As Associate Engineer the role will involve managing the delivery of highway and infrastructure schemes and solutions. The role demands a proactive approach in a team environment and offers substantial opportunity for career progression within the company.

You will be expected to be technically competent in dealing with all types of infrastructure projects and be able to manage people and projects.  In particular you will be expected to be able to manage project teams and undertake the day to day Client liaison and management on projects. You will be expected to be able to identify business opportunities and to communicate and discuss these with the DAG and AD as well as assist in realising these.  You will contribute towards the technical excellence of the team and can expect considerable experience on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

The workload is wide ranging and covers all aspects of highway design from; feasibility to construction supervision and include minor highway improvements to major new road and infrastructure schemes.

Overall purpose of the role

  • Management of infrastructure projects
  • Developing innovative design solutions to serve and benefit Clients
  • Inspiring junior staff to develop innovative design solutions to serve and benefit Clients
  • Proactively contributing to the technical development of the design function in the UK
  • Providing technical support and advice within Transport UK in order to:
  • Develop the technical skills of junior staff; and
  • Ensure consistency in technical quality from junior staff
  • Commercial and technical management of projects ensuring that projects are managed effectively within budgetary constraints
  • The day-to-day management of the junior members of the design function in the UK
    the day-to-day management of other disciplines within the Royal HaskoningDHV group working on projects
  • Identification of business opportunities
  • Proactively identify opportunities to develop business and build work winning relationships with existing and new clients
  • Preparation of fee proposals
  • Assistance in preparation of PQQs

Specific Education and Technical competences:-

  •  Relevant degree and extensive relevant post qualification experience on Highways Projects such as S278, S38 and S104 agreements
  • At, or working towards, Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status
  • Ability to prepare briefs and manage project costs and budgets 
  • Working knowledge of design standards - DMRB, MfS
  • Understanding of highway design software, such as Civil 3D, WINDES, etc
  • Working knowledge of utilities provision, diversions and construction practices
  • Knowledge of the implications of works on the environment and knowledge of sustainable construction practices
  • Full understanding of the health and safety legislation covering the construction industry
  • Management and project management skills to supervise and deliver a programme of works
  • Working knowledge of contract procurement, specification, supervision and contract administration experience. (NEC Contract, MCHW)
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to write reports and make presentations and negotiate with all external parties including the public
  • Ability to manage and motivate junior staff. Ability to advise and discuss issues with senior staff
    Excellent interpersonal skills and self-motivation
  • Car driver

Due to the outbreak of Covid- 19 we cannot guarantee that your application will be processed according to our standard procedure. Be aware that it is possible that you might experience a delayed response to your application. Furthermore, the start date of the vacancy might change. Please keep this in mind when applying for this vacancy. We apologize for the inconvenience and want to thank you for your understanding. For further information or questions please contact:

As Royal HaskoningDHV operate projects with a BIM approach, you are expected to be aware of the UK BIM framework (previously known as BIM Level 2), your role within it and ideally have practical experience.  If this is not the case, you will be expected to undertake the relevant training courses via our Digital Academy within your first 3 months of employment should you be successful.

Royal HaskoningDHV is an equal equal opportunities employer