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Senior/Principal Bridge Engineer

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Consulting Engineering , Highways & Transport, Rail
  • Job reference: BBBH376356_1520507321

Job description

Senior/Principal Bridge Engineer
York
£40,000 - £50,000

A Senior/Principal Bridge Engineer is required to join an international Design & Engineering Consultancy to strengthen their Bridges and Civil Structures team.

You will be focusing on:
Bridge design, both in the UK and overseas
Bridge management
Bridge strengthening and repair
Bridge inspections and assessments
General civil and structural engineering support to other teams.

Description:
The Bridges team has a large portfolio of Highway and Rail Bridge Engineering work for a variety of clients, including local authorities, contractors, private developers and public-sector clients. Current work includes bridge inspection and assessment, feasibility studies, and design.
An enthusiastic, dedicated candidate will be expected to join the established team of engineers and technicians, working alongside existing colleagues. The chief requirements are the ability to work independently to produce high quality solutions for bridge projects, and to be able to apply engineering knowledge and principles to devise innovative solutions to unique design problems.

Responsibilities:
- You will be required to work closely with colleagues at a senior level and will need well developed interpersonal skills.
- You will be required to develop / maintain excellent client relationships ensuring repeat business, added value, and client satisfaction.
- You will also be responsible for the preparation of bids and scheme cost estimates.
- You will be expected to adopt the Safety, Quality and Environmental agenda, together with the development of technical excellence, through training, mentoring and project reviews.
- You will be involved in the project management and technical delivery of schemes from inception through to handover of the completed scheme to the client.

This project input is likely to include:
- Preparation of documents, reports and health and safety risk assessments
- Scheme feasibility studies
- Preparation of scheme designs and drawings
- Preparation of outline cost estimates
- Checking drawings and supervision of CAD technicians
- Interfacing with multi-disciplinary project teams
- Value engineering and value management
- Ensuring that quality procedures are implemented and maintained
- Project, programme and financial management
- Client liaison and reporting

Experience:
- Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer.
- Practical knowledge and experience of bridge design, maintenance and assessment, gained from working on both construction sites and the design office.
- Practical knowledge and experience of project management of bridge projects.
- Proven knowledge in design, maintenance and supervision of structures related projects together with a track record of innovation in design and management of structures. Ideally this should include new build, maintenance, assessment and strengthening of bridges and civil structures infrastructure.
- Proven working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and - Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW) in relation to structural schemes.
- Understanding and experience of use of Eurocodes and their application to bridge design.
- Experience of design in or assessment of steel, reinforced and prestressed concrete bridge structures.

If you would be interested in applying for this position or would like to discuss the opportunity in more detail then please either send an up to date CV across or call me on 0113 242 0303.

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