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Bridges Technician

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £25 - 30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Harriet Simmonds

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 051

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Bridge Technician to come and join a busy Highways Network Management Team in West Yorkshire.

 The Bridge Technician will assess, inspect, identify, promote, direct and commission programmes of work as necessary under the direction of the Section Engineer - Bridges to assist in the maintenance of these highway assets in a safe and serviceable manner.

The main duties of the experienced Bridge Technician are:

  • To identify, organise and ensure the implementation of a programme of General, Principal and Special Inspections of the Highway structural assets.
  • To produce and maintain records associated with the various inspections.
  • To prioritise, investigate and respond to requests for service, complaints and issues concerning bridges and structures from the public and other external and internal sources.
  • Responsible for identifying, developing and commissioning specific projects to maintain and improve structural assets using revenue and capital funding.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Maintain and develop records on all aspects of Bridges and Structures matters

The experienced Bridge Technician will have knowledge/experience in:

  • Basic knowledge of surveying and all bridge and structural inspection techniques and recording
  • Basic knowledge of construction techniques, treatments and materials especially concrete, steel and masonry.
  • Experience in a highway, structural, construction or similar industry that demonstrates the skills and expertise relevant to this role, albeit with a significant level of supervision.
  • Ability to produce simply scheme drawings using AutoCad design package.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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