Assistant Engineering Manager in Atkins at Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Website Atkins

This listing is about Atkins in Bristol, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job


Let’s shape the future of nuclear together.

Join our organisation, where we have a huge variety of projects on-the-go at any one time. So, when you start this role with us, it could take your career wherever your interests lie. You’ll find everyone here is willing to pitch in and help because we all want you to succeed, and we’re ready to help you grow.

When it comes to living your life, we want you to get the most out of it. So, talk to us about all our flexible and remote working policies that can support your personal priorities. Also, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women’s Equality, as well as being a ‘Disability Confident’ and ‘Inclusive Employer.’

Read More About How You Can Thrive With Us.

There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all in our Nuclear & Power Division. Join us as an Assistant Engineering Manager, and you’ll enjoy working on a huge variety of high-profile builds, with plenty of opportunities to build your career as a well-rounded professional. Let’s get your unique skills, work style and background into the mix, and start shaping the future of nuclear construction.

Your Purpose

As part of our Nuclear New Build business, our Project Delivery capability team specialises in taking on the most complex engineering projects and opportunities that exist across the board, from technical leadership to project management. With existing relationships with the major operators in the nuclear sector, we offer a hugely stimulating variety of work, within a team which is rapidly developing to support the delivery of new nuclear build. Our projects are on a global scale with opportunities across the UK, Europe and Middle East; across a range of projects in both the Large Civil Nuclear market and the emerging New Nuclear Technologies market.

Due to continued growth supporting our clients in the delivery of the next generation of Nuclear Power, we are seeking Assistant Engineering Managers to join our team. Working as an Assistant Engineering Manager, you will be working across our Nuclear New Build business, either leading the delivery of Atkins engineering projects or embedded into our clients’ programmes. We are recruiting across a number of locations including Bristol, Epsom and Warrington where you will join a team with a diverse mix of people from all around the world. However, as we support our clients you will be expected to travel and work from client sites across the UK as the role, project or secondment requires.

There has never been a more exciting time to join the industry as we engineer a cleaner, zero-carbon future for our planet.

What you can bring?

The opportunities we have are varied in size and nature and suit a range of engineering backgrounds; but as a consultancy, we are looking for enthusiastic, self-starting individuals who will thrive on being able to adapt and use engineering best practices and exceptional people management skills, to overcome any challenge that is faced. You must be detail conscious, analytically minded, and able to work constructively with a broad range of stakeholders and teams that are either local to you or distributed across multiple sites.

Typically, the role and responsibilities of an Atkins Assistant Engineering Manager will include:

  • Leading in the production and review of technical deliverables.
  • Building on an ongoing track record of delivery against defined schedule and quality requirements.
  • Optioneering solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Breaking complex problems into component parts that can be presented to senior stakeholders.
  • Providing realistic pricing and timing estimates on areas of expertise.
  • Identifying and dealing with management issues.
  • Creating energy and enthusiasm around delivery of results.
  • Reviewing, measuring and adhering to procedures and standards set externally/internally.

We Are Looking For Candidates Who

  • Have excellent communication skills and motivated by working within a dynamic and diverse project delivery environment.
  • Enjoy turning their hand to new challenges and will be keen to learn, whilst also wanting to support others within our engineering teams.
  • Assisting with the delivery of complex technical packages and solutions to the agreed time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Be able to motivate yourself and teams, deal with conflict, and influence decision making.
  • Be willing to travel within the UK and willing to work flexibly with occasional out of hours work to accommodate client requirements.

Why work for Atkins?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our Energy Teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years’ time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you’ll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.

We value your diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive – no exceptions. You’ll be part of a culture committed to finding new talent from underrepresented groups. We’re Disability Confident, an Inclusive Employer, and support STEM Returners. We also want to see more women in senior roles at Atkins. In the energy sector, we’ve signed up to the AXIS Pledge, promising to make equal pay, equal leadership, and equal opportunities a reality.

Read more about our Vision for Women.

Meeting Your Needs

When you start with us, you’ll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you’re supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let’s talk about any adjustments you might need.

Read more about ‘Total Reward’.

More About Us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you’ll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

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. 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.


Company: Atkins

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Job Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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