We have a great opportunity for a dynamic and motivated Geotechnical Engineer
to join our ground engineering and tunnels team in East Croydon.
We need to increase our team to meet the growing demands from our clients, especially in the infrastructure sector (particularly rail, highways & water) and energy sector.
SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, with over 20,000 employees worldwide. At Atkins, we offer more than just a job. We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the natural environment. As one of the UK's leading geotechnical consultancies Atkins offers a comprehensive service in ground technology. With more than 300 UK based geotechnical professionals, Atkins' geotechnical reputation is built on the skills, excellence and commitment of our people in all aspects of geotechnical engineering.
This is a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role in the ground engineering input to some of our most challenging projects. We are looking for someone with the drive and enthusiasm to embrace the future in these exciting and rapidly evolving sectors. Requirements:
Candidates should have:
What we offer?
- A degree in civil engineering preferably with a post graduate qualification in a geotechnical subject.
- Proven experience of acting as a geotechnical engineer in a fast-moving engineering consultancy environment.
- A capable geotechnical engineer with desk study and ground engineering experience, and proven design ability.
- Member of an appropriate professional organisation and be at or working towards becoming chartered.
- Ability to manage projects and control budgets.
- Excellent interpersonal, technical and digital skills.
- Excellent communication skills and confidence to liaise with clients.
- Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work.
- A flair for innovation.
- A valid UK driving licence.
- A willingness to travel on assignments both within the UK and overseas.
Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default Atkins offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.Rewards and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
To support and safeguard your physical and mental wellbeing we provide an employee assistance programme offering advice and support in times of need. Our offices run their own sports and social clubs providing a wide range of activities. You will also have access to our Flexible Benefits, where you can opt in to a wide range of benefits to complement your work/life balance: such as medical insurance, gym membership, the cycle-to-work scheme, child care vouchers, charitable giving, additional pension contributions etc.
Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.
Atkins is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual's abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions. 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. 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 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. #LI-INFRASTRUCTURE | #LI-UK | #LI-ATKINS Worker Type
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