Highways Technician

RPS Group Plc
Newark, UK
Closing date
8 Oct 2020

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Highways Technician
Newark with agile working
Full Time, Permanent

RPS is currently seeking a Highways Technician to join our business as we continue to grow and move forward. Working within our Newark office but with flexibility for agile working, this is an exceptional opportunity for an engineer who is looking to develop their career.

This role is critical as we continue to support and partner with our clients and would suit an engineer with experience in a similar Highways Design role and who is familiar with the usual design standards such as DMRB. To be successful in the role, the candidate will be proficient in the use of AutoCAD and have experience in the production of S278/S38 design packages which will increase the teams drawing and modelling capacity. This is a dynamic and exciting role for a candidate who enjoys working independently and as part of a team.

RPS is a leading global professional services firm with over 5000 consultants and service providers. Working in 125 countries across all six continents. We are proud of the quality tailored solutions we provide to our clients which generate high volumes of repeat business and we are confident we can provide unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career.


Including but not limited to:
  • Liaising with other construction professionals and managers in the development of designs;
  • Production of AutoCAD and Civils 3D drawings for technical approval and construction;
  • Liaison with Statutory Bodies (e.g. Highways England or Local Authority);
  • Work on projects across a variety of sectors;
  • Working closely as required with support functions within RPS;
  • Additional duties as required;

Education, Experience and Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • HNC in Civil Engineering

Essential Skills:
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD and experience in the production of S278/S38 design packages;
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable Skills:
  • Previous experience in the use of 3D Civils and Micro-drainage software packages

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: Excellent 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:
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.
With expertise across a broad range of project types and scales, we guide projects as they move from initiation and scoping, to design and delivery. Our team offers integrated planning, design, technical and project management services to support developers to invest with confidence, streamline approvals and deliver projects that respect and enhance local communities.
Our Approach

Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a great place to do great work. 'Stronger Together' is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace: 'We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.'

Recruitment Agencies

We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list. Please refer to the careers page on our website if you require any further information.
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