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about 1 month ago
Location: Norwich
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Transport and Highways Jobs
About the Role:

At WSP, there’s nothing we love more than pushing boundaries. Harnessing innovation and sharing insights across our diverse, international team to create a tomorrow’s world that's cleaner, greener and safer. Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation that takes pride in its people and purpose: creating long-lasting solutions to meet the needs of generations to come.

We are seeking enthusiastic and talented Senior Engineers to join the team within our integrated WSP / Norfolk County Council Design Consultancy based in Norwich.

Our long term contract with Norfolk County Council started in 2014 and has the potential to continue right through to 2026. The performance results for the first four years are a success story for both WSP and Norfolk County Council, so the signs are good and the working environment is definitely positive and upbeat.

The role would be based in a modern highways design office in Norwich and covers an interesting and varied workload – from major highways improvements through to a diverse range of small and medium highways projects.

Your role will be at the heart of one of our high performing teams, using your technical skills and expertise to help us continue driving forward in terms of both technical quality and service efficiency.

A typical week would include:

* Support the Team Manager when programming of the team's workload, based on client priorities;

* Rigorously and independently check and approve documents before output is issued;

* Accurately discharge the Designer duties CDM 2015;

* Line Manager a small team of Designers and technicians:

* Project Manage a the portfolio of work delivered by your team.(Programme, budget etc..)

* Support the WSP Commission Manager as required.

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

* Performed a senior role in a highways design team;

* Highways design and construction supervision in a local authority environment;

* Experience of highways design using AutoCad, MX, Civils 3D, Micro Drainage or similar

* Experience in working in a local authority environment

* the application of the NEC suite of contracts

* A degree in Civil Engineering and achievement or working towards incorporated status of a relevant professional institution

What if we can?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.

About us:

Our work is serious, and serious fun. We create homes for penguins, help you get from A to B faster and safer, create inspiring places to live and work, and shape the skylines of our cities.

We value our people and our reputation. Having a diverse and robust workforce enables us to look for answers, not problems, and we pride ourselves on offering clients clever, imaginative, future-facing solutions. If you are interested in finding ways to help society thrive, at home and further afield, an exciting career could be waiting for you here.

Check out for more info about the great work we do.

Please note that WSP reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date.

WSP reserve the right to close this role prior to the end date

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