Daniel joined Aker Solutions in 2011. He holds a master in Mechanical Engineering with Materials from the University of Aberdeen. He currently works as Mechanical Engineer.

What was it like to join Aker Solutions as a new employee?

I joined Aker Solutions on the Engineering Graduate Program and it was definitely the atmosphere and culture of the company that drew me in. From when I started, I received plenty of support from the experienced employees around me while carrying out work that was being applied to live projects.

How has the job lived up to your expectations?

The job has fulfilled all of my expectations and has allowed me the opportunity to be involved in some very exciting projects and products. What has exceeded my expectations is the opportunities I’ve had over and above my ‘day job’. I’ve become involved in the Solutioneers initiative and have been able to share expertise in some school engagement activities – this all helps me attain my Chartership while also adding another dimension to my daily job responsibilities.

What is the best thing about working here?

What’s unique about Aker Solutions is the family atmosphere and the collaborative culture. In Aberdeen we have excellent offices and facilities that are state-of-the-art, with features such as a fitness facility, extensive catering, break out areas and open spaces to name a few. These things definitely make Aker Solutions a great place to come to work.