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Designer’s Site Representative


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  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 05/12/2012
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Designer’s Site Representative


Designer’s Site Representative (DSR) / Deputy Designer’s Site Representative (DDSR)

Atkins’ Highways Consultancy Services is a centre of excellence for the design of major highway infrastructure projects. Our clients include the Highways Agency, Transport for London and major contractors. We undertake the design of major schemes such as M25 Widening for Skanska Balfour Beatty and Walton Bridge for Costain. We also support our overseas offices with design and assessment work, particularly in Hong Kong and the Middle East.

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Designer’s Site Representative (DSR) and Deputy Designer’s Site Representative (DDSR) on the £150m M25 Widening Project as part of the ongoing design work we are undertaking for our client, Skanska Balfour Beatty.

The successful candidates will be site based, with main offices located at M25 Junction 6 (Godstone/Caterham) and Junction 22 (St Albans), where they will lead a team of Engineers, Technicians and Inspectors.

The Deputy Designer’s Site Representative will based primarily at J6 and report to the Designer’s Site Representative who will work at both J6 and J22.



  • Set up of the Designer’s site management system.
  • Supervise and audit the site construction to ensure the works are constructed in accordance with the Design and Contract requirements.
  • Supervise and organise the work load of a number of Engineers, Technicians and Inspectors.
  • Resolve technical issues as they arise on site.
  • Prepare, review and authorise site design changes resulting from contractor change requests or problems encountered on site.
  • Review and authorise the Contractor’s Inspection and Test Plans.
  • Audit the Contractor’s quality records.
  • Liaise with the Contractor, Client and HA representatives on technical and contractual issues.
  • Respond to the Contractor’s site queries through  the RFI database system.
  • Attend meetings with the Contractor, Client and HA representatives.
  • Monitor and report on site safety issues.
  • Issue responses to the RSA3 safety audits.
  • Prepare and issue the Geotechnical Feedback Report.
  • Prepare input data for the HA Databases.
  • Provide feedback to the Design Office.




  • Appropriate academic and professional qualifications, including Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer and Member of relevant Professional Institution.
  • Proven experience in the design and construction of civil engineering schemes including experience of major highway schemes.
  • Previous experience of acting as Designers’ Site Representative is preferred but as a minimum must have worked as part of a designers’ or Resident Engineers’ team on site.



Start Date - 7th January 2013

End Date – 31st December 2014


Atkins is a truly global organisation and our strategy means much of our multi-disciplinary work spans various regions around the world.  We especially welcome applications from those who are able to travel and spend extended periods of time abroad.



Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Atkins has been named as one of the top 50 employers for women for 2011. The listing recognises Atkins as an organisation that is committed to making the most of the women in our workforce.

Rewards and Benefits

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.

Right to Work


The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA


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