Pavement Engineer

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Asset Management Office

Career area:
Pavement Asset

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About the role

We are looking for an ambitious Pavement Engineer to work in our Asset Management team. You will be part of a collaborative team who develop, implement, and continuously improve the asset management strategy to deliver efficient and effective maintenance and renewal activities to Europe’s most famous motorway, the M25, whilst considering the DBFOs asset management objectives.

You will contribute to the exciting development and maintenance of network plans using National Highways and Connect Plus Services Asset management systems.  We hold the critical responsibility of ensuring we provide a long-term integrated asset management and value adding approach for Pavements and assist in the development and implementation of an integrated Asset Management System. Your key external stakeholders will be National Highways and Connect Plus, internally you will liaise with CPS teams in relation to supporting the wider business.

If you’re eager to excel in your career of Pavement Engineering, embrace a steep learning curve, and gain cutting-edge experience, read on.

What you will be doing

  • Assist with the management and maintenance of National Highways Pavement Management System (HAPMS), to include network referencing, construction updates, and reporting for inclusion in the Asset Management Forward plan
  • Collect and manage Highway inventory asset data using HD video and upload into the Asset management systems, Agile assets/CONFIRM databases
  • Identify and scope maintenance, renewal, and improvement projects to overcome pavement issues
  • Assist with the management of technical inspections and machine surveys, to include planning of survey routes, assessment and monitoring of programmes, evaluation of completed surveys identifying missing or incomplete data
  • Provide input into the Production of the asset management forward planning for road traffic signs to continuously improve the 30-year programme to demonstrate the management of condition
  • Identify and embrace change and promote innovations as the key to continuous improvement. With this, the identification of potential improvement funding opportunities weighted against National Highways Value Management principles and Contract Change Impact
  • You will work closely with commercial and financial business areas to provide technical support to help the wider business understand (whilst identifying and agreeing with all affected stakeholders) the impact of third-party additional works and network improvement schemes on the pavement assets

We welcome candidates with these experiences and are also open to those who may not meet every qualification but can demonstrate their potential to thrive in this role.


  • Qualified to degree level or proven experience
  • Progressing towards / membership of appropriate Professional Institute (example: ICE, CIHT, or equivalent)
  • Strong Management of pavement assets and familiar with pavement design standards in accordance with the DMRB, MCHW
  • General understanding of pavement operations, maintenance, and renewal and RWSC
  • Skilled in MS Office applications.
  • A general Understanding and exposure to real time Asset databases. Willingness to apply skills to new and evolving Asset Management Systems and Tools (Agile)

 Personal attributes:

  • Capable communicator and active team member
  • Methodical and structured approach working individually or as part of a team
  • Available to be placed on the call out register, this covers six days in six weeks
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships within key stakeholders

Why work for us:

CPS represents an exciting collaboration between industry giants Balfour Beatty, AtkinsRéalis, and Egis! Together, we spearhead the operation and maintenance of none other than the M25—the bustling heartbeat of European motorways. Imagine the thrill of orchestrating over £100 million of annual investment into this vital highway infrastructure, meticulously planning and executing projects amidst the constant flow of traffic. Whether you’re already immersed in the world of Highways or eager to embark on this exhilarating journey, the M25 promises an unparalleled experience, brimming with challenges and opportunities that simply cannot be matched elsewhere!

We foster diversity and inclusivity in our workplace, actively welcoming applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds. Regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, all are encouraged to apply. Our goal is to cultivate a supportive and respectful environment where every employee can excel. If you need accommodations during the recruitment process, please inform us.


This is a hybrid role designed to fully maximize team collaboration on the project, we therefore expect a minimum of 60% of your time to be spent at a CPS offices.

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