Asset Management Consultant

  • Atkins
  • Bristol, UK
  • 20/07/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Our growing team embraces the definitions of Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and belonging in a vibrant workplace. Resilience Engineering helping to make our world safe, secure and sustainable; through Safety Engineering, Asset and Data Analytics whilst solving the Engineering challenges of the future.

The Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology (ADS&T) Division of Atkins, part of SNC-Lavalin is at the leading edge of delivering Resilience Engineering & Sustainable Critical Systems exploiting Asset Management and Data Analytics principles.

Our clients are demanding support in a variety of both traditional and pioneering areas, which we provide holistic services, requiring a diverse range of experience with an understanding of Asset Management in the broadest sense, whilst increasingly considering Digital Twins, Digital/Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to name a few.

The Asset Management Capability offer a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients. We are seeking multiple Asset Management Engineers/Consultants with an understanding of Asset Management and Data Analytics principles, which considers both organisational and physical systems, ensuring people, equipment or the environment are not exposed to unnecessary harm. Asset Management involves the use of a diverse range of tools and techniques to identify and assure systems are safe, secure and sustainable.

Our team offer a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients. We require individuals who have a willingness to learn and develop new skills and possess the personal characteristics including:

  • Self-motivated;
  • Confident, a good team worker and trustworthy;
  • Good inter-personal skills;

You will be working with our clients to deliver diverse Asset Management projects, covering anything from implementing innovative uses of new technology, formulating national guidance, providing strategic direction for asset management policy and using data and analysis tools to develop works programmes. You will have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK and the globe.

Responsibilities for the role are:

  • Generating supportability information in support of In Service/Use systems or platforms or as an input to bid proposals/tender responses;
  • Influencing equipment design, develop and maintain supportability plans and reports;
  • Generating presentations and presenting to clients;
  • Provide advice and guidance directly to clients on technical and investment decisions;
  • Contribute in problem-solving, manage ambiguity and Asset Management advice;
  • Willingness to learn and ability to diversify across multiple projects and domains.

Skills / Qualifications

Essential  Technical Knowledge and Experience

  • Working knowledge and understanding of Asset Management principles and procedures;
  • Confident communicator with proven inter-personal skills, able to adapt, manage potential ambiguity and deliver under challenging situations;
  • Experienced in working with clients to provide Asset Management advice and guidance;
  • Precise data handling, interpretation and manipulation skills;


  • Understanding of Military and Defence Standards such as Def Stan 00-600, JSP886;
  • Working knowledge of ISO 55000 or PAS 55 experience;
  • Contribute with problem-solving, investigative and innovative skillset;
  • Interest in asset management matters through membership of professional bodies;
  • Broad engineering domain knowledge;
  • HNC/HND/Degree level in an engineering discipline or practical engineering experience;
  • Aspiration or working towards Chartered Engineer or equivalent;
  • Experience of working in wider markets, with experience of consultancy to external clients;
  • Awareness or emerging experience of Asset Performance Management (APM);
  • Experience and understanding of asset modelling and management systems;
  • Previous Asset Management experience within high hazard domains;

Why work for Atkins?

With Atkins you will be in a trusted, supported position, primarily client based, where you are able to apply both existing skills and develop new skills in complex and challenging situations. You will be able to share your knowledge and experience plus learn from others within the team and you will have opportunities to become a mature, established and multi-skilled consultant.


Atkins is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and Benefits

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package. Flexible working options may be considered for this vacancy.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

As a proud supporter of the Armed Forces, Atkins’ Employees are supported to participate with one of a number of reserve forces and will receive up to an additional 10 days paid leave to maintain their annual training commitment.


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