Careers with SYSTRA

Senior/Principal Engineer (Highways) - Reading

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Engineer with relevant experience to join the Development Infrastructure Engineering team in our Reading office.

The successful candidate will join a growing and vibrant Highways and Development Infrastructure team providing strong technical guidance whilst contributing to work-winning with both existing and new clients.

The postholder will be responsible for delivering a broad range of services to public and private sector clients and partners, including:

  • Preparation of feasibility studies, preliminary through to detailed design for road and drainage infrastructure;
  • Obtaining statutory approvals;
  • Contract preparation and procurement;
  • Site supervision and construction management

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Either Chartered Status or approaching chartered status (Senior Engineer)
  • Strong technical knowledge, including use of industry standard road/drainage design software and sound knowledge of current design standards
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach
  • Ability to form constructive, lasting relationships with clients and professional partners
  • Ability to develop and sell innovative solutions for clients
  • Ability to effectively lead an experienced team of professionals
  • High standards of written and oral communication
  • Excellent understanding of project management
  • A proactive approach to seeking and sharing knowledge
  • A commitment to supporting the career development of colleagues

We offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with some opportunities for flexible working and career development.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.