look at everything from CCTV and passenger information to track-to-train communications There’s so much more to being an electrical engineer at AtkinsRéalis than first meets the eye. You’ll collaborate on a variety of projects. You’ll continually innovate and broaden your skills. And you’ll help us to lead from the front in an environment where you’ll never stand still.

Frequently asked questions about electrical engineering at AtkinsRéalis

What types of electrical engineering projects do AtkinsRéalis typically work on in the UK?

AtkinsRéalis engages in a wide range of electrical engineering projects in the UK, including power distribution, renewable energy systems, transportation electrification, smart grid technology, building services, and infrastructure development. These projects encompass sectors such as rail, highways, airports, utilities, and commercial buildings.

What qualifications are required for an electrical engineering job at AtkinsRéalis?

Generally, an electrical engineering position at AtkinsRéalis requires a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field. Professional accreditation, such as Chartered Engineer (CEng) status with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), is highly regarded. Relevant work experience, strong technical skills, and proficiency in industry-specific software and tools are also important.

What career development opportunities are available for electrical engineers at AtkinsRéalis?

We provide robust career development opportunities for electrical engineers, including professional training programs, mentorship, and support for achieving professional certifications. AtkinsRéalis offers continuous learning through workshops, seminars, and online courses, as well as opportunities for career advancement through various roles and projects across different sectors and geographic locations.

How does AtkinsRéalis support work-life balance for its electrical engineers?

We are dedicated to fostering a healthy work-life balance by offering flexible working hours, remote working options, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes annual leave, healthcare, and wellness programs. We also prioritise employee well-being through mental health support initiatives and a positive, inclusive work culture.

What is the recruitment process like for electrical engineering positions at AtkinsRéalis?

The recruitment process for electrical engineering roles at AtkinsRéalis typically involves several stages, including an online application, an initial screening interview, and one or more technical interviews. Candidates may also need to complete aptitude tests or technical assessments. The selection process focuses on evaluating technical expertise, problem-solving skills, and cultural fit with the company’s values and mission.

Our culture

We invest in our people because you drive the growth and success of our business. Not only do we provide great training, but we’ll also empower you to develop your skills and really take your career places. So, we’ll be able to achieve some great things together and have some great stories to tell. Our culture is all about being fair, and equal and helping each other to improve and advance. We’re passionate about your safety. We’ll reward your contribution. And we offer many flexible working options, so you can focus on the things that matter outside of work too.

Our ways of working

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, we have a responsibility to help move the world forward, one step at a time. We want to make a better quality of life possible. So, we’ve developed market-leading technologies and processes that will help you to quickly plan and deliver projects that will exceed the expectations of your customers.

Browse our electrical engineering jobs in the UK 

The scope and scale of AtkinsRéalis means we can offer you a world of possibilities. There’s never a dull moment and you’ll never know what exciting challenge you’ll face next. Take a look at our latest electrical engineer positions below and see where a career with us could take you.