• Principal Engineer - Transportation Structures Jobs in United Kingdom

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 2 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

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Principal Engineer - Transportation Structures - ( BIA0004I1 )


Jacobs is one of the worlds largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services to industrial, commercial and government clients With revenues approaching $11billion, Jacobs has grown into a global player with 54,000 people in more than 25 countries

Jacobs are one of the leading consulting firms in the Highways sector where we deliver a diverse range of projects for Local Authority frameworks, private highways markets and major projects for Highways England We have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop your career

We also provide professional services through our strategic alliance with Ringway Jacobs delivering to local authorities throughout England under long term contracts This includes a range of schemes from minor municipal projects to major projects exceeding 100m

We are looking for talented people to join us across the UK and Ireland to continue our focus on building relationships and making a difference to our clients (90 PERCENT of our business is repeat business driven by our performance on existing schemes)

Expand your highly sought after technical expertise on complex projects that are strategically vital to Britains infrastructure ambitions Deliver strategic capability and well thought out solutions that genuinely help shape our clients business or mission Thrive in an ethical, safe and healthy environment

Primary Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the senior management team, this position requires an articulate and focused Principal Engineer or experienced Senior Engineer seeking the next step in their career With highly developed technical engineering, interpersonal and organisational skills you will support the technical and commercial delivery of highway structures solutions with an emphasis on offering a reliable and high-quality, client-focused service

Responsibilities will include

Technical and commercial delivery of new highway structures solutions at feasibility, optioneering and detailed design stages
Preparation of bridge strengthening or modification designs at feasibility, optioneering and detailed design stages
Providing technical and managerial direction to other design engineers and technicians placed under your responsibility, including managing staff workloads, sourcing and disseminating work amongst the team
Programming structures inputs to multi-disciplinary schemes, including works and budget management of our fees and contractors works costs for our client bridge managers
Leading and managing the delivery and checking of inspection and assessment reports and bridge capacity assessment calculations
Preparation and checking of Technical Approval documents
Preparation and checking of contract documents and fee & works estimates for schemes
Liaison with clients, stakeholders, specialist suppliers and contractors
Interfacing effectively with other Jacobs engineering disciplines
Monitoring and reporting progress against time and financial objectives
Compliance with Jacobs safety, quality and environmental policies, including promotion of our BeyondZero safety philosophy
Supporting recruitment, retention and talent management issues within the team
Supporting the professional development of staff through work and training activities, including mentoring junior members of staff by acting as a Supervising Civil Engineer (or equivalent)


Essential Criteria

Chartered Civil or Structural Engineers with significant post-professional qualification experience in a similar relevant role
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the conceptual and detailed design of a broad range of civil engineering structures, including bridges, underpasses, gantries, culverts and retaining walls, including associated technical approval procedures
Detailed knowledge of relevant design standards, the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW) in relation to both new build and structural maintenance and refurbishment schemes
Significant experience of Highways England PCF processes, including supporting the preparation of proposals at the feasibility, pre-planning, planning and detailed design stages
Experience of planning, organising and managing resources, providing project team leadership, mentoring and motivation to engineers and technicians
Ability to provide guidance on the use of design/analysis software (eg SAM, LUSAS, Midas, Superstress)
Ability to prioritise and manage workload on multiple projects to deadline and budget
Excellent communication and report writing skills, client handling and interpersonal skills
Ability to manage project risk and monitor and review quality processes
A full clean driving licence

Desirable Criteria

Experience of ECI or design and build projects
Experience of construction supervision
Experience of business development including Client liaison and preparation of bids
Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options
Project management qualification such as PRINCE2
Health and Safety training in the Bridges Sector


We offer a competitive package which includes a Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and the opportunity to participate in our Flexible Benefits programme which offers up to 28 days holiday per annum and a range of additional benefits

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 : Structural/Stress
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jan 2020

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