VAULT RANKINGS 2011
Headquarters: Epsom, Surrey,
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- "Cutting edge, industry-focused"
- "Engineers masquerading as business consultants"
- "Technical specialists"
- "Mundane, project managers"
NEWS AND UPDATES
- Possibility to transfer between offices
- Starting salary is on the low end of the range
ABOUT THIS COMPANY:Britain’s big player
Most famous for being the engineers and designers behind the iconic seven-star hotel, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, Atkins is a multidisciplinary consultancy that also provides planning, project management and consulting services. With its headquarters in the UK town of Epsom, Atkins has grown from what was a small engineering company in the heart of pre-war London’s West End to become the UK’s largest engineering consultancy and architecture firm, and Europe’s largest multidisciplinary consultancy and—all rolled into one.
With such status come big-money clients like Network Rail, Highways Agency, Rolls Royce, Airbus, Barclays Bank. And, as you’d expect from such an established firm, Atkins' reach spans multiple industries, including aerospace, buildings, defence, education, energy, environment, health, industry, oil and gas, telecoms, transport, urban development and water.. The consultancy divides its business into asset management, defence, aerospace and communications, design and engineering, energy, highways and transportation, management consultants, rail, water and environment, Middle East, USA, China and Faithful+Gould—an Atkins member firm that focuses on project and cost management solutions.
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