Infrastructure

Improving every aspect of social and economic infrastructure

Whether it's an airport, a university campus, or the world's first tidal lagoon, we love creating outstanding, sustainable places. We're engineering a better future by putting the environment at the heart of every project and harnessing the power of digital technology. 

Imagine starting your careers working with prestigious clients, supportive, friendly and industry-leading colleagues, and inspiring projects. With us, you'll be in great company.

We work on a huge variety of big and small projects – in the UK and internationally. Below, explore the vast choice of areas you have as an apprentice or graduate:

Our Latest Projects

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As part of a joint venture, we will deliver a range of design and engineering services to deliver the West section of London’s new ‘super sewer’, the Thames Tideway Tunnel.

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Ryanair Airside Green 

Atkins provided full multi-disciplinary services, from concept design through to construction supervision for Ryanair’s new 10,700m2 six-storey office campus, Airside Green.

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We created the detailed structural design of the technical galleries at the new nuclear power station in Somerset. The station will play an important part in the UK’s transition to a low carbon energy future.

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As part of a joint venture, we led the design for Tottenham Court Road, Custom house and Woolwich Crossrail stations. We also, in partnership, designed the architectural components that will create an integrated linewide identity.

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Everybody Deserves 
A roof over their Head

EDAROTH provides end-to-end development solutions that focus on delivering social and affordable housing at the point of need. This addresses the social and economic challenges experienced by communities and individuals, by providing homes where they are most needed to support inclusive and sustainable outcomes.

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Project Delivery

    • Our Project Delivery Practice (PDP) is at the core of our major project delivery operations. Join us, and you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most challenging infrastructure projects, from Hinkley Point C to Heathrow Airport, as well as Social Housing projects through our Edaroth business, and helping provide communities and children with a brighter future through the development of new schools.

      These major multi-discipline projects will enable you to develop a strong and broad range of skills and enable you to develop your career across a diverse range of avenues within the business, and on some of the most important projects that are taking place in the UK today.

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Building Design

    • Join our specialist Building Surveying team and be part of a wider multi-disciplinary environment delivering a full suite of Building Surveying services. We offer unique and extremely varied work with a large number of high-profile public and private sector clients. This blend of work and along with our in-house property professionals will allow you develop and expand in your role and ultimately help you gain your Chartership with the RICS.

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    • Join our award-winning architecture, master planning, and urban design team, where we provide creative solutions for clients across the built and natural environments. You'll collaborate with clients and industry stakeholders to solve complex challenges. Playing a pivotal role in embedding low-carbon and nature-positive approaches into all our designs, you'll help ensure our clients are on track to achieving their net zero objectives. Explore and follow your interest across our project focus areas, including aviation, transportation, defence and energy.

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    • As a new member of our building services team, you'll get involved in innovative and sustainable engineering projects. Gain hands-on experience with digital twins, mechanical HVAC, electrical systems, and more. Collaborate with experts in fire engineering, lighting design, building management systems and many other specialisms. You'll be part of a forward-thinking team, designing and implementing solutions for prestigious projects in a large variety of sectors, from aviation to energy. We emphasize collaboration, sustainable designs and social value, ensuring you learn best practice from day one.

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    • Joining our structures team, you'll be at the heart of ground-breaking building design. Tackle optimized structural engineering solutions for some of the most intricate projects in the field. You'll work with diverse materials and learn cutting-edge construction methods. Get hands-on with the latest in parametric design and automated analysis while also playing a role in shaping a sustainable future with low-carbon building materials. From initial concepts to detailed technical evaluations, you'll contribute to high-profile projects in aviation, housing, and energy.

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    • We deliver technically excellent fire engineering solutions across the built environment and providing creative solutions to complex problems to design a more sustainable world. Our collaborative and diverse team of engineers utilise an intelligent digital approach, alongside modern construction and design methods to deliver innovative fire strategies.

      As part of this, you will have the opportunity to liaise with external designers and other construction and building professionals on a wide range of projects; experience and develop your ability to use fire-specific design techniques; conduct research in a variety of skills groups; and have the opportunity to visit sites to monitor the implementation of fire strategies and learn about the installation and construction of fire safety systems.

