Atkins Limited

Industry:

Water, Built Environment, Energy, Civil & Structural

Location:

UK

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WS Atkins plc, generally referred to as Atkins, a FTSE250 multinational design & engineering multidisciplinary consultancy, was founded in 1938 by Sir William Atkins. Atkins has approximately 18,000 employees working in more than 300 offices across 29 countries and has completed projects in over 150 countries. Armed with the motto “Plan, Design, Enable”, Atkins is the world’s 11th largest global design company and is renowned for its capabilities in design, engineering and project management across the industries of environment, water, education, aerospace, infrastructure design, urban planning, transportation planning, defence, communications, infrastructure design, urban planning and transportation planning in the UK and abroad. Atkins delivers engineering consulting services for most industries, including: The Water and Waste Water Industry: Atkins employs around 650 engineers in the water and waste water industry around the world. Ben Piper, the company’s technical director for water resources leads Atkin’s projects for the UK water industry. His goal is to maintain a resilient water supply system which future is uncertain due to growing risk of severe drought caused by climate change, growing population and polluted water, according to a report published in 2016 entitled Future Proofing the UK Water Sector. Atkins offers a variety of services ranging from water strategy planning to infrastructure design and maintenance related to wastewater treatment plants, rainwater and storm drains, pumping stations, water treatment plants, sewer systems, water supply systems and flood management solutions. The Roads & Bridges Division: Atkins delivers transport infrastructure engineering services to an array of projects in the five continents, so as to shape the future of transportation and meet one of today’s most critical individuals’ needs of a sustainable infrastructure and transports system. Constantly increasing its involvement in the civil and structural engineering industry, Atkins creates civil engineering jobs in England and oversees on a regular basis. The Energy Industry: Atkins delivers consultancy solutions to the oil and gas, nuclear, renewables, electrical power generation, transmission and distribution sectors for the past 60 years. Today a member of CIGRE (International Council for Large Electric Systems), Atkins focuses on power networks and thermal generation. They work in partnership with the National Grid to manage the design and construction of transmission substations for clients such as Drax Power Ltd, Western Power Distribution, Scottish and Southern Energy, EirGrid and EDF Energy. To meet the increasing needs of the power sector, Atkins delivers multidisciplinary design capabilities for offshore generation and transmission, smart grid integration and secure renewable energy sources. The Buildings and Construction industry: Atkins evolves within the built environment for more than 70 years providing high quality technical services to building and property sector clients including major public and private sector organisations. Atkins’ designers, M&E engineers, building surveyors, building services engineers, project and programme managers and many field experts work together to service the property, infrastructure and design markets with pride. More generally, Atkins teams provide multidisciplinary technical expertise across the industries of water, environment, aerospace, defence, education, energy, information communications, transportation rail, roads, security and healthcare. The large variety of projects that are undertaken by its workforce makes Atkins a great place to work with a wide spectrum of engineering careers available. Through placing staff within engineering careers at Atkins, we at Anglo feel that we are helping people to progress their careers and as a result improve their situations. Providing appealing graduate schemes and pioneering training capabilities, Atkins are always looking for ambitious engineering graduates to develop careers in engineering. Anyone having studied in one or more of the following subjects will be of interest: civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, chemical, aerospace, physics, geography, maths as well as aerospace and aeronautical, IT, systems and communications.
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