KEO International Consultants

Senior Engineer - Roads

Job Location(s) Portugal-Lisbon
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/24/2024 10:22 AM)
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Civil Engineering


KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 60 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.

As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is recognized by ENR as one of the Top 225 International Design Firms and one of the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms. We are also ranked by World Architecture as the 57th largest global architecture firm and the #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2023 WA100 Survey.

We invite you to join us. Why?

When you join KEO, you’ll discover more than just a job – you’ll find a supportive environment that fosters your professional development through internal global mobility and career development and does so within a culture that supports company-wide health and well-being through on-demand counselling services and regular workplace clinics. You will be invited to celebrate community events such as sports days, fun-runs, in-house sports teams and beach clean ups. In addition to your competitive package and benefits you will have access to a suite of policies that include hybrid working arrangements, individual athletic sponsorship, study assistance sponsorship, employee referral rewards, mentoring and coaching programs and extensive in-house on demand learning courses. 


Our newest opportunity is for a talented Senior Civil Engineer - Roads to join our award-winning team based in Lisbon, Portugal.


This position is responsible in preparing a wide range of highways engineering schemes and will be part of a multidisciplinary team providing highways design advice and solutions on large scale developments.


We envisage success in this role to include;

  • Preparing highway designs to relevant local standards.
  • Carries out feasibility and optioneering designs.
  • Developing and prepares design drawings, inputs into reports, design reports, technical and materials specifications.
  • Resolving simple design problems using both manual and computer methods with minimal supervision.
  • Assisting in obtaining design approval from authorities/agencies.
  • Maintaining quality control and quality standards in all personal work output, checking computations, designs, drawings, plans, and estimates prepared for comprehensiveness, technical accuracy and sound application of engineering principles and standards.
  • Managing activities within own field of responsibility.
  • Using initiative to ensure that work processes, procedures and systems are effective and efficient.
  • Communicating effectively at all levels to support collaborative work practices and achievement of team goals.
  • Contributing to the effective functioning of the team by identifying with and participating in the attainment of team objectives, communicating, and sharing knowledge.
  • Managing own continuous development and support the development of colleagues.
  • Maintaining Client focus on the delivery of services of the team.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Preparing transportation design programmes based on detailed work breakdown structures for projects
  • Resolving day-to-day problems
  • Communicating effectively at all levels to support collaborative work practices and achievement of team goals
  • Contributing to the effective functioning of the team by identifying with and participating in the attainment of team objectives, communicating and sharing knowledge
  • Providing feedback and day-to-day coaching to junior staff within the discipline
  • Preparing cost estimates for infrastructures design projects
  • Developing of technical proposals for a range of different developments.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that your career journey to date will include a Bachelors degree in Transportation or Civil Engineering with at least 10 years experience in a consultancy environment.


You will be a member of a transportation professional institution and working towards professional accreditation of either IEng, CEng or P.E. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Autodesk Civil 3D as well as the ability to use Navisworks, Infraworks will be preferable


You will have a demonstrated experience in preparing a wide range of Highways Engineering Schemes along with the following skills:


1. Excellent report writing skills
2. Excellent communication skills
3. Ability to innovatively solve a wide range of transportation problems
4. Ability to work as part of a team


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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