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Mechanical engineering jobs in the UK

Looking for a new job in mechanical engineering?

Our mechanical engineers help to break world records, create driverless metros and design waterways that run uphill. 

They work on amazing global projects and make the impossible - possible. But there’s so much more to us than meets the eye. Our brilliant international team of mechanical engineers work across all our business areas. Join them and you’ll push the boundaries. You’ll enjoy fantastic opportunities to progress your career. And you’ll work with brilliant minds to exceed clients' expectations across various sectors. Sound like a career for you?

We’re looking for talented job applicants at all levels who can help us deliver innovative solutions to some of the biggest engineering challenges of our time. And in return for going above and beyond for our clients - we’ll go above and beyond for you. We’ll continually develop your mechanical engineering skills and knowledge. We’ll enable you to move across sectors and take your career in all kinds of different directions at home and abroad. We’ll make sure you feel well looked after with great rewards, fantastic training and flexible working.

Frequently asked questions about mechanical engineering at AtkinsRéalis

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

AtkinsRéalis engages in a wide range of mechanical engineering projects in the UK, including the design and maintenance of mechanical systems for buildings, transportation systems (such as rail and automotive), industrial facilities, energy systems, and water treatment plants. These projects can span sectors such as aerospace, defence, infrastructure, and environmental engineering.

What qualifications are required for a mechanical engineering job at AtkinsRéalis?

Generally, a mechanical engineering job at AtkinsRéalis requires a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related discipline. Professional accreditation, such as Chartered Engineer (CEng) status with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), is highly regarded. Relevant work experience, proficiency in industry-standard software (e.g., CAD, FEA), and strong technical skills are also important.

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

At AtkinsRéalis we provide a range of career development opportunities, including professional training programs, mentorship, and support for obtaining professional certifications. We offer continuous learning opportunities through workshops, seminars, and online courses. Mechanical engineers can advance their careers by taking on diverse roles and projects across various sectors and regions within the company.

How does AtkinsRéalis support innovation and technical advancement in mechanical engineering?

AtkinsRéalis fosters a culture of innovation by encouraging mechanical engineers to engage in research and development, collaborate on cutting-edge projects, and utilize the latest technologies and tools. The company invests in state-of-the-art software and equipment and promotes knowledge sharing and collaboration through internal networks and innovation programs.

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

The recruitment process at AtkinsRéalis typically includes an online application, an initial screening interview, and one or more technical interviews. Candidates might be asked to complete technical assessments or case studies relevant to mechanical engineering. The process aims to identify candidates with strong technical expertise, problem-solving skills, and a good cultural fit with our purpose and values.

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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 challenge you’ll face next. Browse mechanical engineering jobs in the UK today, or read our top tips for a mechanical engineering job interview.