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Highways Heroes: Behavioural science for highways

07/01/2021

Dr Claire Williams, technical director, human sciences, intelligent mobility and smart technology at Atkins, looks at the Government’s response to COVID and finds three behavioural and human factors lessons we can apply to highways.

Analysis: What drives an industry to take a systems approach?

20/11/2020

Atkins' MD Highways, Peter Baynham, and chief engineer Ian Gibson explore the benefits that systems thinking would bring and what happens if we don’t do it.

The A14 story part 3: From two wheels to four legs

02/10/2020

The third in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes briefings on the award winning A14 scheme from the team at Atkins tells how motorists, walkers, cyclists and horse-riders are all benefiting from the upgrade.

The A14 story part 2: Economy plus ecology

23/09/2020

The second in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes briefings on the award winning A14 scheme from the team at Atkins. This week Highways hears about how a legacy of wildlife habitat innovations was achieved.

The A14 story: The team moves digital forward

16/09/2020

In the first of a series of articles from Atkins on its role in the award winning Highways England A14 scheme, the team discuss how their pioneering approach to digital technologies is a further legacy of the project.

The COVID acceleration?

06/07/2020

Necessity and great invention often go hand in hand. Peter Baynham, Atkins UK’s head of strategic highways, talks to Dominic Browne about remembering the lessons of the last few months and the positive changes for business.

Atkins in Wiltshire for the long-term with new deal

11/12/2019

Atkins has won a five-year highways consultancy framework contract to support Wiltshire Council’s long-term transport strategy.

Atkins sets out on the path to be a digital pioneer

18/06/2019

Emma Greedy reports from the Atkins’ new London headquarters near Victoria Station, where the global consultancy’s new president, Philip Hoare, said it is looking to ‘jump off the kerb’ and make a difference with its technology.

Stewart is the new queen at Atkins

10/01/2019

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Lizi Stewart as managing director of its UK and Europe transportation division.

Hear all about the FLOURISH CAV project on Talking Transport

25/10/2018

The latest in the series of popular Talking Transport podcasts discusses the human side of driverless cars by talking to key members of the FLOURISH

Talking Transport counts down to Copenhagen discussing future mobility

06/09/2018

With only a few days to go before the biggest ITS World Congress ever, taking place in Copenhagen from 17 to 21 September, this Talking Transport podcast looks ahead to some of the things going on and some of the main topics of debate and talks about an ITS success story. 

Talking Transport hears about VENTURER and World Congress

18/07/2018

The lessons learned from the three years of the VENTURER driverless car project in southwest England are the main topic of conversation in the latest Talking Transport podcast, along with a look ahead to the forthcoming ITS World Congress.

Acquisitions and MaaS on Wednesday’s World Congress podcast

03/11/2017

Day three of the ITS World Congress and the on the official World Congress podcast we talk to global industry leader SNC Lavalin about their

Mouchel/Atkins JV wins £4m HE spatial planning contract

23/05/2016

Mouchel Consulting, which is part of the Kier Group, has been awarded a £4 million four-year Highways England spatial planning contract in partnership with Atkins.

JV awarded £17.5m design contract for A303

14/01/2016

An Atkins/Arup joint venture has been appointed as design consultant for the A303 between Amesbury and Berwick Down in Wiltshire.  

Smart motorways investment for England announced

22/07/2015

Highways England has today appointed six joint-venture companies to design and build 10 smart motorways across England as part of a £1.5 billion investment.

Atkins and Hyder land Highways Agency tech deal

28/08/2014

Atkins, in partnership with Hyder, have been awarded a three-year contract by the Highways Agency to deliver specialist technical support to the seven Regional Control Centres (RCCs) across England.

Atkins launches "next generation" of composite bridges

27/08/2014

Atkins believes technology used to build the latest aircraft can save millions by being adapted to construct a new generation of bridges.

Atkins wants more apprentices

07/03/2014

Atkins is seeking 15 apprentices to work on a range of projects in its highways and transportation business.

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Inspector

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The Street Works Team currently has a vacancy for a Street Works Inspector. Cambridgeshire, Various places-working out of office base.
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Assistant Streetworks and Permitting Officer

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Principal Engineer (ITS and Sustainable Travel Infrastructure)

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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer to lead the Council’s ITS and sustainable travel infrastructure team. Berkshire
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Trainee Inspection and Enforcement Officer

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We are looking to recruit four enthusiastic trainee Inspectors and one Network Co-ordinator. Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
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Sign Services & Traffic Management Operative

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Senior Engineer

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In Jersey we are at the dawn of a new era. Jersey (GB) (JE)
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Assistant Fleet Manager - Operations

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Workshop Engineer

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The Fleet team at City of York Council have an exciting opportunity for an HGV mechanic to join a strong team. York, North Yorkshire
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NEAT Team Operative/Driver (Stakeford)

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You will provide an efficient and effective street cleansing, public convenience and grounds-maintenance service Northumberland
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Senior Transport Planner

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It is an exciting time to join the Highways Service at Rochdale Council. Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Recruiter: Rochdale BC

Group Leader Highway Development Control

£43,570- £49,705
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Environment and Technical Division, NSPPP for a Highway Development Control Officer. Torfaen (Tor-faen)
Recruiter: Torfaen County Borough Council

Specialist Operative

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We are seeking a highly motivated staff member to join our fast paced and high performing Specialisms Team. Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Specialist Operative (2 posts)

£22,571 - £24,920
We are seeking a highly motivated staff member to join our fast paced and high performing Street Cleansing team within Neighbourhood Services. Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Road and Street Works Professional Assistant

£29,174 - £32,798
This is an exciting opportunity to join our Highway Network Management Section as a Road & Street Works Professional Assistant. Your normal place of work will be County Hall, you may be required to work at any Council workplace
Recruiter: Durham County Council

Technician - Maintenance Programmes (3 Posts)

£23,657- £25,568
This is an exciting time to join our in-house Highways Service as we move onto the delivery phase of our Future Highways Model. Matlock, Derbyshire
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Structures Design - Senior Technician (2 Posts)

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These positions provide an exciting opportunity to develop how Derbyshire’s highway network is managed and developed in the future. Matlock, Derbyshire
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Structures Design - Senior Technician

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These positions provide an exciting opportunity to develop how Derbyshire’s highway network is managed and developed in the future. Matlock, Derbyshire
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Senior Project Engineer - Highways Construction

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Derbyshire County Council are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Project Engineer. Matlock, Derbyshire
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Contract Manager – Highways Construction

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Derbyshire County Council are looking for an experienced Contract Manager to join our progressive and ambitious Highways Construction Service. Matlock, Derbyshire
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Development Management Officer

£36,371 – £37,568
We are looking for a civil engineer or person willing to train as a civil engineer. Cumbria
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