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Highways Technician - Norwich


WSP
Location: Norwich
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: General Engineering Jobs
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About the Role

At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

Our Highways team in Norwich is expanding rapidly to meet the significant workload we have secured.

The Highways team is seeking Technicians with experience in the Highways Sector and in particular experience in design to work in our Norwich office. The team is growing and offers excellent opportunities for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be assigned to a dedicated team whose main work is developing preliminary and detailed designs for highway schemes and local authority transport improvements.

A typical week would include:

* Managing programmes of work and preparing designs and specifications

* Undertaking services within an engineering environment which may include (but not limited to); site and structure inspections, data collection and analysis, traffic order making, works/construction inspection and supervision to progress scheme design, development and construction

* Whilst being supervised preparing technical designs in accordance with approved design procedures and systems.

* Preparing drawings, documents and use specialist software.

About You

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

* HNC Civil Engineering or equivalent (or in training towards)

* Experience in civil engineering design

* A full and clean drives licence required

* Computer literate (MS Office)

* Previous experience using AutoCAD preferable

* Fluent spoken and written English 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths and an interest in Civil Engineering

About Us

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.

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.
About the Role

At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

Our Highways team in Norwich is expanding rapidly to meet the significant workload we have secured.

The Highways team is seeking Technicians with experience in the Highways Sector and in particular experience in design to work in our Norwich office. The team is growing and offers excellent opportunities for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be assigned to a dedicated team whose main work is developing preliminary and detailed designs for highway schemes and local authority transport improvements.

A typical week would include:

* Managing programmes of work and preparing designs and specifications

* Undertaking services within an engineering environment which may include (but not limited to); site and structure inspections, data collection and analysis, traffic order making, works/construction inspection and supervision to progress scheme design, development and construction

* Whilst being supervised preparing technical designs in accordance with approved design procedures and systems.

* Preparing drawings, documents and use specialist software.

About You

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

* HNC Civil Engineering or equivalent (or in training towards)

* Experience in civil engineering design

* A full and clean drives licence required

* Computer literate (MS Office)

* Previous experience using AutoCAD preferable

* Fluent spoken and written English 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths and an interest in Civil Engineering

About Us

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.

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.
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