Technician, Bridges – Birmingham in WSP in the UK 2022 at Birmingham,England,UnitedKingdom

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This Job Listing is about WSP in the UK in Birmingham,England,UnitedKingdom 2022

About the job

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

At WSP, there’s nothing we love more than pushing boundaries. Harnessing innovation and sharing insights across our diverse, international team to create a tomorrow’s world that’s cleaner, greener and safer. Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation that takes pride in its people and purpose: creating long-lasting solutions to meet the needs of generations to come.

Within our Transport & Infrastructure division we are currently delivering a range of UK-wide asset inspection, assessment and design frameworks, focused upon maintaining key strategic assets. These include bridges, culverts, tunnels and other civil structures, crucial to the operational Rail and Highways networks.

We are looking to recruit early career professionals and technical staff to assist in the delivery of long-term frameworks we hold with Network Rail and Highways England. The roles will provide an excellent opportunity to learn, develop and progress your engineering career.

WSP are looking for Engineering Technicians to join our teams across Birmingham, Manchester and Wrexham.

Your new role, what’s involved?

  • Be part of the process of planning, reconnaissance, data review and the preparation of HSQE documentation relating to site-facing inspection and assessment works.
  • Site activities including inspection, testing and sampling to provide valuable data from which further reporting, analysis and design works will be developed.
  • Prepare technical reports, provide inputs into design production in accordance with WSP technical and quality process and procedures.
  • Apply the use of specialist software for reporting, assessment and design processes – including field-based technologies and hardware.
  • Working both in the office and at remote site locations upon environments including operational highways, railway and private development sites – in accordance with training and competences held as part of the role.
  • Demonstrate compliance with Health and Safety responsibilities and of other company procedures.
  • Be a proactive and collaborative team member, work closely with colleagues and fit seamlessly into a delivery team.
  • H&S focused – able to identify, escalate and take responsibility for matters which pose an immediate threat to the safety of the public or operational infrastructure.

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

We are seeking an individual who understands our values and expresses commitment to them.

We want our staff to strive continuously to innovate in how they perform and work with our clients and to deliver excellence.

Qualifications

  • Minimum HNC (or equivalent level) in Civil Engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Prerequisite academic qualification to enable work towards professional accreditation of a recognised engineering or technical body – e.g. ICE Eng. Tech.
  • Technical qualification and competence aligned to site & structural inspection works in Highways and/or Rail sectors would be highly advantageous.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Knowledge and gained experience in highways, rail or general civil engineering projects is preferable.
  • The role will include site working and would suit those with previous experience of site activities in engineering, construction or related disciplines.
  • Knowledge and gained experience of management systems & processes used within WSP or similar engineering consultancy business would be advantageous.
  • Ability to prepare accurate site notes and data collation techniques – previous experience of site measurement, surveying and measurement techniques would be preferable.
  • Fluent spoken and written English – specifically technical report production.
  • IT literate.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision and to seek advice when necessary.
  • UK Driving licence.

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. [email protected].

  • 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!

#WeAreWSP

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.


Company: WSP in the UK
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Birmingham,England,UnitedKingdom
Application Deadline: N/A

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