Senior Civil Engineer

York, United Kingdom Countrywide
19 Oct 2016
11 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Civil Engineer

Company Name: Jacobs UK Ltd

Primary Location:York, United Kingdom

Post/Application Opening Date: 20 th October 2016

Post/Application Closing Date: 20 th November 2016

Salary: Competitive

JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services, offering a full spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients - from planning & design to construction & operation.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Our ever growing Rail Group is expanding and as one of the key members of the rail team, you will play a key role in the delivery of major projects.

We are looking for a Senior Civil Engineer with experience of wor king in th e rail sector.

The UK rail sector is very buoyant with the government having funded major upgrade and renewals programmes worth multi billions of pounds over the next five years on the underground and mainline rail which we are currently delivering.

We have over 520 staff in multiple offices across the UK including London, Reading, Birmingham, Glasgow, York and Derby. We are looking to expand our teams by up to 50 experienced staff across our offices to work on these exciting projects and can offer you a career supporting one or more of these projects.

Our York office is an extremely busy office working on some of the regions' most prestigious rail projects.

Main Responsibilities:
• Hands on design
• Mentoring junior engineers
• Design reviews
• Demonstrate ability to deliver competently within agreed budget and timeframes
• Day to day running of Jacobs's project teams
• Attending Design Team Meetings
• Full interface with external clients
• Site representation

Essential Experience & Skills:
• Degree or equivalent in Civil/Structural Engineering
• Chartered Engineer/relevant qualification or working towards this status
• Design Software experience (AutoCAD, Superstress)
• Be fully conversant with Microsoft packages and have the ability to utilise other project related software
• Must have experience of civil engineering projects within the UK Rail Industry
• Must have experience of working on Network Rail projects and to Network Rail standards
• Have good report writing skills
• Have experience of Design codes
• Have excellent communication skills

The candidates will be expected to want to develop their career with Jacobs through internal and external training programmes and individual learning.

Our clients want the real thing, and so do we. Join Jacobs, one of the Most Admired Companies in the industry. What sets us apart is our absolute belief in the power of you. Visit for an opportunity to build your world.

To apply, please click on the 'Apply Now' button to enter our application process. Your CV should include all education details and relevant experience.

Jacobs is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safety and well-being of all.