Jacobs Principal Highways Engineer (Part-time) in Croydon, United Kingdom

Principal Highways Engineer (Part-time)


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverseproviders of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services forindustrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate,innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of thegreatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment forour people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growingbusiness.

Jacobs is creating an enviable reputation in thehighways consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with the Highways agency, Contractors and Local Authorities. And our plans to add to this portfolio continue.So would you like to be a member of our exciting team in Croydon?

This role isdesigned for part-time hours and all working patterns will be considered.


Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work and lead a team of engineers and technicians working on a variety of projects.You will be responsible for the preparation of feasibility studies, scheme reports, scheme design for highways, drainage, flooding and a variety of other projects.You will be responsible for resolving technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across the project and for the monitoring of progress.You will be expected to attend progress meetings, public exhibitions and public inquiries as necessary.You will need to check and approve documentation prepared by others in the team, this will involve short timescales and delivery.


Essential Criteria

A degree in Civil Engineering.CEng/IEng and MICE status or equivalent.Proven experience of most aspects of highway schemes.Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.Thorough understanding of DMRB standards.Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice.Good IT skillsDriving licenceCommunication skills (Ability to converse articulately with clients)Knowledge of the financial management and control of projects.Able to produce well-presented and accurate reports.MX/3D Cad proficient, and/or drainage design capabilities (WINDES or equivalent)

Desirable Criteria

Experience of construction supervision.Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring- ‘ BeyondZero ’.We see safety differently - we strive to goBeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees firstin everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our businessand we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)initiatives. When you joinJacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred oninclusionand diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applicationsfrom candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successfulcandidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security StandardPre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including:Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and CriminalRecord. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, thenyour employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Croydon

Req ID: BIA0000T8