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Principal Pavement Engineer

R-053896
  1. Cambridge, Birmingham
  1. Transportation

Principal Pavement Engineer

Atkins UK Transportation business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,000 talented engineering professionals transport planners and consultants. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. We create a culture and environment to inspire our people, ensure collaboration with our clients and continue to shape the future of mobility.

As the digital world collides with our physical environment, we're facing a wave of opportunity to use our skills in new ways. Our team is seizing this opportunity to grow and shape the industry. We are team of asset management and engineering professionals with rich and diverse professional and personal backgrounds, and we cover all parts of asset management, including, strategic, tactical, pavement design and consultancy, analytics, and resilience advice. The projects we work on are varied, dynamic and stimulating, providing plenty of opportunity for new challenges and personal growth.

Atkins are looking for a Principal Pavement Engineers to join our growing Pavement Consultancy team within the Digital Asset Management Practice. The primary focus of the role will be the technical delivery of a range of pavement engineering and research related projects for several national road administrations, local authorities, and PPP organisations throughout the UK and overseas.

The role will require the successful applicant to lead projects within our pavement engineering consultancy, therefore proven skills, and the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently will be required.

Roles are available at several locations, including Birmingham, Aldershot, and Cambridge. Regular travel to other UK offices forms part of this role.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

Responsibilities:

  • Project management and technical delivery of a variety of consultancy projects and work packages in the field of pavement engineering.
  • Act as a technical lead for strategic projects including the development of the design strategy and pavement options to suit varying budgetary scenarios for both new construction and maintenance works.
  • Preparation and review of contract documents.
  • Ensuring project deliverables are prepared on time, within budget and to the highest quality standards.
  • Enhancing client and industry relationships with both number of public and private stakeholders.
  • Promote pavement and asset management within Atkins.
  • Developing the talent within the team through coaching and mentoring and supporting their technical career development aspirations.
  • Complying with and championing company processes and policies, and ensuring adherence to safety, welfare, quality, and environmental requirements.

Qualification:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, or similar disciplines.
  • Chartered or close to chartered of a relevant professional institution or equivalent.

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of pavement design principles (Flexible, Rigid and Composite Pavements).
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of earthworks and pavement materials (Concrete, Asphalt and Hydraulically Bound Materials).
  • Experience in the use of UK and/or international standards for the design of pavements for highway, airfield, port, and other applications.
  • Knowledge of construction techniques and practices for new construction and maintenance works, including recycling.
  • Experience in specification, execution, analysis, and interpretation of a comprehensive range of geotechnical and pavement investigation and evaluation techniques.
  • Experience in managing and delivering projects and meeting client expectations.
  • Ability to work in a client facing environment, with good communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team.

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.

Training:

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.

Flexible Working:

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.

Diversity & Inclusion:

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.

Security Clearance:

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

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