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Assistant Engineer

  1. Water
  2. Edinburgh, Glasgow
R-105782

Due to continued growth in the workload of our successful Water business, we seek to recruit an Assistant Civil Engineer to our Glasgow/Edinburgh offices. The successful candidate will join a team of Civil Engineers, hydraulic modellers and GIS specialists and play a key role in delivering to a range of Clients including Water Companies, Local Authorities, developers with the potential to get involved with International projects.

This role will involve working on a variety of design schemes, typically on projects seeking to reduce flood risk and to make environmental improvements. The projects involve assessing the constraints on what can be constructed, then developing options address the project requirements. This requires working closely with other members of the AtkinsRéalis project team, undertaking site visits, liaison with clients, contractors and other project stakeholders.

You will have a strong desire to learn and develop the technical and other skills to support the existing team on the civil engineering aspects of the drainage design. Travel to other AtkinsRéalis and client site locations may occasionally be necessary and you must be willing to travel as required from time to time which may involve stays away from home.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • An interest in the water environment and sustainability, and desire to apply your skills to the challenges the water environment faces.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent communication Skills – oral and written.
  • Proactive self-starter.
  • Desire to learn and develop technically and work towards a professional qualification.

Desirable (but not essential) Criteria -

  • Experience in the delivery of civil engineering Infrastructure projects.
  • Experience in working with teams undertaking the conceptual and detailed design of civil engineering Infrastructure projects.
  • Experience of developing concepts & designs for drainage and SuDS.
  • Ability to use AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of the CDM Regulations.
  • Experience using Civil3D.
  • Experience using Microdrainage.
  • Good understanding of design procedures, risk assessments (design, site etc.), change control, checking and review.
  • Experience of similar work in areas such as water, drainage and sewerage infrastructure.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for:

  • Delivery of projects as part of a team as well as on individual assignments as required.
  • Investigation and resolution of wastewater infrastructure issues through the development of design solutions.
  • Ensuring compliance with the CDM Regulations and safety and environmental requirements.
  • Support development of reports and other project deliverables.
  • Undertake site surveys and walkovers.
  • Interacting with Clients and other stakeholders during face-to-face meetings.
  • Data analysis and presentation of results in a clear and concise format including writing of technical reports and production of drawings.
  • Observing Contractors Working on site completing data collection activities.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office. 

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package. 

https://yourrewarduk.snclavalin.com/

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

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.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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