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Highways Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-001360
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Swavesey
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Our Transportation Division is currently seeking Highways Engineer in our Swavesey office to support the delivery of a wide variety of highways projects across the UK.  You’ll be part of a team driving the successful delivery of projects for a variety of new build, renewal, maintenance and assessment works.


Ideally, you will have a background in civil engineering design and delivery of multi-disciplinary projects principally within the highways environments.  You’ll be familiar with working in large, dispersed multidisciplinary design teams on projects at varying stages of development from feasibility to detailed design.


You’ll be working as part of one of the largest transportation consultancies in the UK, and a leading supplier of engineering services to government, regulatory and local authorities, infrastructure owners and operators.  


The role will be based in our Swavesey office with the flexibility to work out of other Atkins and Client offices as work demands.  Our business also brings opportunities to work on overseas projects and with our internationally based design teams.

  • Acting as a lead designer on elements of highway design for the A14 project during the construction phase.
  • Liaison with other disciplines and teams as required on the project.
  • Liaising with other 3rd parties (i.e. key stakeholders) as required on project.
  • Technical responsibility for ensuring designs are delivered in accordance with current standards & best practices.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications required:
  • A relevant civil engineering qualification (degree preferred) with 3+ years post graduate experience.
  • The ability to undertake drainage, pavement, signs and/or road restraint systems design unaided and assist with the delivery of other project elements as required.
  • Working knowledge of the Traffic Signs Manual.
  • A good understanding of the DMRB and MCHW.
  • An understanding of health and safety issues in relation to the design and construction of civil engineering works, including experience of producing Designers Risk Assessments.
  • Demonstrable knowledge in the use of highway design software packages such as Microdrainage, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, KeySigns, KeyLines, Bentley MX, InRoads, PDS.
  • Demonstrable experience of producing Specifications and Bills of Quantities.
  • An understanding of BIM.
  • Previous knowledge & experience of Highways England and Local Authority projects.
  • Approaching IEng or CEng status with suitable demonstrable experience.
Flexible working:

We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.


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