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Highways Engineering Opportunities (UK Wide)

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  • UK Wide
  • Closes 12th December 2016
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Jacobs – Highways Engineering Opportunities (UK Wide)
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services to industrial, commercial and government clients. With revenues approaching $11billion and approximately 50,000 employees across the globe, we are continuing to grow our business every year. Our UK Employees are approximately 7,000 strong and our Transport business which includes Highways and Rail has more than a 1000 people.

We are looking for talented people to join us across the UK and Ireland to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting our clients (90% of our business is repeat business). In return we have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop your career.

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 the Highways England (HE), Transport Scotland, Welsh Government, National Contractors and numerous Local Authorities. Our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace regionally and nationally.

Recent projects won include being part of Highways England £1.5 billion Smart Motorways programme that will deliver major improvements in technology, traffic lane and signaling with10 new Smart Motorways being designed and built across the UK.


We would be interested in hearing from you if you have experience in the Highways Sector and over the next 12 months have opportunities for Engineers, Senior Engineers, Principal Engineers, Project Managers and many other opportunities. Below are criteria which are typically needed for the positions we have available:


Essential Criteria

  • A degree in Civil Engineering.
    • IEng/CEng and MICE status or equivalent.
    • Proven experience of most aspects of major highway schemes.
    • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Thorough understanding of DMRB standards.
    • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice.
    • Good IT skills
    • Driving licence

  • Desirable Criteria

    • Experience of construction supervision.
    • Knowledge of the financial management and control of projects.
    • Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options.
    • Able to produce well presented and accurate reports.
    • MX/3D Cad proficient, and/or drainage design capabilities (WINDES or equivalent)

  • We have opportunities across the UK and would be really interested in hearing from you
    Applications can be made by visiting www.jacobs.com/careers and applying for a role choosing location or using Highways as a search word. Alternatively please contact gary.anderson@jacobs.com

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