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Senior Highways Design Engineer

R-046752
  1. Birmingham, Nottingham

Senior Highways Design Engineer

Senior Highways Design 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.

Join as a Senior Highways Engineer in our Transportation team. We work on projects of all sizes, scopes and scales, from the large M25 Project to the niche Human Drive. Our projects are bringing digitalisation to highways and transforming the way people live and work. And you'll be part of these collaborative design teams based across the country and the world. It's an exciting era for UK highways, with the rise of intelligent networks, autonomous technology and mobility as a service. To lead in emerging areas that interest you, all you need to do is speak up and take the initiative.

Your purpose

  • You will be a competent designer with proven ability who leads and takes ownership for design and project delivery, working to the highest technical standards and quality targets.
  • You'll have opportunities for designing and managing significant highway and active travel infrastructure, from managing complete vital local improvement projects to leading teams or disciplines on strategic infrastructure projects.
  • You will be responsible for providing robust technical design solutions that meet client ambitions and exceed their expectations, typically co-ordinating as discipline, package or design lead.
  • You’ll lead highway design delivery in accordance with the Atkins Business Management System and complying with quality, safety and environmental standards; overseeing the production of design documentation for highway schemes, including sketches, drawings, calculations, reports and specifications to programme and budget.
  • You’ll contribute to work winning, developing scopes, pricing and programmes and sometimes entire bid packages.
  • You’ll derive design solutions by drawing upon expertise across the team, using your excellent analytical skills to solve engineering problems and applying your engineering judgement to appraise and recommend options and to check and review deliverables.
  • You’ll stay abreast of industry developments and changes in standards; maintaining and developing excellent professional relationships with clients, preparing fee offers and presenting to internal and external stakeholders.
  • You’ll work collaboratively across the Atkins business and with our partner organisations and contribute to pastoral care and development of more junior staff by technical training and mentoring.

    What you can bring

  • BEng / MEng or MSc degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
  • Incorporated or Chartered status and membership of the ICE or CIHT, or able to demonstrate a pathway to chartership in the near future as part of your plan for this role.
  • Experience of working with our key clients, e.g. Local Authorities, Highways England, Developers and/or Contractors.
  • Able to demonstrate responsibility for leading highways design teams and / or packages.
  • Able to demonstrate in-depth understanding of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and BIM, and their use in design.

    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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