Senior Engineer (Highways) Birmingham

Job Description

  • Job Title Engineering


Job Description

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

In today's world it's important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2022 and beyond...

To find out more about our HIGHWAYS business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: _______Roads and highways | WSP

Your new role, what's involved?
  • Delivering real world changes to public infrastructure through your designs.
  • Understanding the problems with existing infrastructure, so you can propose improvements.
  • Engaging/leading multi-disciplinary teams to create the optimum infrastructure solution.
  • Collaborate to identify where efficiency and value can be found in our services to clients.
  • Using your creative flair and technical knowledge to create solutions to improve the built environment.
  • Work with or lead our team of talented technical innovators to delight our customers by creating highway transport solutions that improve the way people move around their neighbourhood.

  • You can work on major projects on the Strategic Road Network, or through our Local Government commissions and also our extensive involvement with HS2.
  • Or you can get involved in some of our faster turnaround projects to get that whole project cycle experience.
  • With an enviable track record with multiple Welsh Government frameworks, our team leads public infrastructure and public transport improvements across Wales.
  • Recently appointed to the TfW and SEWTAPS frameworks, our local teams draw energy and pride from the work they do to connect communities across Wales.
  • Our team already has great technical project managers to help you deliver efficient project services and allow you unleash your creativity.
  • You can work on National Highways projects, through our established frameworks with Smart Motorways, Scheme Delivery Framework (SDF) and our growing DBFO technical advice services.
  • If highway asset maintenance is your passion, join our DBFO delivery teams on A417/419 or A1 to experience the reality of day-to-day management of strategic high speed road infrastructure.
  • Our experienced and caring group of Mentors will be happy to support your career aspirations and will help you identify your development needs, so you can visualise your next steps.

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
  • A passion for improving the lives of millions by making it easy and predictable to travel, whatever mode of transport they choose.
  • A desire to engage with clients, colleagues and customers to find the optimum infrastructure solutions.
  • A genuine interest in the use of technology to identify and inform travel improvements and the infrastructure changes that will support that.

What's in it for you?
  • Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important - whether that's for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.
  • Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers. At work we celebrate integrity and treat people with respect. We support each other and embrace diversity to create a place where people come together and do great things.

Our VIBE (LGBT + employee), Women in Leadership, CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity), WSP Connect (visible and non-visible disabilities) and our Gender Balance Group help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential. Belonging@WSP.
  • Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.
  • Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the "WSP Hour" which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time working where required, and new for 2022, is the ability to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.

Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that's why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that's chartership, training or mentoring.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!


Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.


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