Senior Bridge Engineer
Our client a busy local authority based in the South East of the UK with a dedicated internal Engineering consultancy. We are currently assisting them to find an experienced Senior Chartered Bridge Engineer to work on a 6-month contract..
You will be involved with a variety of Highway Structure related schemes which are taking place across the area. This will predominantly be bridges but knowledge of all other highway structures including culverts, retaining walls etc. will be highly desirable.
·To prepare or assist in the preparation of technical design and contract documents to ensure the implementation of structural design projects and improvements are within published programmes and budgets.
·To assist with the collection, assessment and impartment of information that is essential to the successful scheme preparation and implementation process to include liaison with outside bodies and contractors.
·To liaise with relevant bodies (i.e contractors, public utilities) and to include their input within design duties and programmes, as required.
The ideal candidate
·Being chartered with the institute of Civil Engineers or Structural engineers would be highly desirable.
·Specific working knowledge in the design and construction of bridges and other highways structures design codes (BS's, BD's and BA's)
·Experience in management of bridges, other Highway structure projects and supervision of Construction sites
·Working knowledge of Eurocodes
·Experience in the use of Finite Element and Grillage software packages eg. LUSAS and ENCAD
·Computer skills with experience in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Outlook and CAD Software.
·Experienced in undertaking Bridge inspections in accordance with the inspection manual for Highways structures.
·An awareness of the NEC3 terms and Conditions for drafting contracts
·A working knowledge of designers and CDM-Coordinators duties under CDM2007 Regulations
·Ability to supervise design work of other members within a team
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