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Pavement Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-002492
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Cambridge, Birmingham
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Why not...

Atkins is shaping the future of transportation and we’re looking for talented people to join us in developing and expanding our Digital Asset Management practice. You’ll join at an exciting time with asset management being a key growth theme across both our Transportation and wider businesses.

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 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 a number of national road administrations, local authorities and PPP organisations throughout the UK and overseas.

The role will require the successful applicant to assist the pavement technical lead 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 a number of locations, including Birmingham (where the majority of the team is based) and Cambridge. Regular travel to other UK offices and occasional overseas travel forms part of this role.


• Technical delivery of a variety of consultancy projects in the field of pavement engineering;
• designs pavement structures on roads and plans the layout of roads
• organises and plans projects, arranges work schedules, carries out inspection work and plans maintenance control.
• Ensuring project deliverables are prepared on time, within budget and to the highest quality standards.
• Promote pavement and asset management within Atkins;
• Complying with and championing company processes and policies, and ensuring adherence to safety, welfare, quality and environmental requirements

You’ll have a Degree in Civil Engineering, or similar disciplines, and some of the following (depending on level of experience):

• Knowledge and understanding of pavement design principles in accordance with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
• Knowledge pavement materials (Concrete, Asphalt and Hydraulically Bound Materials);
• Experience in the application of UK and/or international standards for the design of pavements for highway, airfield, port and other applications;
• Experienced in the use of AutoCAD
• Good written skills and track record in the preparation of reports and technical specifications
• Ability to work in a client facing environment, with good communication skills
• Ability to work within a team

Working at Atkins

Our working environment and offices reflect our modern approach to asset management and engineering consultancy.

You’ll benefit from our promotion-from-within policy and enjoy an extraordinary rewards and benefits package including forward-thinking flexible working options to ensure that working with us works for you.

In our experience, diverse teams provide the best mix of skills and experience needed to deliver what our customers want, so we’re committed to equal opportunities for everyone’s benefit.

Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress.

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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