Highways Engineer

RPS Group Plc
Newark, UK
06 Sep 2019
06 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
RPS are seeking an experienced Highways Engineer, with a good knowledge of highways design, sewers and drainage schemes to join the Civil Engineering team in our Newark office.

About the role

·Production of schematic/concept designs and design calculations within defined timescales;

·Liaising with other construction professionals in the development of designs;

·Undertaking highway design using Civils 3D software;

·Directing Technicians in the production of AutoCAD and Civils 3D drawings;

·Undertaking quality reviews of designs prior to issue;

·Liaison with Statutory Bodies (e.g. Highways England or Local Authority);

·Analysis and design of earthworks;

·Production of highway design drawings using Autocad software;

·Visiting sites and attending site meetings;

·Participation in internal project team meetings;

·Attendance at external design meetings with clients and other design team members;

·Preparing correspondence, reports and specifications.

About you

The candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a design office environment - working within a consultancy to produce design packages suitable for technical approval and construction. The candidate will be proficient in the use of Civils 3D software for highway design (horizontal and vertical alignment, junctions etc).Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD for drawing production and familiarity with relevant design standards (e.g. DMRB) are essential.The candidate will be self-sufficient and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering

What we offer you

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself.We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

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