Chartered Bridge Engineer

Posted 20 May 2024
Salary £40 - 45 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarriet Simmonds

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Bridge Engineer to come and join a busy client in the Merseyside area. The role is OUTSIDE IR35 and there is potential for it to be an long term opportunity.

The main duties and responsibilities of the Bridge Engineer are:

  • Conduct regular inspections of local bridges, assessing structural conditions, identifying defects, and recommending maintenance or repair actions.
  • Perform detailed structural analyses using engineering software to assess the load-bearing capacity and integrity of bridges.
  • Develop and review bridge design plans for maintenance, repair, and rehabilitation projects, ensuring compliance with engineering standards and safety regulations.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of budgets for bridge maintenance and improvement projects.
  • Maintain accurate records of bridge conditions, inspections, and maintenance activities to support asset management and planning efforts.
  • Ensure all bridge-related activities comply with relevant regulations, codes, and safety standards.

Main qualifications and experience needed for the role are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. Professional engineering certification is required.
  • Proven experience in bridge engineering, including inspections, structural analysis, and design.
  • Strong knowledge of bridge engineering principles, materials, and relevant regulations.
  • Proficiency in using structural engineering software and other relevant engineering tools.
  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Adaptability to work in a dynamic environment and respond to changing bridge maintenance and improvement requirements.

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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