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Senior Engineer - Bridges and Civils

  1. Belfast
R-116758

Senior Engineer - Bridges and Civils – Scotland and Northern Ireland (Belfast) –

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face out clients’ problems head-on. It’s a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

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We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we are here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what is ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave and flexibility over school holidays. And if you are returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

The Role:

We are currently seeking Senior Engineers to join our Bridges and Civils team within our Transportation Practice, based in Belfast. The successful candidates will support our team working on a number of exciting, high-profile multi-disciplinary projects and frameworks in Northern Ireland, Scotland and across the wider UK, including major highways improvement schemes, local authority and rail improvement schemes.

Within our Belfast team, we are currently working on a number of exciting, high-profile projects and frameworks, including working with key clients such as Translink, DfI Roads, HS2, National Highways and Network Rail. The team supports wider projects throughout the UK, as well as a range of local market projects.

Using your people, technical and delivery skills, you will be responsible for delivering a variety of civil and structural design packages and projects for new build schemes, maintenance and assessment works. Your duties will include the management of both individual design packages and entire projects, supporting project resourcing and financial control to ensure our schemes are delivered profitably, to programme and in accordance with Atkins’ quality assurance systems.

You will have a background in civil engineering design and experience of delivery of single and multi-disciplinary projects within highway and local authority environments. You will ideally be familiar with working on projects at varying stages of development from feasibility to detailed design.

Qualifications:

  • BEng / MEng or MSc degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
  • Chartered status and membership of the ICE or IStructE.

Expected Criteria:

The role will be varied, requiring a balance of relevant industry experience, technical ability, communication and stakeholder management skills. Expected criteria are:

  • Experience of working with key clients such as Local Authorities, Highways England, Network Rail, Developers and/or major Contractors.
  • Ability to lead and support bids and tenders.
  • Sufficient experience to undertake technical reviews of designs.
  • Good understanding of relevant design standards (e.g. Eurocodes, DMRB, MCHW and those of National Highways and Network Rail).
  • Ability to develop and agree scopes and manage the internal technical supply chain, including budgets, programme and quality of deliverables, delivering within set time.
  • Excellent project management skills, commercial awareness, financial control and ability to deliver across a range of contract types. This will include an ability to manage stakeholders, e.g. specialist suppliers, independent checkers and local authorities.
  • Experience of grillage, space frame and finite element analysis software packages, such as LUSAS, MIDAS, SuperStress and/or Autodesk Structural Bridge Design.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to converse with a wide range of Clients and colleagues across a number of engineering disciplines.
  • Experience of work winning and developing Client relationships.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.

The Individual:

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual that is willing to work in a dynamic environment as part of a wider team. The preferred individual will be able to take ownership of their projects and responsibilities, comfortable working independently but able to seek advice from your colleagues where the job involves areas of work that are new.

Our team and our business are continually looking for ways to improve how we meet our clients’ needs, and encourage challenge and alternative viewpoints/approaches from all our staff. You will be required to adopt a similar mentality, bringing fresh ideas and perspectives to our team and our ways of working.

Why work for Atkins?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs

"To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees ""Total Reward."" It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need."

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us

"Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once, they join. We're also a Silver Rating holder in the Aerospace & Defence sector, as per the Financial Times rating of the UK’s leading management consultants."

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

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. 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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