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Senior Engineer - Highways(Design)


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: HP362-1012

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you’ll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise, and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

We are looking for a Senior Roads & Highways Design Engineer to join our Transportation & Infrastructure team in Abu Dhabi.


• Prepare detailed high quality roads designs to the relevant standards and authority requirements, from concept to tender and construction drawings
• Understand the contract and scope of project deliverable
• Prepare roads design basis report or technical report
• Prepare roads geometric design and calculate earthworks quantities
• Coordinates all aspects of the design internally and externally
• Conduct required checks and reviews of own teams designs
• Develop expertise and stay abreast of developments in relevant technical field
• Attend and contribute in team/project meetings as required
• Ensure statutory and regulatory requirements are met within the design
• Ensure that Health & Safety is embedded into all work practices in line with company policies
• Support the companies approach to sustainability
• Preparing and review design options for both technical and economic impact
• All design complies with regional codes and best practice


• Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering with minimum 10 years of consultancy experience in the UAE
• Member of a professional institution or working towards professional membership
• Experience of conceptual, preliminary and detailed design of interchanges and highways and intersections
• Experience in Feasibility studies of road projects
• Good knowledge of ME design codes such as Design Manual for Roads and Local Authority Design Guides
• Knowledge of international design standards and guidelines such as AASHTO and DMRB
• At least 5-year experience in roads design using Civil 3D or Bentley open roads design software packages
• Experience in Construction Staging plans and temporary traffic control measures, road signs and marking.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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