5 months ago
About the Role
Principal Engineer, Highways - London
Achieve more for your career and for the world around you. Join our rapidly expanding Highways team in London, and grow your engineering expertise shaping new ways forward for everyone.
About the role
As part of our growing team delivering a range of highway and transportation schemes for a variety of public sector clients, you’ll see projects through various stages of design. From feasibility to planning and construction, you’ll lead the delivery of technical outputs within project teams. You’ll be responsible for scheme investigation, site and structure inspections, data collection and analysis, works inspection and supervising. And, working closely with project managers, you’ll offer technical input to agree project briefs, proposals and deliverables.
As a Principal Engineer with experience in the Highways sector, you should:
* Be degree qualified in civil engineering or a related subject.
* Have Chartered or Incorporated membership of an appropriate professional engineering institution.
* Be experienced in the preparation of highway design for major and minor infrastructure projects, from conception through to construction.
* Have proven experience in the technical and commercial management of highway projects.
* Ideally, also have experience of managing a team of technicians and graduates.
WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services firms providing technical consultancy to the built and natural environment. With unconventional thinking, innovative solutions and trusted-expert delivery, we anticipate and address any challenges the future may bring.
As a world leader in highways engineering, and a top UK provider of intelligent transport systems, we have over 1300 experts working on projects across the UK. Our services range from feasibility studies, public consultation, route planning and highway design, to safety audits, supervision and inspection. And, encompassing all types of highways - from motorways and major strategic routes, to local access roads - and bridge structures, our projects support the economy through improved transport for goods, people and services.
What we offer
We’re committed to your progress so we’ll support your development with vocational and academic training, and bonuses for gaining academic and professional accreditations. You’ll be part of a sociable, open organisation that focuses just as much on your safety and wellbeing as we do on your technical excellence. We also offer a comprehensive, flexible benefits package.
Take a closer look at WSP and apply at wsp.com/careers