Project Engineer - Net Zero


Project Engineer - Net Zero

Salary Not Specified

SNC-Lavalin, Acre, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 23 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 5a86f9ddc60346989be39782256a449f

Full Job Description

We are seeking Project Engineers to join our growing Net Zero Energy Business. This position would be based in Glasgow, Leeds, Bristol or Stockton , with a flexible mixture of home-working and office/site collaboration time expected. (Other home office locations may be considered).

Join us in building a carbon-free future

Are you drawn to exciting projects? Engineers at AtkinsRéalis are at the heart of delivering transformative projects that are lowering carbon emissions whilst achieving future energy security.

Our Net Zero business unit is a multi-disciplinary team that offers a stimulating variety of work, from feasibility studies through to detailed design, site surveys, design verification and site-based project work. Within our Net Zero Engineering Business, the team has a focus on diversifying the energy mix in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. This includes power generation (from gas, biomass, hydro and nuclear), natural gas cavern storage, hydrogen (production & cavern storage), and industrial decarbonisation.

Our flexible and remote working policies are designed to help you get the most out of life. When you join us, you'll be a part of a genuinely collaborative environment where everyone's voice is valued and treated equally.

Your Purpose:

You will be coordinating engineering or construction tasks for and on behalf of our clients or taking responsibility for delivering packages of work. You'll enjoy working with others and are prepared to deliver projects at client sites (e.g. North East, East Midlands, or in South Wales ) as part of Atkins site based engineering delivery teams and / or through regular site visits during key delivery phases.

Do you enjoy a wide variety of tasks and projects? We are looking for someone versatile; you could be working on a small individual assignment or as part of a larger, multi-disciplinary team. You will enjoy working closely with clients on a range of demanding issues.

Examples of the types of work you will be involved in:

  • Integration/ coordination of engineering activities across multi discipline design teams.

  • Management of technical requirements from concept to detail design and delivery including application of strong change control.

  • Design management of the overall coordination of design entities to ensure delivery of engineering to schedule.

  • Delivery of safe, constructable and commissionable solutions (design, procurement or construction activities)., The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our nuclear and clean 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.

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    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.

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  • You have experience of being involved in either engineering or construction projects, delivering to time, cost, quality and safety, particularly in the detailed design and construction phases, and are able to demonstrate your application of project engineering skills, across projects with various technical challenges.

  • You are a fantastic communicator and are able to integrate quickly into diverse multi-disciplinary teams. You have an ability to self-motivate, get the best out of other team members and deal with conflict, in conjunction with a strong delivery culture.

  • You are an organiser, but are also adaptable and have a 'can-do' approach.

  • In addition to having strong communication skills, key attributes include the following:
  • A degree or HNC/HND in a related engineering-based discipline (e.g. civil /mechanical/ process / electrical / C&I).

  • Experience of project engineering and working in teams.

  • Proven experience of multi-disciplinary design/procurement activities and driving design/procurement teams to deliver on time.

  • A strong quality, safety, security and environmental focus.

  • You may also demonstrate a selection of the following desirable requirements:
  • Experience in a highly regulated industry (e.g., power, chemical, oil & gas).

  • Experience of site-based operations, construction or commissioning.

  • Knowledge of safety on construction sites, including risk assessment techniques.

  • Experience of the pre-tender and tender stages of procuring contracts for the design, manufacturing and/or installation of industrial equipment.

  • Commercial awareness including construction contract type, terms and conditions.

    AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 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., At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.