Principal Bridge Engineer

Posted 08 July 2022
Salary £55k - 58k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Principal Bridge Engineer
Our client is looking for a Principal Bridge Engineer to join their Structures team in Cardiff.
The team supports infrastructure owners and operators to better manage, adapt and develop their assets to address the engineering and technological challenges of modern transport infrastructure and delivers the infrastructure that connects people, places, and supports thriving economies.
The role undertakes a range of technical aspects required for project delivery including feasibility, concept design including buildability and value engineering, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract documentation, invitation of tenders and providing design support during construction works as part of a team. The successful candidate will have a key role in managing, organising and motivating a team of engineers and technicians to deliver a variety of projects covering a range of complexities.
Responsibilities of the role:
·Undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems and identifying options
·Taking a leading role in the design, inspection or assessment of major civil engineering structures and bridges
·Designing projects in accordance with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridgeworks and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works
·Preparing schemes for tender typically using the NEC3/4 Forms of Contract
·Able to assist in preparing fee estimates and bid work
·Assisting with the commercial and financial control of your project
·To demonstrate excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing at a general and technical level
·Ensuring compliance of the team's work with a high regard to Health and Safety and the application of the CDM Regulations and other legislation
·Supervising graduate engineers and technicians
·Supervision of and responsibility for members of the team, including programming and allocating work and assisting in the training and development of staff, setting goals and monitoring their performance
Requirements of the role:
·A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council.
·Post qualification experience in the design of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction
·An extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement
·Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice
§Flexible working arrangements
§Annual leave-25 days (plus statutory)
§Company Pension Scheme
§Excellent career development opportunities
§Training package
§Voluntary Benefit Options, including; childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more
§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.
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