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Senior Highway Design Engineer

  • Dubai


Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. In our Transportation & Logistic consultancy sector, that means designing innovative solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. When it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

Transportation & Logistic consultancy sector includes a portfolio of high-profile projects that include international, national, and regional clients, contractors and various Local Authorities. Jacobs Highways team provides comprehensive consultancy and engineering services to the highways sector, covering the full spectrum of highway infrastructure requirements, from business case and project development, preliminary appraisal, and feasibility studies through to detailed design, implementation, operational management advice and operations and maintenance.

As a Senior Highway Design Engineer, you will be responsible for design production on assigned Jacobs’ roads, highways, and related civil projects within the Transportation & Logistic section. You will be client-facing, offer support to the engineering team to develop suitable engineering options and solutions on a different scale of projects. You will also assist with commercial, project management, engineering and design technical leaders to create opportunities for Jacobs to plan, develop, deliver and operate a range of projects and manage Jacobs risk on proposals and projects by undertaking engineering roles. You will also provide technical expertise across the civil/road’s projects and includes involvement in the development of proposals.

Jacobs is committed to offering a career within one company and recognises the exceptional talent we have in our people. As Jacobs evolves, we want to inspire and empower you to develop your career so you too can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

In addition, your duties will be to:

Responsible for the preparation of feasibility studies, technical reports, detailed designs, and production of contract documents across a variety of projects.
Help seek innovative solutions in achieving the best value in delivering our services.
Participate in the delivery of projects and commissions, providing technical and administrative support and leadership where required.
Drive continual improvement of our deliverables by using digital delivery tools, Lessons Learned from other projects and Clients’ feedbacks.
Responsible for the coordinated technical delivery, reporting and associated governance of the projects.
Implement improvement measures and share good practice as applicable.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As a successful candidate you will have a Bachelors or Masters Degree (or equivalent Degree), with Technical design experience gained in the transportation sector (Highways, Rail or Aviation). You will have knowledge and understanding of appropriate standards and accepted practices from a consultancy or equivalent road agency alongside good communication (written and oral) and presentation skills. It is desirable to be a member of a relevant professional institution with a sound understanding of engineering management principles and application in a highway’s environment.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we are committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we have gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You will uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you will discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.???

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