Surveying Graduate Scheme

Nationwide
  1. Cities & development, Environment & geoscience, Project, programme & cost management, Water
GR-210

Making big things happen

Are you ready to be part of a world-leading, inspiring and ambitious team? We’re making some exciting changes to our company brands and uniting SNC-Lavalin, Atkins, and Faithful+Gould to become AtkinsRéalis. Aligned to this we’re introducing a brand new look.

This is a journey, and it will take time to evolve, so for early careers you will still see us as Atkins for the time being. Please be reassured that this doesn’t impact any of the roles you apply for – we’re still us, just better.

Atkins, operating under AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design, engineering and project management expertise. With us, you’ll join a team that asks questions and dares to see things differently while engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

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’. 

With Atkins or Faithful+Gould, you'll be in great company.

Your role

Join us as a Graduate Surveyor and enjoy exposure to a wide variety of industries, clients and projects. We design with people in mind. And we’ve designed our graduate opportunities to provide you with unique experiences as you play your part in all kinds of challenging projects. This includes adding value to our clients’ construction journey through expert cost advice and construction technical knowledge, providing clients with strategic cost advice at project conception, or providing party wall, dilapidations and technical due diligence services. And while you're shaping a safer, happier, more sustainable world, we’ll support you to achieve Chartered status.

Where you could work

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

Faithful+Gould (operating under AtkinsRéalis our new name is Project & Programme Services):

Join the team that delivers project and programme management consultancy across the world. We build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality. Our cutting-edge independent advice and guidance enables our clients to turn bold ideas into reality and deliver their most important projects and programmes. You could work on large prestigious infrastructure projects with clients including TfL, Gatwick Airport and Thames Water, or focus on public building projects ranging from a primary school extension to a medieval fortress. We'll trust you to own your projects while supporting you to develop your skills and confidence.

Find out more about our Faithful+Gould teams and locations.

Infrastructure:

Welcome to the team that's shaping smarter, healthier and more sustainable places and spaces. Whether designing/project managing iconic buildings or surveying/maintaining property portfolios, our pride and passion is in offering intelligent, sustainable solutions and unrivalled expertise. You will also be involved in providing professional services to a range of clients, working in the design and professional services areas whilst working through our structured professional development programme for the APC. With a strong track record, we will help you become ready for the RICS final assessment interview.

Atkins offers you unrivalled experience in in the public and private sectors. Your career is in safe hands with us.

Find out more about our Infrastructure team 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 #InsideAtkins - 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@atkinsglobal.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  

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy. From designing end-to-end project solutions to pioneering new technologies and ways of working, everything we do supports our goal of delivering outstanding project outcomes for our clients, while engineering a better future for our planet and its people – no matter the scale, complexity or location of their project. 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. 

 Atkins 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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