Principal Highway Engineer

Posted 23 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameTony Hutt

Job description

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.
Atkins has a vision to shape the future, to lead where others will follow and to engineer the future of mobility today through Safety, Integrity, Collaboration and Innovation. Atkins is the first to achieve BIM level 2 accreditation. Our current future workload is significant and varied with both established and new clients across small and large projects. The team is expanding rapidly and it is an exciting time for us all as we are masters of our own destiny.
Read more about how you can thrive with us.
Key responsibilities:
·Leading technical delivery of highway engineering projects and key technical input into multi-disciplinary projects.
·Project management and delivery.
·Act as Technical Lead or Technical Reviewer on projects.
·Maintaining and developing excellent client relationships.
·Line Management of a team of engineers, technicians and apprentices.
·Supervising and developing multi-disciplinary global teams to deliver.
·Support the business in winning work including representing the business at networking events, preparing bids and tenders and establish, maintain and develop relationships with existing and prospective internal and external clients.
Key requirements:
·BEng, MEng or MSc Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
·IEng or CEng with a relevant professional institution or nearing CEng status with same.
·Extensive experience of working with our key clients, e.g. Local Authorities, National Highways, Developers and/or major Contractors.
·Demonstrable experience of managing project delivery for multi-disciplinary highways schemes.
·Experience in highway alignment design including links and junctions.
·A thorough comprehension of technical standards relating to highways design with experience in identifying and seeking approvals for departures in standard.
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.