12 months ago
About the Role
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 Engineer to join the team 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:
* Designing schemes using the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
* Project management of schemes
* Financial management
* Working in a to NCC quality procedures in a fully embedded role within a joint WSP/NCC team.
We’d love to hear from you if you have:
* 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 or relevant experience and achievement of or working towards incorporated status of a relevant professional institution
What if we can?
What if e 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.
A little about us:
Together, our people make up one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We’re dedicated to the communities where we live and work in the UK and propelled by international brainpower. Staying curious is what drives us. Looking at challenges from fresh angles helps us deliver future-ready solutions that break paradigms.
With around 7,900 talented people in 70+ offices across the UK, and 43,000 around the world, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.