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Jacobs Senior Principal Highways Engineer in Croydon, United Kingdom

Senior Principal 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 anenviable reputation in the UK highways consultancy sector as a resultof a portfolio of high profile projects with Highways England, Contractorsand Local Authorities. And our plans to add to this portfolio continue. Sowould you like to be a member of our exciting team?


  • Fulfillingthe role of Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager on selectprojects/schemes, you will work and lead a team of engineers and techniciansworking on a variety of projects

  • You will beresponsible for the preparation of feasibility studies, scheme reports, schemedesign for highways, drainage, flooding and a variety of other projects

  • You will beresponsible for resolving technical issues as they occur for a range of areasacross the project and for the monitoring of progress

  • Youwill be expected to attend and contribute to progress meetings, publicexhibitions and public inquiries as necessary. You will be expected to be ableto discuss scheme technical and project management issues with clients andother parties as appropriate

  • Youwill need to check and approve documentation prepared by others in the team,this will involve short timescales and delivery and an inherently high degreeof checking accuracy and rigour


Essential Criteria

  • A degree in Civil Engineering

  • CEng/IEng and MICE status or equivalent

  • Proven experience of most aspects of highway schemes design and delivery

  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills

  • Thorough understanding of DMRB standards

  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice

  • Good IT skills

  • Driving licence

  • Communication skills (Ability to converse articulately with clients)

  • Knowledge of the financial management and control of projects

  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate reports

  • MX/3D CAD proficient, and/or drainage design capabilities (WINDES or equivalent)

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of construction supervision

  • Good working knowledge 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-Croydon

Req ID: BIA0000FA