Mechanical Engineers - Energy Sector

Atkins Global - Various

Posted 854 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Oil & Energy
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Job description

Our Energy business has been operating for over four decades and is one of the core businesses that make up the Atkins Group. We provide high-end engineering and design consultancy services to the Oil and Gas, Nuclear, Power and Renewables markets. We employ over 1,000 staff in offices across the UK and Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific region and have targets for significant growth over the next three years.  


As an employee of Energy you’ll be helping us to design complex new schemes, assure the longevity and integrity of existing infrastructure and deliver innovative consultancy advice to core clients, critical to the success of the global energy market.


Within the Atkins Energy Business, there will be opportunities to work on Oil and Gas, Nuclear, Power and Renewables projects, depending on where you see your career developing.


Right now, we're going through a period of astonishing growth and are looking for the best Mechanical Engineers, across a broad range of experience levels, to join our dynamic and exciting team in locations across the UK.


Interested?  To be a part of this fast-paced, successful business, read on!


Desired Skills and Experience



Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following;



  • Honours Degree (or equivalent) in mechanical engineering or related discipline
  • Chartered Engineer, or working towards Chartered Engineer status
  • Relevant technical expertise in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • Technical practitioner with demonstrable experience of using fundamental engineering skills
  • Confident and competent in report writing
  • Able / confident to challenge the status quo in a controlled manner
  • Skills in (or an interest in undertaking) the leadership and development / mentoring of staff
  • Driven to meet targets without compromising quality
  • Awareness of technical limitations, and using the help and support of others to deliver
  • Basic understanding of working in a commercial environment



  • Experience of undertaking calculations and able to interpret current UK and international codes and standards by further translating those into a pragmatic client solution
  • Consultancy experience                           
  • Capable of interpreting results from finite element analysis
  • Line management and/or coaching experience


Additional Information

  • Some work outside normal office hours may be necessary. Travel to and from client sites and/or temporary secondment to client’s offices may also be required.
  • This is an exciting time for Atkins we are diversifying our portfolio to become a more global organisation, while also continuing to grow our Energy sector in the UK. There will be opportunities for international travel and applicants with a desire for non-UK based assignments will be welcomed.
  • Depending on which Energy business area they join, successful candidates may be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance being granted.
  • Although our positions are full-time, there may be flexibility in working hours for the right candidates.

The Opportunity


On joining Atkins, you will become a valued employee of one of the world’s leading global design consultancies. We recognise that to be where we are is a result of our people, who make us who we are. That’s why we look to employ the best in the field and offer packages that are both flexible and rewarding. Operating across such a diverse range of industries, throughout hundreds of locations, means we can truly offer you a career for life.





Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.  We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.



Rights to Work       


The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA ( who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.


About this company

Atkins Global

Atkins is involved in the planning, design and enabling of complex capital projects. It leads the way across a diverse range of disciplines, from architects designing the world’s tallest buildings to improving the efficiency of major public transport systems. As the problems facing our clients become more complex, the solutions delivered by Atkins become more and more innovative. Atkins is the largest engineering consultancy in the UK, the largest multidisciplinary consultancy in Europe and the world’s eighth largest design firm. Its size brings significant value to our clients, allowing it to harness an unrivalled pool of creative, professional people to produce outstanding solutions to challenging problems. The simplest articulation of what Atkins does is "Plan, Design, Enable": Plan - the challenges facing its clients are multidimensional, often because of the increasingly complex modern environment. From cost and risk planning, feasibility studies and logistics, to impact assessments and stakeholder engagement activity, it plans every aspect of clients' projects. Design - Atkins designs intellectual capital such as management systems and business processes. It also designs physical structures such as office towers, schools, bridges and highways. Whatever it designs, it applies the same passion and creativity combined with rigorous quality standards. Enable - its clients choose Atkins because they want to focus on their core operations. They entrust Atkins to look after the management of projects, people and issues - ensuring that deadlines are met, costs are controlled and success is delivered.

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