Jacobs Senior Bridge Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom
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
Our Structural Solutions Capability is part of our wider Transportation business, we take pride in delivering technically complex schemes across the UK and internationally. Our large and diverse team has earned an enviable reputation within the consultancy sector through portfolio of high-profile projects with clients that include High Speed 2, National Highways, Network Rail, Welsh Government, National Contractors and Local Authorities.
As a key member of our team, you will support our transition to a solutions provider, transforming how we deliver through the implementation of new technologies and lean, digital processes, to increase efficiency and add value for our clients. With a focus on sustainability and decarbonisation, you will utilise your highly developed technical engineering, interpersonal and organisational skills in supporting the delivery of structural solutions on highways, rail, aviation, energy and power projects.
You will be responsible for project delivery and undertake a technical lead role on a range of bridge and structural related projects:
Lead and mentor teams on tasks such as structural analysis, feasibility studies, tender designs, detailed designs and the production of contract documents and technical reports.
Use your knowledge and skills in working together with the team and other disciplines in providing an integrated service to clients
Seek innovative solutions through diverse thinking to achieve best value in delivering our services
Work with our UK and Global Integrated Delivery teams to best use our resources and ensure efficient and successful delivery.
Let’s build for a brighter future together. If you want to join a team invested in you, your success and the global community - join our Structural Solutions Group.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or a related discipline
A professional qualification (or close to achieving)
Excellent communication, collaboration and time management skills
Project management skills related to bridge design or other disciplines
Strong technical design and practical problem-solving skills
Candidates may have a background in bridge design, however, we are equally interested to hear from candidates from other disciplines and industries.
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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