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Jacobs Lead Designer (Roads) in North Sydney, Australia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

An opportunity now exists for a Lead Geometric Roads Designer who will be responsible for leading the geometric design production on assigned Jacobs’ roads, highways and related civil projects within the Roads & Highways (R&H) section. You will be able to lead a team of road designers on assigned major projects and able to work independently on medium scale projects where applicable.

The Lead Roads Designer is client facing and provides support to the engineering team to develop suitable road alignment options and solutions for assigned projects. Currently Jacobs utilise a range of geometric road design software, including 12d, MX, OpenRoads and Civil 3D. This position is focused on a designer whose primary skills and experience have been developed around either the 12d or OpenRoads modelling platforms (which in the case of 12d may include utilities and drainage design in addition to geometric design). Additional training is available to upskill designers to OpenRoads. #APMETransport #LI-NN1

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Significant knowledge of geometric modelling methods, applicable codes (AustRoads in particular) and specifications associated with road and highway infrastructure projects.

• Solid understanding of Transport for NSW and AustRoads design standards, including geometric design, barrier design, pavement and line marking design.

• Experience with various aspects of the design process, construction methods and interface requirements of multi-disciplinary projects including but not limited to roads geometry, drainage, ITS and electrical, structures, noise walls and pavements.

• Working understanding of design and drafting software packages including but not limited to AutoCAD, MX, OpenRoads, 12d and Civil 3D.

• Experience in delivering D&C and Alliances not essential but highly regarded.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete pre-employment checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to complete these checks or meet the associated criteria, then your offer of employment may be delayed or withdrawn.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.