• Principal Drainage Engineer Jobs in United Kingdom

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 0 - 2 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction and program - management Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the countrys most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility

Thats because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company

Ranked No 1 by Fortunes 2019 Worlds Most Admired Companies

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Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the Highways UK consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with clients that include Highways England, Transport Scotland, Welsh Government, National Contractors and numerous Local Authorities Our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace regionally and nationally

We are seeking a Principal Drainage Engineer to join our established highway design team in Leeds, leading in the design and delivery of a range of highway projects


Reporting to the Project or Engineering Manager, you will lead a team of senior engineers, engineers and technicians working on a variety of projects Predominantly on highway schemes but on a variety of projects from concept through to detailed design

You will be expected to work closely with other disciplines, teams and 3rd parties as required, including attending meetings (internal & external), public exhibitions and public inquiries

You will be responsible for resolving technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across the project and for the monitoring of progress

You will check and approve documentation prepared by others in the team, this will involve short timescales and delivery

Working in other offices or on site may be necessary from time to time dependent on projects



Essential Criteria

A degree in Civil Engineering

CEng/IEng and MICE status or equivalent level of experience

Proven design experience with MicroDrainage

Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to converse effectively with clients

Knowledge of the need for task resource management and control of projects

Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice

An understanding of health and safety issues in relation to the design and construction of Civil Engineering works, including experience of producing Designers Risk Assessments

Able to prepare well-presented and accurate reports and technical notes

An understanding of BIM, and level 2 compliance

Desirable Criteria

Experience of construction supervision

Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options

A desire to develop innovative software based solutions to highways problems

Previous knowledge and experience of Highways England and Local Authority projects

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; wwwjacobscom

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.
Role : Civil
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jan 2020

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