We deliver forward-thinking solutions for the world’s biggest asset owners, transforming the places where we live, work, and travel.
Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original thinking, then turning it into a reality.
We arrive at better answers because we ask better questions.
Amey Consulting’s Highways teams impact the journeys of millions across the UK, by working in partnership with a range of clients and providing consultancy design services for Strategic and Local Highway networks.
The office is progressive and looking to grow, we have a wealth of experience and knowledge which will be actively shared with our Civil Engineers.
What is the purpose of this role?
Our multidisciplinary team situated in Belfast encompasses highway, bridges and civil structures, drainage and river engineering, geotechnical engineering, environmental consultancy, utilities, BIM, traffic and transportation.
We pride ourselves in working collaboratively with each other and with our clients to deliver innovative and practical engineering design solutions.
As experts in our field, we are focused on technical excellence. We provide a supportive environment in which to develop the knowledge and skills of our staff to ensure careers thrive.
We are looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our local highways team and assist us to deliver an unprecedented local workload for a variety of clients including both the DfI Roads and Translink.
The ideal candidate should have a strong background in highway or civil engineering design.
What will this role involve?
In a typical week you will :
Managing the delivery of a range of highway schemes including in the field of sustainable transport, blue-green infrastructure, public realm, pavement engineering or road safety schemes
Develop designs following the Client's requirements and relevant design standards to achieve cost-effective solutions
Assist in the development and supervision of the project team
Assist with competency appraisal processes subject to a suitable level of supervision
Represent the business stream in multi-disciplinary project teams
Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the budget for projects including the planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources and finances
Prepare and check feasibility studies, appraisal / assessment reports and other written documents
Development of engineering solutions and presentation of engineering options
Preparation of highway alignment and junction designs
Produce and check design concepts, design details, drawings specifications and other technical documents
Design of Highway schemes (junctions, links, cycle and public realm schemes to DMRB standards)
Preparing departures, pavement designs, RRRAP assessments, traffic sign and road marking designs
Use of highway / drainage design software, including Bentley MX, Civil 3D, Microdrainage and KeySIGN
Working following current BIM and information modelling standards
Use of Common Data Environments such as Bentley ProjectWise
What are we looking for?
Essential Criteria :
Chartered Engineer, or near chartered status
Bachelors (preferably Masters) degree in Civil Engineering, accredited by the Engineering council
Knowledge of current Health and Safety Legislation and CDM Regulations
Experience in delivering competent designs of minor and major road schemes for trunk and local roads
Experience of highway design standards (DMRB) / contract standards (MCHCW)
Knowledge / use of highway / drainage design software, preferably Civil 3D or Bentley MX, Micordrainage or KeySIGN would be advantageous.
Desirable Criteria :
Knowledge of BIM (or BIM authoring software) and Common Data Environments (such as ProjectWise).
Knowledge of MS Project or other programming software would also be advantageous
Project management experience or accreditations
In return :
Our rewards make us better people here at Amey Consulting. If you’re happy, you’ll think better. It’s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that’s why we’ve worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;
Exceptional development and progression plan
Contributory Pension Scheme
Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental, and childcare vouchers
What makes this role unique?
Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality.
Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people’s lives. It’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.
We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can be you, because your individuality is an asset.
You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.
We don’t believe in typical : we believe a diversity of backgrounds and skills create the best environment and opportunities.
It means we ask better questions to arrive at better answers because we learn from each other’s perspectives. And this means better outcomes for our clients our communities and ourselves.