Job Description

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.
We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Atkins has a vision to shape the future, to lead where others will follow and to engineer the future of mobility today through Safety, Integrity, Collaboration, and Innovation. Atkins is the first to achieve BIM level 2 accreditation.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.


We are looking for an experienced Trainer to deliver high quality classroom and practical learning to the rail industry in accordance with the RTAS Rules.

This position will be based mainly at our Epsom office but would need to occasionally travel to our Croydon and Derby locations.

Required Qualification and Skills:

  • Attained a NVQ Level 3 in Training and Development or equivalent
  • Hold PTS & COSS as a minimum
  • Experience with delivering Sentinel Track Safety courses
  • Good organisational and communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Strong sense of commitment and able to communicate at all levels
  • Have at least 3 years of UK Rail Industry experience
  • Be willing and able to travel to other Atkins offices as required from time to time


  • Submit all completed safety training and competence assessment details for the update of records and certification.
  • Assist as requested in the development of Atkins/SNC Lavalin training and assessment policies.
  • Co-operate with performance appraisals to develop your potential and identify opportunities for training and development.
  • To be involved in your own development, with records supporting regular self-reflection on practice and continual professional development (CPD).
  • Compile and maintain appropriate information, records, and statistics to assist in the measurement of performance against target.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Formal Trainer/Assessor qualification as appropriate.
  • Sound knowledge of Railway Safety and Rules and Regulations appropriate to railway training, assessment, and certification.
  • Strong sense of commitment and able to communicate at all levels.
  • Good organisational and communication (written and oral) skills.

Competency Requirements:

  • PTS
  • COSS

Qualification Requirements in line with RTAS Rules:

  • Assured Trainers shall demonstrate their competence as a trainer by holding a NVQ Level 3 in Training and Development or equivalent

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career, and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any 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 through any adjustments you might need.

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More about us:

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 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.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once, they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.


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.

Additional Information:

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. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. 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.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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