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Senior Engineer

  1. Edinburgh, Glasgow
R-114838

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions. 

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.  

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Job Summary:

This role offers the opportunity to lead highways designs, working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team for Strategic and Local Authority clients across the Scotland and UK. Responsible for the Highways design you’ll be supported by junior members of staff who, in turn, you will develop and support.

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer to be based in our Glasgow / Edinburgh offices to support the ongoing expansion of business opportunities within the strategic highways and local transport markets in Scotland and across the rest of the UK.

Working in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, technicians and other professionals, you will be responsible for leading and delivering as part of design teams, responsible for delivering highway and active travel designs which includes producing 3D models and drawings and specifications to relevant standards.

Your experience should demonstrate the successful design of projects meeting programme and budgets targets. Your communication skills and teamwork should be excellent, with the ability to present highway designs to Clients and Stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading technical delivery of highway engineering projects and key technical input into multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Maintaining and developing excellent client relationships.
  • Development of a team of engineers, technicians and apprentices.
  • Working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary global team, for delivery of projects.
  • Support the business in winning work including representing the business at networking events, inputting into bids and tenders and establish, maintain and develop relationships with existing and prospective internal and external clients.

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Professionally Qualified, or near qualified at Chartered or Incorporated Engineer Level.
  • BEng or MEng in Civil Engineering.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience/knowledge of the design and design process involved in highways and active travel schemes.
  • A thorough comprehension of technical standards relating to highways design with experience in or understanding of identifying and seeking approvals for departures to standard.
  • Experience of client interface in conjunction with other senior staff.
  • Proven ability to advise clients on technical matters.
  • Proven ability to coach and develop team members.
  • A willingness to work flexibly to deliver projects to time and budget.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of design and build projects.
  • Experience of cost and programme management.
  • Experience inputting into pricing and bidding on tender opportunities.

The Individual:

  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
  • A resourceful, articulate and clear communicator, with the ability to influence others.
  • A hard working and flexible individual, who is a team player, is reliable, proactive and shows initiative whilst able to keep cool under pressure and when working to often demanding deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to work both single-handedly as well as within a larger multi-discipline team in directing and managing packages of work to completion.
  • A high expectation of performance for themselves and other members of the team.
  • A supportive and encouraging approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team.
  • Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis? 

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same. 

Meeting your needs: 

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need. 

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More about us: 

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. 

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com) 

Training: 

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions. 

Additional Information: 

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance. 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability. 

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