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Principal Bridges Engineer

  • Location:

    Central London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 52k per year

  • Contact:

    Zubair Ahmed

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 065

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Are you a Chartered Bridge Engineer looking to join an employer at their next phase of exciting growth?

Due to ongoing year on year growth, our clients, a multi-disciplinary award winning consultancy are looking to add a Principal Bridges Engineer to the business.

As an ideally Chartered Structures Engineer you will be tasked with continuing to grow this sector, using your detailed knowledge of Bridge and Structural engineering to expand this department and also win new business within the UK.

You will be able to develop and initiate schemes from inception through to completion. This role involves the day to day supervision and management of technical staff and the co-ordination and direction of staff and projects where other design teams are involved.

The work ranges from feasibility to full scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections, construction support and assess management.

You will also be responsible for the commercial aspects of the projects and liaising with the Project Director or Manager and the client informed of all developments associated with the project.

As a client facing role you will play a crucial part in understanding and maintaining knowledge on the client's business, systems etc, building clients relationships and consolidating both the business and your personal credibility in the industry.

Here is a general outline of the role:
·Providing technical guidance and leadership to projects
·Development of conceptual design and producing engineering designs and details in accordance with project requirements
·Preparation of calculations, written reports and checking of drawings
·Checking of design calculations and drawings completed by other engineers
·Project Management
·Attending client meetings and building relationships with clients and other stakeholders
·Visits to site as required
·Providing input to project teams and leading by example
·Mentoring and developing less experienced team members to allow them to achieve their full potential
·Ensuring that clients are kept informed and projects are managed to their requirements
·Budget control, ensuring that all projects are kept within the set budget
·Staff Management including staff appraisals, recruitment and workload management
Ideal Qualities in a candidate:
·Experience working in a design team environment
·Master's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
·Chartered Engineer (or nearing Chartered status) in Civil and/or Structural Engineering
·Technically strong engineer with a background in steel and concrete bridge design, including an understanding of the underlying principles behind the design codes, and a proven record leading the delivery of detailed designs of steel and concrete bridges
·Adept at working within a team environment and have experience across a range of engineering structures
·Self-motivated with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
·Possess strong analytical ability and a solid understanding of engineering fundamentals and current design standards
·Experienced Project management with a good understanding of commercial aspects of projects
·Able to communicate / liaise effectively and professionally with the design team, clients and contractors
The role comes with the following package and benefits:
·£45,000 - £55,000 per year
·27 days' annual leave + Bank Holidays!
·Health Care
·Continuous training and development
·Yearly Professional Membership of your choice

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Luke Clifford at Carrington West on 02393 876011.
If you feel that you are right for this job 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 jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Luke at Carrington West on 02393 876011 for more information.
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