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Electrical and EC&I Engineering Graduate Scheme

  1. Cities & development, Clean power, Environment & geoscience, Transportation, Water
  2. Cambridge, Birmingham, Warrington, Derby, Whitehaven, York, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, Chelmsford, Croydon, London, Epsom, Bristol, Glasgow, Doncaster
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Innovate for a fast-paced future

With AtkinsRéalis, you'll be in great company.

Do you want to join a team that asks questions and dares to see things differently? A team that is engineering a better future for our planet and its people?

We are AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering and project management organization. When you join us, you’ll be helping to create world-class sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology. We’re transforming the world’s infrastructure and energy systems, growing partnerships with our clients and bringing the most complex projects across the world to life. 

Here, you’ll find endless opportunities to take your career in the direction that you want. You’ll join a diverse, inclusive, supportive environment, and be surrounded by inspiring colleagues.   

Our global team of 36,000+ employees speak over 70 languages and represent 130 nationalities across six continents. Our work covers a variety of sectors, including transportation, infrastructure, environment, water, energy, defence, technology and aerospace.

Join our Graduate Development Programme where you'll be trusted with complex work and supported by your peers, line managers and senior leaders. We’ll give you everything you need to thrive; from plenty of opportunities in areas you’re interested in, to flexibility for work, life and study – not to mention excellent training and support to develop professionally. Join us: you'll be in great company. 

Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring. We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Find out more about why we believe ‘Different, makes a difference’. 

Where you could work

As a graduate, you could find yourself in one of the following business areas:

Infrastructure:

As a Graduate Electrical Engineer, you'll get to see your ideas realised in design and engineering projects that keep the world turning. You could work on an international airport, a local transport interchange, a nuclear power station or a university campus. You'll feel like you're part of something big, working with a broad range of clients whose projects influence policy, future technology and global sustainability. At the same time, you'll be supported to achieve your Chartership.

Find out more about our Infrastructure teams and locations.

Nuclear & Power: This position is now closed in this business area & currently not accepting applications

For the last 20 years, our team has ensured the lights stay on, and the world remains a safe place. Join us as a Graduate Electrical Engineer and help us solve some of our greatest energy challenges. From delivering next-generation nuclear plants to maintaining existing fleets and safe decommissioning. We're helping to drive evolution in the power sector. So, you can help us develop offshore generation and transmission, energy from waste, Small Modular Reactor technology and digital apps for nuclear.

Find out more about our Nuclear & Power teams and locations.

Transportation:

By combining traditional engineering and new innovative technologies, our teams make journeys easier, safer, and more reliable while supporting a greener and more productive society. Our work spans the full transport ecosystem, across Bridges & Civil, Highways, Rail, Central Rail Systems Alliance, and local transport. You'll feel a sense of pride working with our clients such as Highways England, Network Rail and Transport for London to name a few.

Find out more about our Transportation teams and locations.

What you can bring

  • A passion for working in a consultancy environment
  • Embracing equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
  • A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
  • Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
  • Comfortable to embrace agile ways of working and learning new technologies.

 

Training and development

Our graduate programme has been designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your own skills and interests lie.

Featuring a series of training events and modules, professional development, mentoring and on-the-job experience as well as practical skills development, you’ll work on real projects from day one, that offer scale and variety, collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You’ll work towards your professional accreditation where applicable; so whichever path you take, your future starts here.

Meeting your needs

As well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives to support you:

• A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join and a further payment of £2,500 when you achieve chartered status or reach an equivalent stage in your professional development
• 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays, with the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days
• Flexible working arrangements
• Two paid annual volunteer days
• Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development
• Opportunities to further develop yourself by applying to various company-wide development programmes
• An enhanced maternity scheme and family friendly policies
• Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
• Life #InsideAtkinsRéalis - join hundreds of talented graduates, with opportunities from skill-building to social events, charity challenges, Young Professional Awards, social clubs, and exciting secondments.

To view all available benefits, visit our Total Rewards portal.

How do I apply?

Click "Apply" below to start your application.

Do also check out our Connectr platform for tips and advice on applying. You can message your questions directly to one of our graduate mentors.

We’re a Disability Confident Employer, and can make adjustments to support you to perform at your best during the recruitment process. Please contact us confidentially at graduates@atkinsrealis.com to find out how we can support you.

We will reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Our programmes are incredibly popular, so apply as soon as possible as roles will close based on volume of applications.

More about us

AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading design, engineering and project management organization. We design and deliver major projects on the built and natural environments all around the world. We believe that digitally enabled engineering has the power to radically improve the way we are all housed, connected, powered, and protected and can change our relationship with our communities and our planet for the better. Learn more.

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, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

AtkinsRéalis are an A rated sponsor, if you have any queries regarding sponsorship, please visit our International Student careers page.

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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Europe

Content type

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Summary

Looking to boost your degree with a placement? Or just can’t wait to start a fantastic career? AtkinsRéalis is here to support your ambitions through unrivaled industry exposure, balanced with t

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Discover Ross’s comprehensive journey with us as he navigated through not one, but two distinct placement experiences.

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