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Assistant Engineer - Transportation

Amey Limited
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent Assistant Engineer for Transportation to join our Amey Consulting team in Scotland. We have design hubs in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Motherwell, Perth, and Aberdeen together with additional office space in Dumfries, Ayr, Dundee, Nairn and Huntly.

Our Amey Consulting Scotland Team are involved in designing some of the largest civil engineering and associated infrastructure projects across Scotland with cumulative values in excess of £1bn.

Amey manages both the Southwest and Northeast Trunk Road Network Management contracts, with the Southwest being awarded in 2020 and the Northeast in 2022. These are 8-year contracts, extendable up to 12 years. In addition to these long-term contracts, we also have a diverse portfolio of major roads, bridges and transportation and civil design projects with Transport Scotland, Local Authorities, and established contractors across the country.

These long-term contracts provide excellent opportunities for technical, engineering, and professional design staff at all stages of their careers to be involved in some of the most exciting and challenging engineering projects associated with Scotland's arterial road network.

As an Assistant Engineer for Transportation, you'll see your work from early design to the very end result, and every project will be different from the last. You will undertake the production of technical designs and work as part of a dedicated design engineering team.
The standard hours of work are
40 hours per week.

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 Scotland, we're open to discussing working options that suit you.
You will be responsible for
  • Developing effective concept design solutions that are consistent with the project brief.
  • Undertaking a wide range of design work on all aspects of the functions design and maintenance.
  • Implementing effective, value for money and innovative design solutions to meet technical and project requirements.
  • Progressing projects through preliminary and detailed design with emphasis on client requirements and innovation.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM
  • Assisting with contract preparation together with project planning and programming.
  • Project administration reporting to the Project Manager including monitoring programme delivery, resources and budgets inspection work, feasibility studies, cost estimating for works and fees.
  • Completing performance appraisals with direct reports and provide learning and development opportunities where possible.
  • Providing support to the Engineer and Senior Engineer within the design team on various design duties
What makes this role unique?
You will work in a diverse team across a diverse portfolio of projects. You'll be empowered to challenge yourself, as well as your colleagues. You'll have the opportunity to thrive, and we'll help you shape your career whether through further qualification, learning new skills or whatever else you need to achieve you ambitions.
We want to hear from you if you have
  • A Bachelors or Master's degree in an appropriate subject
  • Made progress towards completion of a formal professional training programme with an appropriate professional body
  • Demonstrable experience and expertise within the relevant technical field, probably gained in a Graduate Engineer role or equivalent
  • Produced technically sound engineering solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements, working under supervision
  • Are experienced in following procedures associated with health, safety and welfare, e.g. Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Are able to comply with technical governance procedures within a consulting engineering environment
What we can offer you
When you join us, we can 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 and we have a competitive reward and benefits program
  • Career Development - Exceptional development and progression plan
  • 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. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers
  • 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

We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them.

We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planetare protected.

At Amey, you have freedom to perform because we know if nothing holds you back, together, we can be extraordinary.
Who is Amey?
  • We are at the heart of modern Britain, helping the economy to grow by designing, maintaining, and transforming the nation's strategic assets.
  • Our 11,000 people are behind the critical services the country relies on every day.
  • Our unique engineering and operations experience, together with data driven insight from our consulting business, delivers better results for our clients.
  • We are trusted partners of Government - both national and local - managing assets and complex projects that are vital to the sustainable growth of the country.

To find out more take a look at our website

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