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Associate Engineer

R-050046
  1. London, Epsom
  1. Transportation

Associate Engineer

Associate Engineer       

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.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

You will need proven technical excellence in delivering both the design and construction stages of highway projects. Your role will be leading the design of large highway schemes or a significant portfolio smaller projects, either as a design or project manager, embracing collaborative working and helping to drive efficiencies for Clients.

In addition, you will need to demonstrate effective line management skills for a team of 6-8 people of varying experience and capabilities.

You will be responsible to the Highways Practice Manager for internal business operational matters, and the relevant Clients and internal Markets for project delivery.

Requirements

  • Chartered Engineer
  • BEng, BSc, MEng or MSc in Civil Engineering (or similar)

    Proven competency, experience and success in;

  • Managing projects, and delivering to programme and budget
  • Leading teams in delivering engineering solutions in accordance with the appropriate standards that are ready for construction, embrace innovation and achieve project objectives within programme and budget constraints.
  • Highway design including alignment, cross-section, pavement, drainage, and other highway ancilliaries.
  • Co-ordinating multi-disciplinary teams including specialists.
  • Managing offshore design centres.
  • Providing advice to clients and stakeholders through a thorough understanding and experience in using the relevant technical standards.
  • Identifying and seeking approvals for appropriate departures from standards in the provision of effective design solutions
  • Successfully delivering technically robust projects of varying values.
  • Coaching and developing team members.
  • Liaising with operational teams, taking schemes through handover and into maintenance
  • Complying with the designers responsibilities under the CDM regulations (Performing Principal Designer role would be an advantage)

    Responsibilities

  • Leading the key highway engineering aspects on multidisciplinary engineering projects.
  • Running the commercial aspects of projects, ensuring project margins are maintained, change control is effectively managed and re-work minimised to ensure commercial targets are met. Preparing and overseeing the preparation of design resource estimates
  • Engaging with clients, contractors and stakeholders at project and portfolio level, building excellent relationships to ensure the effective provision of services, understanding and complying with contract terms, meeting and exceeding expectations.
  • Leading, mentoring and supporting a team of engineers, technicians and apprentices and taking responsibility for the performance and development of staff including annual performance reviews.  Motivating individuals and teams to be effective, efficient, economic and creative.
  • Helping to manage welfare and safety, applying appropriate safe systems of work and managing/undertaking specific risk assessments.
  • Identifying new opportunities, agreeing project scope, preparing technical submissions and quotations to win new work.

    Why work for Atkins?

    Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

    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.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

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, 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.

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.

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