Employer Spotlight – An introduction to Atkins

Employer Spotlight on Atkins

We’re proud of the work we do and that we are an employer of choice. As a global leader in design and engineering, we endeavour to create world-class teams who dare to think differently and challenge what’s come before. You’ll not only be surrounded by 80 years of expertise, you’ll have the support and trust of management and senior leaders as you grow and develop.

With such a wide variety of projects and sectors available you can have a real impact on people’s lives. That could be by helping pedestrians to navigate around Southampton more easily, finding alternative ways to connect commuters across the country with HS2 or trying to solve the energy challenges of the future.

Here are 5 insights into working at Atkins…

1. Our Culture of Care

Become one of us, and we’ll help you get the most out of your career. While we’re big on capabilities, we don’t care much for hierarchy. So, you’ll enjoy hotdesking next to a senior leader from time to time and having their insight into your projects. Your wellbeing as a whole person is also important to us. We believe everyone’s voice is valuable and should be treated equally. So we’ll listen and be there with the support you need to thrive.

2. You’ll make an impact

We’re all about coming up with solutions that make a real, positive difference to people, society and the environment. Across high-profile programmes and smaller, local projects, our apprentices and graduates are taking on the climate crisis. They’re shaping sustainable, smart cities, reimagining energy for a zero-carbon future, and working in the field to preserve our ecosystems.

3. Experience and Variety

With us, there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all. We always have a broad range of projects on the go – all you need to do is speak up to get involved. Your role will give you responsibility and experience in different areas in projects and on various clients. Dream it, and we’ll help you to do it, across transportation, aerospace, infrastructure, energy, water and defence.

4. Career Flexibility

With the support of everyone around you, you’ll be able to lead your projects. We’ll want to hear where your interests lie, so we can help you drive your own development. We’re also big believers in maintaining a positive work-life balance. So, you’ll be given flexibility around work while being trusted to get the job done.

5. A Reputation for respect

We’re a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. At Atkins, you’ll be part of a team that asks questions, dares to see things differently and wants to shape a better world. We have the opportunities, so join us and let’s change the future.

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Roles available

We have a number of placement roles still live with closing date of 26 February 2021. You can apply via Surrey Pathfinder:

You can find the placement roles on Surrey Pathfinder