Urban Designer Highways

  • Company: Confidential - 209989055
  • Job Location: Dublin - Ireland
  • Date: May 9, 2019 05:06
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: Any
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Job summary

Urban Designer - Business Unit - Highways

Location: Dublin

Extremely competitive salary, benefits and flexible working

There's something really special about this business..... Not only are...

Job description

Urban Designer - Business Unit - Highways

Location: Dublin

Extremely competitive salary, benefits and flexible working

There's something really special about this business..... Not only are they a world leader in professional design and technical services, but they are a business where you can make a positive mark on the world. Whether through their endless sustainability initiatives, or the ripple economic impact each person creates by simply doing their job well, there are an abundance of opportunities to build value and make an impactful contribution to many communities

They are on a new journey of growth, building on their most formidable assets, their financial strength, their global reach, and the strong commitment of their management and employees worldwide.

Their journey focuses on leveraging these strengths to become a truly sustainable growth company and, ultimately, one of the most respected engineering design companies in the world.

Core sectors in which they operate are Infrastructure (which incorporates highways), Water, Environmental, Renewables, Transportation, Building, Nuclear.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Senior Urban Designer to join the urban design team in the Highways office. You will become a member of an expanding design team, taking a creative and technical role in delivering design services throughout all stages of major project development. You may be an architect, landscape architect or engineer with a further degree in urban design and have gained wide professional experience in designing and implementing projects within a multi-professional design environment.

This business is a leading service provider in the highways sector and is increasingly being supported by urban designers at all stages from initial conception through to construction and maintenance. Highways and roads are of critical importance to the general public and industry alike, with a shared interest in both reliable journey times and the quality of the public realm created.

Essential Criteria

* You will hold a degree in Urban Design, Landscape Architecture or other Urbanism related courses;

* You will be experienced in contributing to the urban design projects within an integrated multi-disciplinary team;

* A good understanding and experience of UK based urban design issues, design typologies and a practical understanding of the stages for developing projects within the UK Planning framework;

* Experienced in professional organisations related to urban design, streetscape and public space design;

* Excellent urban context research, design development and technical skills;

* Proficient with the use of AutoCAD, Adobe Suite (mainly Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator), SketchUp, MS Office and any other presentation software skills as well as a general understanding of relevant IT techniques;

* Able to produce comprehensive, well-presented and accurate drawings and reports;

* Passionate attitude towards design, commitment towards work and capable of managing own tasks, costs and meeting deadlines;

Desirable Criteria

* Design experience with landscape architecture led projects with emphasis on detailed design, knowledge of materials and specifications;

* Hand sketching and other emotive presentation skills that could contribute to communicating design ideas more effectively;

* Additional qualifications or knowledge and experience in architecture, landscape architecture or town planning;

* Health and Safety training.

A highly competitive package is available which includes a Pension and Life Assurance Scheme, paid holidays of up to 32 days inclusive of national and public holidays and a Flexible Benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, private health care and life assurance