Engineer - Highways

Exeter, United Kingdom Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
21 Nov 2016
UK 00001Y
Contract Type
Full Time
JACOBS is one of the worlds largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

We have a range of opportunities for experienced Civil Engineers across the UK. At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and were looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Jacobs is a leading service provider in the highways market, supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through to maintenance, across the UK and internationally. Highways are of critical importance to the general public and industry alike, with a shared interest in reliable journey times on a well maintained network. Jacobs provides support for a wide range of clients including, government departments, local authorities and major contractors.

Essential Criteria
  • You shall possess a degree in Civil Engineering
  • You should be nearing or gained CEng/IEng and MICE status or equivalent.
  • In depth knowledge of DMRB
  • You should have experience 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.
  • Full UK 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.


We offer a competitive package which includes a Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and the opportunity to participate in our Flexible Benefits programme which offers up to 29 days holiday per annum and a range of additional benefits.

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