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We arecurrently looking for a dynamic Public Realm Engineer to join ourTransportation Public Realm team, in the Development and Cities Space business,at Technical Director level. It is an exciting time for theTransportation Public Realm team as it is a growing business and this roleoffers the opportunity for the successful candidate to be a central figure inthe expansion of the team.

About Arcadis:




At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what's most important.Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you'll see it's about humanstories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to makingcities easier to navigate, we're focused on making an impact where it mattersmost - and improving quality of life.

It's a big challenge. And why we need people committed tobringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value differentperspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future.People who seize the experiences available to transform their world - and theworld around them.

It's a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we canonly achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise acrossdesign, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It's howwe'll find solutions to our clients' most complex challenges. And how we'lldeliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.

About TheRole:

An important aspect of the role will be helping to drive the business forwardby proactively seeking new opportunities and developing strong relationshipswith a range of clients. Being a key member of the team, the role requires thecandidate to deliver to the highest technical and behavioural standards. Theideal candidate will have extensive experience in managing and deliveringcomplex projects to a high standard across the disciplines of Public Realm andTraffic Engineering. They will have the ability to deliver scheme designs fromthe initial concept through the subsequent design stages of preliminary,detailed and construction design. This role will be based in Birminghambut working across London, the South East and Nationally.

Ouroffice is located in the heart of Birmingham. The team has a strongcurrent workload and excellent presence within the marketplace. The teamforms part of the wider national Transport Planning & Urban Developmentbusiness. The overall team has a wide-ranging capability: from site feasibilityand masterplanning, through to planning and then detailed design. Themulti-disciplinary nature of the business also means that we are able todeliver project teams from disciplines wider than transportation to offerclients a true 'one stop shop'.

About TheTeam:

OurDevelopment team is involved in a number of high profile projects with avariety of clients both in the UK and overseas, including Transport for London,Crossrail, Royal Borough of Greenwich, London Boroughs of Merton, Harrow,Hackney, Barking & Dagenham, Croydon, Homes England, Leicester CityCouncil, Leicestershire County Council, National Grid, HS2 and Network Rail.Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national andinternational projects. A selection of our current and recent projects include:
  • Plumstead Station Public Realm Improvement Project
  • Greenwich Town Centre
  • London Bridge Station Redevelopment
  • Otterpool Masterplan
  • NW Bicester Eco-Development
  • Northstowe Development
  • HS2
  • Lower Thames Crossing

Requirements:

EssentialExperience:
  • Appropriate previous experience of working in design and implementation of urban highway, transport and public realm schemes, including cycle schemes, bus priority projects, high street improvements, signalised junctions and road safety schemes
  • Development of scheme designs from concept through detailed design to construction design. This is to include drawings suitable for public consultation and full detailed design drawing packages
  • A network of existing contacts within the industry and a proven ability to win business
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering technically excellent projects
  • Project management experience for large public realm and traffic engineering schemes
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain client relationships at the highest level
  • A strong commercial focus
  • Experience of 3D design and construction of 3D ground models
  • Experience of drainage design
  • Experience in traffic sign design
  • Site supervision
  • Preparation of Rough Order of Magnitude costs and detailed Bills of Quantities
  • Working knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Willingness to travel to projects across the UK when required
  • Excellent project and people management skills with a hands-on attitude to technical project work
  • Mentoring and development of more junior members of staff

DesirableExperience:
  • Design of temporary traffic management during construction
  • Appreciation of junction modelling and GIS packages
  • ProjectWise / BIM Standards
  • Sign design using AutoSign or equivalent
  • Full driving licence

Duties& Responsibilities:

Reportingto the Practice Lead for City Space, you will provide leadership and technicalsupport into assigned projects ensuring successful delivery of technicallychallenging Public Realm, Transport, Traffic and Infrastructure schemes. As weoperate in such a diverse marketplace, we can safely say that you will gain anexperience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which willenhance your skills and test your technical knowledge.

You willwork in collaboration with other disciplines and will have the opportunity towork on a wide variety of schemes, overseas projects, research projects andinnovative, technically challenging work.

The rolewill include the following responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing new and existing client relationships and winning new business
  • Ensure that projects are completed to client specifications, to budgets and deadlines
  • Contribute to and deliver the business strategy for the company in association with other directors
  • Provide leadership and act as mentor to junior members of staff
  • Act as technical lead and key point of contact for projects within the company as required
  • Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
  • Lead best practice to peers and wider professional audience and raise the profile of the Transport Planning business within Arcadis and wider industry
  • Delivery of high quality of outputs and proactive promotion of appropriate quality standards
  • Becoming familiar with, and compliant with, relevant Health and Safety regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team

Keycompetencies / Values:
  • Client focus - differentiating through tailored skills and depth of client understanding
  • Excellence - striving for excellence, recognising that excellence is defined by our clients
  • Trust - building and retaining relationships of trust with our clients, colleagues and business partners
  • Teamwork - working together as a team for the Group, not just the individual
  • Responsibility - taking responsibility for our performance and our safety
  • People - we create the environment for people to realise their potential

WhyArcadis:

At Arcadis, you'll have the opportunity tobuild the career that's right for you. Because each Arcadian has their ownmotivations, their own career goals. And, as a 'people first' business, it's whywe'll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here,and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.

Wherever you join us, youcan look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractivestarting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of asociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employeerecognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevantprofessional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and aflexible holiday scheme.

We believe that by working together diverse people with differentexperiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improvequality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&IWorkstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilledworkforce is essential to our success.

We areseeking to recruit a career minded Technical Director - Public Realm Engineerwho has gained solid work experience on transport, land development andinfrastructure projects and who possesses the following credentials:

Qualifications
We areseeking to recruit a career minded Technical Director - Public Realm Engineerwho has gained solid work experience on transport, land development andinfrastructure projects and who possesses the following credentials:

MinimumAcademic Qualifications:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)

DesirableAcademic Qualifications:
  • Chartered or working towards Chartership of a relevant professional body
Job Sector
Engineering
Job Position
Technical Management
City/Town
Birmingham
Address
Birmingham, UK Show on map
Location
Birmingham
Post date
Closing date

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