Banner Default Image

Graduate Bridge Engineer

Back to job search

Graduate Bridge Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £23k - 27k per year

  • Contact:

    Eve Armstrong

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 062

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Graduate Bridge Engineer
Our client is looking for a Graduate Bridge Engineer to join their team in Carlisle.
The Structures design team undertakes a wide variety of major and minor infrastructure projects, seeking to provide integrated solutions incorporating state of the art design, with the successful candidate having the opportunity of relevant experience with a view to attaining professional qualifications.
The role requires an enthusiastic Graduate Engineer who will play a key role in the organisation and will contribute to the design and development of projects and programmes. They will undertake a range of technical aspects required for project delivery under the direction of the Project Manager, using industry standard software such as AutoCAD and Tekla Structural Designer.
As a graduate you will combine previous academic learning with practical experience and professional development gained to form the foundation for your professional career, with the role offering clear progression to senior roles and beyond.
Responsibilities of the role:
·You will be part of an engineering design team preparing feasibility studies, conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design of a range of Infrastructure and highway projects.
·You will undertake the feasibility, preliminary and detailed design of highway improvement schemes which involves structures / Bridges / Retaining Walls to DMRB standards using Revit, Tekla, Midas and AutoCAD software including preparation of contract drawings.
·Undertake the development of engineering options for a proposal so that full consideration is given to safety, reliability, operational capacity modelling, maintainability, ease of construction, and environmental/whole life issues.
·Prepare the full engineering data package required for commencement of the detailed design and participate in answering on-going clarifications/queries as needed.
·Support in all associated duties and carry out cross discipline engineering checks in association with engineers of other disciplines.
·Manage the engineering interfaces of allocated proposals with concurrent work in other disciplines.
·Assist in the preparation of technical outputs to the highest standards in accordance with the Capita's quality management system
·Help to develop the production of drawings, reports, and specifications
·Opportunity to work under mentorship to develop your chartership
Requirements of the role:
·Engineering degree in a relevant discipline, Institution of Structural Engineers (CEng IStructE)
·Desire to work towards chartership for the Institute of Civil Engineers
·Excellent written and oral communication skills.
·Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team comprising planners, designers, engineers and technicians.
·Able to manage your own time to meet project deadlines and budget targets.
·Proven ability to write accurate, clear, high-quality reports in English.
·Ability to respond to Project Manager and Client requests and meet challenging deadlines.
·Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable.
·Shall have a sound understanding of the Construction Design and Management (CDM) 2015 Regulations & Common Safety Method (CSM) 2013 Regulations, specifically the designer's requirements.
§Flexible working arrangements
§Annual leave 23 days (plus statutory)
§Company Pension Scheme
§Excellent career development opportunities
§Training package
§Professional subscription paid
§A calendar of social events supported by our Employee Engagement Plan

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Eve Armstrong at Carrington West on 023 9387 6062 for more information.
By applying for this position, you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage, you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us.