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Jacobs Highways Engineer in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

Highways Engineer


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

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

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

Jacobs is creating an enviable reputation in thehighways consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with Highways England, 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?


You will be part of a team of engineers and technicians working on a variety of different projects.As part of the design team you shall assist in the preparation of feasibility studies, scheme reports, preliminary and detailed Civils design for projects throughout the UK and Ireland. Projects could include highways, drainage or flooding works.You may be required to attend progress meetings and public exhibitions.Working in other offices may be necessary from time to time dependant on projects.


Essential Criteria

A degree in Civil EngineeringYou should be nearing or gained CEng/IEng and MICE status or equivalent.In depth knowledge of DMRBExperience in the design and procurement of highway schemes.Basic knowledge of project management and contractual issues.Good IT skills are essential.Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice.Driving licence

Desirable Criteria

Experience of MX/3D Civils would be an advantage.Experience of drainage design (WINDES or equivalent).Experience of construction supervision.Awareness of different contract types and procurement options.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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


Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Shrewsbury

Req ID: BIA0004ZL