Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind - Chemical, Process and Safety Engineering Placement

Recruiter
Atkins
Location
Epsom or Abeerdeen
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Nov 2018

Within the oil and gas division, our operations focus on fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and subsea pipelines. Having worked on thousands of oil and gas installations around the world, you’ll join a team of over 20,000 experts located in North America, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the UK. We work across the life cycle of the oil and gas industry, finding innovative solutions to complex challenges through the increased use of digital and immersive technologies, and have worked on over 700 projects in the last five years all around the world. We’ve provided unrivalled technical expertise and support to the oil and gas industry for more than four decades. Our highly skilled teams are leading technical developments across the globe and, with our input, problems are solved and critical decisions are made with confidence.

What you’ll be doing and where you’ll be based 
We have summer and year in industry placement opportunities across a range of our Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind teams in the UK. From a Chemical, Process or Environmental background, you could be working in one of the following teams, here’s a little about what they do: 

Aberdeen – summer placement opportunity 
Based here you’ll be focused on projects in the Oil and Gas market, as a process engineering student you could be involved in; working with North Sea operators in supporting them in their brownfield modification projects and/or operational support work in their daily production. This is a dynamic environment ensuring that code requirements, production efficiency and safe operations are maintained using innovative approaches to assets which, in some cases are 40 years old, operating efficiently and safely pushing your knowledge and capability to the full extent. 

Epsom – summer and year in industry placement opportunities 
As a process/chemical engineering student you'll work with the Fluids teams on projects primarily in the Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind market. Some of our recent projects include Prelude FLNG and Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm. We also provide analysis to support large infrastructure projects; notable examples include the Thames Tideway storm tunnel system and the Doha Metro rapid transit system in Qatar. We’re looking for candidates who have a strong aptitude for fluid mechanics and heat transfer. 

Who we’re looking for 
You’ll: 
• be a talented undergraduate who is on track to achieve a 2.2 Masters/MEng degree or higher in a relevant degree discipline (please check each location for suitable degrees) 
• have ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills 
• possess a passion for working in a consultancy environment, you’ll want to work with clients and with teams who deliver for their clients 
• be adaptable and happy to cope with uncertainty 
• have excellent communication and team-working skills, as well as the ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions 

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Benefits & Rewards 
If you join us you will be working on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time, helping to shape the future of energy. You will have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced engineers in the industry.

Some of our benefits, to name a few, include: 
• dedicated support from your line manager who will create personalised objectives with you, so you can get the most out of your time with us to support you with your studies and beyond 
• our top performing placement students have the opportunity to be nominated straight onto our Graduate Development Programmme

In addition, you’ll also receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits – for full details of our comprehensive benefits package please click here

How to apply 
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Initial closing date 
Our deadline for applications is Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Due to their popularity we may close some of our programmes before this deadline, therefore to avoid disappointment we would recommend applying as early as possible. 

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 refer to (or in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.