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Engineering

    • Our civil engineering teams work together to create all kinds of infrastructure, from smart cities and large-site developments, nuclear power stations and dockyards, to water and wastewater treatment works, pipelines and water networks. Our people plan, design, and oversee construction on projects of all sizes large and small, in the UK and internationally. We enjoy a variety of work, collaborating with clients across sectors including energy, water, cities and development, aviation, and defence, to deliver high-quality, sustainable, and innovative solutions.

      Joining our team, you might help to tackle pollution with innovative wastewater treatment and sustainable drainage systems, design residential and commercial urban development schemes, coordinate complex utility routing and functional road networks, or deliver essential drinking water systems to communities – all making a positive impact to people’s lives.

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    • Our civil structures teams work globally on all kinds of infrastructure, from nuclear power stations to defence facilities to reservoirs and tidal barriers. Our people plan, design, and oversee construction on large and complex projects, in the UK and internationally. We enjoy a variety of work collaborating with clients and stakeholders across sectors including energy, defence and water to deliver high-quality, sustainable and innovative solutions.

      Joining our team, you could be planning the construction of a nuclear power station, solving complex engineering challenges of a submarine maintenance facility or designing a major tidal barrier to protect homes and businesses from flooding – making a positive impact on both people’s lives and the environment.

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    • Step into the fascinating arena of engineering design, focusing on underground structures and heavy-duty infrastructure. Hone your skills on projects related to mass transit and grand-scale programmes. Use cutting edge digital tools to streamline project timelines and reduce risks. With us, you'll help clients achieve faster, cost-effective results, ensuring projects are spot-on.

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    • When you join our team, it's your chance to dive deep into advanced geotechnics and engineering geology tailored for global energy sectors. Not only will you explore ground engineering solutions globally, but you'll also collaborate with our environmental team from the early stages of projects. Together, we prioritize nature and habitat preservation, ensuring our projects are environmentally conscious and sustainable.

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    • Join our team, where you'll gain experience in network and drainage solutions that keep communities safe and allow them to thrive. Harness cutting-edge digital tools to help our clients understand and manage their assets across their lifecycles – improving operations' performance and making them last longer.

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    • Join our Mechanical, Electrical & Process (MEP) Engineering team and gain experience in leading-edge design and project delivery. You'll work alongside colleagues who use BIM and digital twins to revolutionize client experiences, optimize costs, and enhance every aspect of MEP systems.

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    • Join our supportive team, where you'll be immersed in designing and managing various water infrastructures, from rivers and ports to complex dam projects. Be a part of transformative environmental projects, designing new reservoirs, restoring rivers, and mitigating flood risks. Beyond engineering, we're reviving lost wildlife in the UK, rejuvenating habitats and protecting endangered species.

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Environment

Start your career in our vibrant environment team, which is working to solve challenges like climate change, rapid urbanization, consumerization, economic uncertainty, security threats and technology-driven change. We've recently transformed our approach to ensure our environment team works at the core of every AtkinsRéalis project. This means you'll work on projects early in the lifecycle, helping clients see how working towards biodiversity and net zero delivers tangible benefits to their projects.

    • Join our team, where we drive sustainable solutions in today's complex world. You'll learn to support clients in navigating the area of policy, regulation, and delivery. Not only will you positively influence key decisionmakers worldwide, but our integrated planning ensures we put the environment at the forefront. With us, you'll champion projects that respect nature, provide social value, and set a positive path for future generations.

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    • Be part of a team that transforms the scars of our industrial past for a better future. We rejuvenate the land, making it safe and suitable for vital infrastructure and homes. Drawing from our expertise in digital science, engineering, and various environmental disciplines, we innovate and adapt. We don't just do remediation – we turn challenges into advantages, shaping designs and embedding sustainability from each project's inception.

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    • Join the team that bridges the gap between people and water. We collaborate with clients to pioneer innovative research and advice. Using data analytics, we deliver sustainable solutions resilient to our everchanging world. We're champions for nature-based solutions across the UK's water sector, advocating for low-carbon strategies that curb climate change and promote environmental health.

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