Principal Bridge Design Engineer

Posted 08 November 2023
Salary £50k - 60k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Rail
Contact NameEmily Atkins

Job description

Are you an experienced engineer with substantial bridge and structural design experience?

Have you got experience working on Network Rail projects?

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience.
Location: Basingstoke, 3 days in office per week

Requirements and responsibilities:

  • Design of bridges, retaining walls and other civil structures.
  • Undertaking concept design, feasibility studies and preliminary design.
  • Design delivery of new structures or strengthening schemes.
  • Coordinating and ensuring the production of specification and drawings.
  • Producing technical reports.
  • Mentoring junior members of the team.
  • Line management responsibilities.
  • Contribute to work winning and preparation of bid documents.
  • Proficiency in report and specification writing, calculations, AutoCAD and/or MicroStation and developing designs from first principles. Experience of working in the BIM environment (REVIT) will be beneficial; however not essential.
  • Relevant HNC or degree.
  • Full right to work in the UK.
  • Chartered or near chartered.
  • 5 years minimum post graduate experience
  • Experience working on Network Rail projects with knowledge of Network Rail Standards.

About the company:
My client is a leading engineering consultancy who is looking for a senior rail civil/structural engineer to support planned expansion of the engineering team.The role will involve working on design projects for bridges, platforms and stations whilst mentoring junior staff and leading a growing team.

If my client finds the right candidate, there would be potential to take them on immediately.This is a principal engineer position; my client is happy to consider those in a senior engineer position ready to make the next step.

Additional Information:
My client is looking to interview immediately. Interviews will be two stage process, initial chat on Teams followed by a face to face.

How to Apply:
Email your CV to me at or call me on 023 9387 6068.