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Associate Engineer - Dams & Reservoirs

  1. Water
  2. Epsom
R-109130

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Do you have the drive, skills and ability to work with us as an Associate Engineer, leading and shaping the future of AtkinsRéalis? The role will involve working with a respected technical team and working collaboratively to both secure and deliver work across our extensive client portfolio.

Our Dams, Reservoirs and Hydraulic Structures discipline works closely with UK and international clients to manage and develop their reservoir portfolio, successfully planning, designing and enabling works that ensure public safety and acceptability and optimise the use of commercial and natural resources. Our team has been responsible for high profile and award-winning projects including the design of the proposed Havant Thicket Winter Storage Reservoir. Our frameworks with multiple water companies and the Environment Agency provide us with a significant pipeline of strategic improvements to water supply and flood storage reservoirs and the exciting prospect to design new dams and reservoirs.

We enjoy successful partnerships with our clients from the private and public sector, other consultants and contractors. Our collaborative approach ensures the projects we deliver meet our client’s needs in a sensitive and sustainable way. We embrace new technologies to design innovative outcomes that complement the environment and communities in which they reside; locally, nationally and globally.

This role presents the opportunity to take a lead in developing our growing dams & reservoirs workload in the UK and beyond.  Working closely with our discipline lead, in-house ARPE and discipline colleagues, and supported by the strength-in-depth provided by the wider AtkinsRéalis, you will head the successful delivery of projects, build on your strong client relationships and have the opportunity to raise your industry profile and develop your career to meet your aspirations.

Our talented, award-winning team come from diverse backgrounds and have wide-ranging experience, which enables us to deliver a broad variety of projects. As a prominent member of our team, you will work on this diverse range of opportunities allowing you to share and broaden your skills and knowledge within an agile, digital environment. Joining our team will give you the opportunity to experience new challenges and design for the future. We offer a balanced career which will provide flexibility around your personal life, empowering you to progress and achieve your personal aspirations. Your story starts here.

Requirements:

  • Chartered Engineer with an established industry profile in the fields of dam and reservoir engineering with the ability to oversee the work of others and achieve right-first-time results.
  • Strong technical experience in hydraulic and /or geotechnical engineering as applied to the management and design of dams and reservoirs and their associated hydraulic structures, with knowledge of relevant codes, standards and guidance documents, and an appreciation of current developments.
  • Track record of leading the delivery of successful projects and the ability to develop winning tenders.
  • Ability to identify and employ innovation and leading-edge technologies to meet client needs.
  • Willingness to travel on short assignments both within the UK and overseas. Experience of successful international working and work winning would be an advantage.
  • A valid UK driving licence.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the successful delivery of tasks and projects from inception to handover, meeting quality, time and budget requirements.
  • Overseeing dams and reservoirs activities for key local clients, maintaining and expanding a portfolio of strong relationships leading to new and repeat business.
  • Generating successful proposals that meet client needs and lead to technically and commercially successful work.
  • Leading in developing our service lines and technical capability, delivering business development targets.
  • Inspiring and mentoring colleagues in developing their technical knowledge and understanding.

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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