Senior Designer - Highways

Zoek Pin Nottingham, England

Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 33 days ago

About us
Do you enjoy solving real-life problems and creating a positive impact on society? Do you want to work flexibly in a way that empowers you?

With Amey Consulting, you’ll work with high profile infrastructure organisations, giving you the unique opportunity to bring ground-breaking work to life. Your solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people’s lives. You’ll work in a growing team that is inclusive, open-minded and where your professional development can thrive.

It’s where you feel valued and alive .

Fresh Challenge, new opportunity
Amey Consulting’s Highways teams impact the journeys of millions across the UK, by working in partnership with a range of clients and providing consultancy design services for Strategic and Local Highway networks. We are passionate about the highways projects that we design and take pride in seeing our towns and cities thrive by improving connectivity, journey times and quality of life.

National Highways, formerly Highways England, have named Amey Consulting as a Design partner to support the delivery of the largest and most comprehensive renewals programme that National Highways have ever launched. The £ Scheme Delivery Framework (SDF) enables National Highways to procure Design and Construction services across the Strategic Road Network for the next 6 years.

The role

As a result of this framework win, we are recruiting a Senior Highway Designer.

In this role you will work within the Highways and Designated Funds Design team and alongside our client, National Highways. As a Senior Designer you will provide effective support and assistance to your Design Team Leader on a variety of highways schemes whilst taking the lead on projects and mentoring junior designers.

This is an opportunity to join a newly formed team working on National Highways schemes for the Midlands and South-West regions. With shared office space in Birmingham, Nottingham, Kettering, Telford, Bristol, Saltash, Exeter and Warrington, we welcome applications from Highway Designers across these regions. We are able to support flexible working around our core hours of 10-3pm and anticipate a mix of home/office working.

We strongly encourage the development towards a professional qualification with a recognised Institution and pride ourselves on mentoring engineers. We offer tailored support towards professional accreditation , and you will be rewarded with a bonus of up to £5k on completion.

In a typical week you will:

  • Lead on the delivery of scheme design, as well as providing support to the Design Team Leader within the design team on various design duties including:
  • Surveys/Inspections
  • Feasibility and other technical reports
  • Planning, programming and cost estimation
  • Design production
  • Production of design schedules
  • Reviewing and amending design drawings
  • Production of Specifications
  • Supporting development of Graduate Engineers and Technicians
  • Work to programme to deliver specified designs on time
  • Drive effective health and safety practices within your team
  • Liaise with the Client and our Community partners to ensure solutions that are developed are suitable for buildability and maintainability
  • Prepare technical reports (. Feasibility/Options Reports, Assessment Reports and other technical reports)
  • Represent the business stream in multi-disciplined project teams
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the budget for projects including the planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with the client and other relevant stakeholders
  • Represent the business stream in multi-disciplined project teams
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the budget for projects including the planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with the client and other relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure innovation and best practice is highlighted and adopted where practicable
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards
  • Carry out site surveys, inspections and supervision of junior colleagues on site
  • Keep up to date with your own personal development to ensure the natural growth of the team

We want to hear from you if have:

  • Developed experience and expertise within Highways/Civil engineering, probably gained in a Designer/Engineer role or equivalent
  • Comprehensive knowledge of design processes and procedures relevant to the civil engineering discipline
  • An ability to produce or oversee the production of technically sound Highways engineering solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements
  • Experience in undertaking project related tasks associated with health, safety and welfare, . Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Experience in the application of technical governance procedures within a consulting engineering environment
  • You are happy to agree a programme of actions towards successful achievement of industry recognised qualifications, ie Incorporated or Chartered Engineer with a relevant body
  • Good commercial awareness and knowledge of budgets and programmes
  • Minimum level 4 qualification in an appropriate subject – ideally Bachelor or Master degree

In return:

Our rewards make us feel valued here at Amey Consulting. If you’re happy, you’ll think better. It’s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that’s why we’ve worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;

  • Competitive salary
  • Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, free GP service, dental and childcare vouchers

Your Career at Amey Consulting

At Amey Consulting, we value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can really be yourself, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges; and we’ll give you the flexibility to work in a way that suits you.

You’ll be stretched, but always supported. Well recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your own ambition as well as the shared one.

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