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Linear Asset Technician

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Linear Asset Technician

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

The MENS’ BU (Project structuring, Operation and New Services) is one of the world leaders in the financial project structuring of PPP projects, as well as in the operation of infrastructures and services. In the road sector, Egis operates and maintains 44 roads and highways, including civil structures such as bridges, viaducts and tunnels. Through 28 operating companies, Egis employs more than 9,300 people in more than 20 countries, i.e. nearly 4,400 km.

In the airport sector, our BU operates, maintains and develops a network of 17 airports around the world, handling more than 30 million passengers and 330,000 tons of freight per year.

The MENS’ BU also offers a wide range of services for its customers such as electronic toll collection, interoperability and on-street parking management.

M25, one of our flagship projects!

Egis and our joint venture partners have formed Connect Plus Services (CPS), which is the company responsible for managing one of the busiest motorways in Europe through Highways England's largest Design build Finance operate (DBFO) contract. With over 600 people working across CPS and the contract running to 2039, this is a great opportunity to build an important part of your career on a major highways project.
On the M25 and other international Egis projects, our teams have extensive opportunities to develop diverse ranges of expertise and experience whilst contributing to the successful delivery of key services.

Job description

About the role: 

CPS is a joint Venture project with Balfour Beatty, Atkins, and Egis. We operate and maintain the M25.


The M25 is the busiest section of motorway in Europe and requires careful and efficient planning of work in order to deliver over £100m of annual investment in the highway infrastructure each year, in addition to planned and reactive maintenance activity.


If you have or are looking for a career in Highways, working on the M25 will give you experience and challenge that no other highways project can offer.


Our Asset Management Office is responsible for optimizing the whole life and value of our assets.


We are looking for an Asset Technician to work in our Linear Team working alongside our Engineers and Managers.  Assisting the Asset Managers and wider Linear Asset Team on a daily basis you will work cohesively to help manage inspections, assess survey data and output and developing plans of work.  You will be key to producing bills and specifications and overseeing asset renewal and maintenance activities. 


You should be able to demonstrate the following experience:

  • Develop standard bills and specifications including Lifecycle Proposal Forms
  • Support in the investigation and reporting of specific linear asset issues and development of appropriate whole life solutions
  • Develop prioritized programmes of inspection and co-ordinating with the inspection’s team
  • Inspections of specific locations to identify, investigate and quantify defects
  • Data collection and entering accurate information into National Highways systems and Agile
  • Contribute to the development of the Asset Management Forward Plan(s)
  • Provide team reports from data systems, in response to requests for information
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities



Critical to being successful in this role is being able to work well within a team and take ownership for your contribution to the asset team.


You should be able to work to deadlines with effective communication skills as you will be liaising with team members, clients and other stakeholders who all work as part our community


The following skills are ideal however we want the best person for this role so if you can identify with the below but lack the industry experience, we would still like to hear from you.

  • Experience in highway management
  • A familiarity with the use of GIS software and databases would be of benefit
  • Solid IT skills - Microsoft Office packages
  • Current UK driving license

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years