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Highway Engineers

  • Job reference: TR-001778
  • Sector: Rail, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: London, Croydon, Epsom, Epsom, Chelmsford
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Role:         Highways Engineers (Highways Experience)

Division:   Transportation Structures Practice
Projects:   Highways Design & Development
Atkins Transportation and Structures Practices are looking to recruit Highways Design Engineers with various levels of experience in Highways projects.
Key Requirements of a Highways Engineer: 
  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or equivalent (HND).
  • Chartered Engineer (ICE or IStructE status), Incorporated Engineer or working towards.
  • Engineering design project experience within the Highways sector.
  • Engineering Consultancy/3rd party engineering design experience.

Roles (Not exhaustive): Assistant Highways Engineer, Highways Engineer, Senior Highways Engineer, Principal Highways Engineer, Group Engineer, Highways Engineering Manager, Civil Engineering Manager, Highways Engineering Manager and Practice Manager.

Locations: Atkins Transportation division have design teams based in; Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Chelmsford, Croydon, Epsom, London, Swansea, Swindon and Trowbridge. The successful candidate could be based from any of these locations.Additionally, flexible/home working is on offer where appropriate.
Highways Engineer Responsibilities:
To support the delivery of multidisciplinary designs ranging from feasibility studies to detailed design.
  • Undertake technical and feasibility studies and site investigations
  • Develop detailed designs
  • Assess the potential risks of specific projects, as well as undertake risk management in specialist roles
  • Feeding into tendering procedures and proposals
  • Manage, supervise and visit contractors on site and advise on civil engineering issues;
  • Develop both creative and logical solutions to design and development problems
  • Manage budgets and other project resources
  • Lead teams of other engineers, perhaps from other organisations or firms
  • Review and approve project drawings
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) packages for designing projects
  • Undertake complex and repetitive calculations
  • Attend public meetings to discuss projects, especially in a senior role
  • Adopt all relevant requirements around issues such as building permits, environmental regulations and safety on all work assignments
  • Ensure that a project runs smoothly, is completed on time and within budget
  • Maintaining and developing excellent professional relationships which can secure repeat business.
Atkins Transportation Division is one of the largest transport consultancies in the UK and is a leading supplier of engineering services to government, regulatory and local authorities, infrastructure owners and operators, Network Rail, train operating companies, design and build contractors and other clients within the transportation sector.
Major Clients: Highways England, Local Authorities, Network Rail, London Underground, HS2, NNB GenCo, Design & Build Contractors and other niche clients.
Training: Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.

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