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Senior Pavement Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-001887
  • Sector: Asset Management, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Birmingham
Atkins is shaping the future of transportation and we’re looking for talented people to join us in developing and expanding our Transport 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 professionals with rich and diverse professional and personal backgrounds, and we cover all parts of asset management, including, strategic, tactical, 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 Senior Pavement Engineers to join our growing Pavement Consultancy team within the Transport Asset Management Practice. The primary focus of the role will be the technical delivery of a range of pavement engineering related projects for a number of national road administrators, 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.
The post will be based in our Birmingham office and the successful candidate will work within a team of similar professionals across the UK. The postholder will be expected to undertake occasional short term visits or postings to other offices within the UK and international locations as required by projects.

Responsibilities

•Project management and/or technical delivery of a variety of consultancy projects in the field of pavement engineering;
•Preparation of scheme design options to suit varying budgetary scenarios for both new construction and maintenance works;
•Preparation of contract documents;
•Promote pavement and asset management within Atkins;
•Supporting in developing and enhancing client relationships with a number of public and private sector clients;
•Deliver, and ensure the delivery of others’ outputs to quality, programme and budget
•Complying with and championing company processes and policies, and ensuring adherence to safety, welfare, quality and environmental requirements


Requirements

•Degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant discipline
•Chartered or close to chartered or incorporated membership of a relevant professional institution or equivalent
•Sound knowledge and understanding of pavement design principles (Flexible, Rigid and Composite Pavements);
•Sound 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

Desirable

•Experience of working in a range of project & environments – urban/rural, developed/developing countries and highway/heavy duty pavements.
•Experience in the use of analytical pavement design techniques and software packages
•Knowledge and understanding of Pavement Life Cycle Cost analysis and pavement management systems.

We offer a fantastic environment with fresh, modern offices that buzz with the excitement of people working at the very forefront of our industry. Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress. You’ll gain experience on a diverse range of industry-leading projects, have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK and the globe. You’ll benefit from our promotion-from-within policy and you’ll enjoy an exceptional rewards and benefits package including forward-thinking flexible working options to ensure that working with us works for you.
We offer flexible working and are committed to equal opportunities as we know from our experience that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.


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