Senior Engineer

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Job Description

Amey are a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering, operations and decarbonisation solutions, for transport infrastructure and complex facilities.

Working for us, you’ll be delivering sustainable infrastructure solutions that enhance life and protect our shared future

Our people are driven by a set of strong values, based on safety, insight and collaboration.


The Opportunity


We have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent Senior Engineer to join our Consulting Highways team. With shared office space in Bristol and Exeter, we welcome applications from Senior Highways Engineers across these regions

National Highways, formerly Highways England, have named Amey Consulting as a Design partner to support the delivery of the largest and most comprehensive renewals programme that National Highways have ever launched. The £3.6bn Scheme Delivery Framework (SDF) enables National Highways to procure Design and Construction services across the Strategic Road Network for the next 6 years.


The role


Our Senior Engineers play an important part within the National Highways Design & Maintenance team and alongside our client, National Highways. As a Senior Engineer you will provide effective support and assistance to your Design Team Leader on a variety of highways schemes whilst taking the lead on projects and mentoring junior designers. Responsibilities include:


  • To lead a small team to product technically sound engineering solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements
  • The preparation and checking of designs, calculations, drawings and documentation as part of the production of scheme deliverables that satisfy the overarching criteria of quality, cost and programme.
  • Overseeing the actions of more junior members of staff undertaking similar tasks and taking responsibility for their actions
  • Responsibility for the commercial success of the projects within their portfolio, controlling budgets and managing the costs associated with the production of deliverables
  • Liaising with client and supplier representatives at peer level, attending progress meetings, responding to queries etc.
  • Contributing to the preparation of bids and the general work winning function
  • Drive effective health and safety practices within the team


What you will bring to us:


  • Developed experience and expertise within the Highways Civil Engineering field, probably gained in an Engineer role or equivalent
  • Experience in National Highways maintenance contracts and the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
  • Able to produce technically sound engineering solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements, working unsupervised and supervising more junior members of staff undertaking similar tasks
  • Experienced in undertaking project related tasks associated with the management of health, safety and welfare, e.g. Amey’s Integrated Management System and the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Very good working knowledge of relevant software and similar analytical tools
  • Demonstrates good commercial awareness
  • Has a very good understanding of CDM and risk assessment. Substantially experienced in the management and communication of hazards and risks on projects and ensures appropriate risk mitigation and transference has been applied. Is capable of acting as Principal Designer for appropriate projects
  • Successful completion of either the professional review or end point assessment, resulting in the award of Incorporated or Chartered status or an equivalent professional licence
  • Incorporated or Chartered status or an equivalent professional licence gained through the professional institution to which the individual is aligned is desirable and may be essential on particular contracts


What we can offer you:


At Amey, we recognise that our biggest asset is our people. That’s why when you join us, we offer flexibility, career development, a choice of benefits and support that help you through all life’s ups and downs. It’s the reason why Investors in People put us among the top 1% of employers.


Career Development –

Our dedicated progression framework identifies your career pathway and progress within the organisation, and with dedicated mentoring and support on hand to ensure you hit your career milestones. We’re huge advocates for professional development and offer a recognition bonus for those achieving professional qualifications.


Work-life Balance –

Work-life balance and flexibility are key for our success. We empower our people to make choices that are right for them, with hybrid, part-time and flexible work patterns. And with a network of offices across the UK, we’re open to discussing working options that suit you.


Wellbeing –

Health cash plan, 24 GP, support and assistance programmes, wellbeing ambassadors and Wellbeing Wednesday, dental vouchers



At Amey we celebrate our people and all that they are. This is reflected in our Affinity Group networks, providing a community of support and connection, a safe space to share experiences, learn from one another and generate ideas – Women @ Amey, NeuroDiversity, Armed Forces, Multicultural Network, Pride, Diversability and Parents & Carers.


Social Value –

You’ll get 2 Community Involvement Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives.


Plus a range of other great perks and benefits including:


  • Pension – Generous Pension scheme which we will contribute to
  • Holidays – Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Choices – Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
  • Save with Amey – Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in.



Your Career at Amey Consulting

At Amey Consulting, we value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can really be yourself, because your individuality is an asset.

You’ll be stretched, but always supported. Well recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your own ambition as well as the shared one.


Application Guidance

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview, if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Please contact our recruitment team at to discuss any access needs, reasonable adjustments or additional application support that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

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