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Principal/ Associate (Design)

  1. Water
  2. Belfast
R-105892

AtkinsRéalis, is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies; we have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects.

Following an exciting and very successful start to the current Water Industry investment cycle, the Infrastructure division is seeking to appoint a  Principal /Associate Engineer to join our Water Sector focused team based at our Belfast office.

The role is within the Asset Planning & Solutions Practice of the AtkinsRéalis Infrastructure division.  The role would suit an Engineer or Project/Design Manager who enjoys developing infrastructure design and managing construction projects under the NEC suite of Contracts in the NEC Project Manager role.

If you have a passion for engineering and want to understand where a career with AtkinsRéalis might lead to then we would like to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

The engineering services we offer to our clients requires us to be able to deliver in an agile and future-facing environment.The following are examples of the type of responsibilities and requirements we seek / need you to have, working as part of our dynamic multidisciplinary water / wastewater team.

  • Lead and contribute to the delivery of engineering projects particularly throughout the design development and construction stages to required budget and deadlines.
  • Management of construction projects using the NEC suite of contracts including assessment and negotiation of contract changes.
  • Client engagement to lead and contribute to discussions on technical civil engineering solutions.
  • Oversee teams responsible for design deliverables including engineering design calculation, drawings, contract documentation.
  • Ensuring the quality of project work meets the agreed standards and specifications.
  • Be client focused and able to develop good working relationships with clients; understand client needs and help propose best value technical solutions to meet project challenges.
  • Have a proactive commitment to Health and Safety and good knowledge of CDM requirements.

Additional responsibilities depending on preference :

  • Identify opportunities and prepare bids to commercial and competitive standards for the future success of the business.
  • Lead and contribute to the application of digital engineering initiatives and innovative advances in water sector solutions.
  • Site Supervision of Infrastructure Construction projects.
  • Maintaining and develop excellent professional relationships which can assist in securing repeat business.

Detailed role requirements:

Essential:

  • Educated to degree level with a civil engineering bias; Professionally Qualified Member of a recognised engineering institution. (CEng/IEng etc).
  • Experience of Construction Project Management using NEC Suite of Contracts.
  • Experience of developing civil engineering designs, specs and contract documentation.
  • Proactive commitment to health and safety.
  • Have excellent written and verbal skills when communicating with stakeholders including technical and non-technical parties are essential.

Desirable:

  • NEC4 ECC PM Accreditation (training etc will be provided if not already held).
  • Demonstrable experience within the Water sector.Other civil engineering experience (energy, maritime, geotechnical, industrial) would also be relevant.
  • Up to date knowledge of current design codes and design software relating to Civil and Water Engineering.
  • Previous experience working on UK Water frameworks.
  • Experience in leading engineering design teams.
  • Possess the ability to demonstrate a proven track record of working collaboratively in teams delivering projects.

About AP&S Practice:

The national Asset Planning & Solutions (AP&S) practice within AtkinsRéalis Infrastructure division includes a well-established, multidisciplinary, water engineering team with a varied and extensive portfolio of projects. Our local teams incorporate expert modellers, process, mechanical, electrical and civil engineers who provide a multidisciplinary approach to solving our clients’ problems in creating, managing, building and investing in water and wastewater infrastructure. Applying a networked management approach, and with a focus on staff empowerment, trust and agility, our fast-paced business can match your ambitions.

By drawing on the experience and knowledge of our technical networks, you will be encouraged to enhance your continuing professional development through developing and exploiting ground-breaking technological engineering advances within the water industry. From this class-leading technical foundation, your abilities will be developed to allow you to craft innovative, sustainable solutions and help us and our clients to take advantage of the digital revolution and embed resilience in our delivered solutions. And you will help us let the world know just how good you and we are at this.

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.

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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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