Highways Engineer
Manchester, United Kingdom Countrywide,United Kingdom
6d ago

Your Impact :

Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than building roads, we work every day to make the world better for everyone.

If you want to join a company invested in you, your success and the global community, start your career with Jacobs.

You’ll join a team that has an enviable reputation in the UK Transportation consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high-profile projects with clients that include the Highways England (HE), Transport Scotland, Network Rail, Welsh Government, National Contractors and numerous Local Authorities.

Our plans to add to this portfolio continue at pace regionally and nationally.

With UK centres growing in Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham, we can be flexible with regards to location and encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

We anticipate that our return to work following the removal of UK restrictions will include a much greater mix of home working and office working.

Our vision for our future offices is that they will be collaborative spaces where our employees come to gather to share ideas.

For those who need to be in our offices on a regular basis, there will be places to work. For those who prefer to work more remotely, we will accommodate.


You will be responsible for project delivery and undertake the role of technical lead on a range of highway and transportation related projects :

  • Reporting to the project lead, be able to work independently within a team without instruction on a variety of projects.
  • Assist line managers with the technical development of more junior staff.
  • Contribute independently in the preparation of feasibility studies, technical reports, detailed designs and production of contract documents across a variety of projects.
  • Ability to work together with the team and other disciplines in providing an integrated service to clients.
  • Help seek innovative solutions in achieving best value in delivering our services.
  • Independent use of specialist software related to the work
  • Here's What You'll Need :

  • A degree in Civil Engineering or other related degree.
  • Good progress made towards achieving IEng / CEng and MICE status or equivalent.
  • Technical experience of some aspects of major highway schemes.
  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of DMRB, other standards related to area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of departure approval process
  • Working knowledge of H&S legislation
  • Can present to internal stakeholders in areas of expertise.
  • Capable of managing workload subject to change at short notice.
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work within a global multi-disciplinary team
  • Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have :

  • Knowledge of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
  • Knowledge of Early Contractor Involvement or design and build projects.
  • Knowledge of different contract types and procurement options.
  • Able to produce well presented and accurate reports.
  • Civil3D Cad experience.
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