Company Profile

Atkins is the largest engineering design consultancy in the UK, the largest multidisciplinary consultancy in Europe and the fifth largest design firm in the world. As one of the world's leading providers of professional, technologically-based consultancy and support services, the Group has a turnover of £1.4bn and more than 17,000 professional staff.

Atkins has a solid track-record of planning, designing and enabling the delivery of complex capital infrastructure programmes for clients in both public and private sectors and are instrumental on many notable major projects, including: - the West Coast Mainline upgrade - widening of the M25 - redevelopment of Colchester Garrison - the Olympics - major design improvements at the Atomic Weapons Establishment - the new build programme for nuclear power plants in the UK - the Future Rapid Effect System as Systems House for the Ministry of Defence - supporting Airbus and Rolls-Royce in the development of the next generation of highly efficient aircraft, including the A380 super jumbo and the A350 XWB long haul aeroplane.

Providing energy efficiency advice as part of the Governments 'Action Energy' programme for the Carbon Trust Abroad, Atkins' planning and design for an iconic new resort in Bahrain follows its award winning design of the Burj al Arab, the celebrated seven-star landmark hotel offshore in Dubai.

However, although Atkins may be best known for its projects, the heart of its business is its people. It's their diverse expertise and capacity for innovation that makes things happen. Atkins employs engineers of all disciplines, architects, surveyors, cost and project managers, planners, management consultants, geologists and experts in information technology, telecommunications and environmental management.

Nuclear and power building for the future

Atkins is one of the UK's largest providers of nuclear, power and energy consultancy and engineering support services. As they set about meeting the energy challenges of the future, there has never been a better time to join Atkins - a major player in this sector - and in return gain the opportunity to work on some of the industry's largest and exciting projects.

Their Nuclear and Power teams work in the following sectors: Nuclear Clean-up Energy Efficiency Nuclear Defence Renewable & Sustainable Energy Nuclear New Build Power Generation Transmission & Distribution. Opportunities exist for degree qualified engineers and designers, at all levels of experience and at various locations across the UK, in the following disciplines: Civil & Structural - Electrical - Energy - Environmental - Chemical Structural - Mechanical - Safety Specialists. This is an opportunity to join Atkins to play a key role towards ensuring the UK's continued energy supply.

Design Solutions

Atkins is one of the world's leading multi-disciplinary design and engineering consultants with a focus on high-value engineering and innovative yet appropriate building design. Atkins Design Solutions is committed to delivering design excellence in systems, processes, buildings and civil structures.

They develop cutting edge solutions and combine them with proven methods to achieve an optimal result. As they continue to address the complex challenges involved in enriching the built environment, there has never been a better opportunity to join the company and work on some of the industry's largest and exciting projects, which have recently included: The Memorial Stadium (Bristol Rovers), Northumbria University, North Liverpool Academy and Colchester Garrison, to name a few.

This is an exciting time to join the team and play a key role in the continued growth and development of the Design Solutions business. There are opportunities for appropriately qualified engineers and designers at all levels of experience, at various locations across the UK, in the following disciplines: Civil & Structural Engineering Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Architecture Full details of current vacancies and how to apply can be found at:


The Atkins defence sector is vital in supporting the defence industry and the MoD, Atkins' fifth biggest client with revenues in excess of £25m per year and over 200 staff. They offer single-discipline services such as: - Reliability and Maintainability - Human Factors Support - Requirements Analysis - Risk Management - Reliability Centred Maintenance - Tender Assessment - Structural Analysis - Safety - Integrated Logistics support. Projects cover air, land, sea and C4ISTAR sectors, and range from small one-off consultancy commissions to the delivery of large multi-disciplinary programmes across all phases of the defence cycle.

Some of these exciting projects include: - MoD - Future Rapid Effect System (FRES) - Rolls-Royce Submarines - managed service contract - Air defence - Joint casualty treatment ship. Atkins are now seeking the following engineering skills to join the teams based in Bristol and Derby: Mechanical Engineers - Safety and Reliability - Senior Systems - Supportability - Requirements - Risk - Acceptance - Human Factors Integration. There is also a vacancy for a Marketing and Communications Manager based in Bristol. Applicants with experience at all levels will be considered. Successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment.


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