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Jacobs Principal Road Safety Engineer in London, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Following unprecedented success in winning major projects with National Highways we are growing our Operational Road Safety team. As a Principal Road Safety Engineer you will work within a multi-disciplinary environment to plan and deliver sustainable solutions which shape the future of our transportation infrastructure.

You’ll join a team that has an enviable reputation in the UK Transportation consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of projects with clients that include the National Highways, Transport Scotland, Network Rail, Welsh Government, National Contractors and numerous Local Authorities.

You will use your knowledge and experience of collision investigation and prevention; road safety audit; safety governance and design to support the delivery of a wide range of road safety-related projects and activities, for various high-profile clients across the UK.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Act as an advisor and consultant providing road safety solutions and audits.

  • Organisation and delivery of road safety audits across a range of scheme sizes and complexities and a range of clients.

  • Providing road safety advice and direction to project teams

  • Provide professional and technical excellence in highway engineering

  • Assist with the management and provision of technical support for staff dealing with all aspects of road safety

  • Support in the management and monitoring of works programmes or services.

  • Drafting and reviewing Operational Safety PCF products

  • Drafting and review of safety risk assessments to GG104

  • Drafting and review of WCHR reports

  • Providing advice and support to junior members of the team

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Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent, you will have experience as a Road Safety Engineer for road safety studies with the ability to contribute to the success of a range of high profile transport projects.

  • Experience of minor works and highway design and the ability to develop road safety schemes through to detailed design.

  • Chartered Engineer or equivalent (CEng; IEng; CMILT; TPP).

  • Member of Society of Road Safety Auditors (MSoRSA or FSoRSA) or eligible to achieve MSoRSA or FSoRSA

  • Experience of operational management of highways especially motorways and trunk roads but also local roads

  • Strong working knowledge of DMRB and its use, in particular the main design standards for links and junctions and design aspects affecting operational safety.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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