Mechanical Engineer Degree Apprentice

Rutherford House, Crow Park Way, Moor Row, CA24 3HY
To be agreed upon appointment
08 Nov 2019
15 Nov 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Working at the cutting edge of digital design and pushing the standard norms of how engineering projects are delivered in the 21st Century.
  • You will be on some of the most complex and challenging decommissioning projects within the Nuclear industry from initial concept through to detailed design and delivery, you will find the work diverse, immersive and ultimately very rewarding
  • The ideal candidate will have an interest in static and dynamic mechanical loading and have a real passion for 3D digital innovation and 3D modelling with a vision and commitment for how this can shape the future of engineering
  • During your 5 year apprenticeship, no two days will be the same as you study and work with a variety of teams whilst developing the skills you need to enjoy a great future at Atkins

Spending either one day a week at the college or doing block weeks. Not only will you learn in the classroom, you'll enjoy being part of the team as you will get involved with all kinds of projects and learn something new every day.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Creativity and strong communication skills
  • To use your own initiative
  • A lateral thinker who can apply technical knowledge to analyse problems, create innovative solutions and make sound decisions and isn't afraid to push boundaries
  • To be reliable, practical and self-motivated

Personal qualities

  • The ability to work in a team, assisting with the smooth running of a variety of projects
  • Vision, inclusive and the drive to keep on learning
  • To work across different locations on a variety of projects, constantly developing your skills and experience
  • Be UK mobile to work across different locations on a variety of projects

Desired qualifications

  • 2 A levels A*-C (9-4)including maths & English or Level 3 Engineering/Science NVQ plus 5 GCSEs A*-C (9-4) including a Science subject.
  • Minimum of 96 UCAS points (Full details)

Future prospects

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