Senior Bridge Engineer

Posted 08 January 2022
Salary £37k - 41k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJason Kohle MIRP CertRP

Job description

Senior Bridge Engineer
Are you an experienced Senior Bridge Engineer looking for work? Would you like to join an award-winning structures team?
I am recruiting for a Senior Bridge Engineer to join client's structures team in the Bristol area. The team is responsible for the inspection, assessment, design and asset management of the highway and open space structures. They manage our existing structures and play a key role in the major infrastructure projects when structures are present.
This Senior Engineer position is design and assessment focused, however, there will be plenty of opportunities to work across all the functions of the team to maintain your professional development and contribute towards the development and improvement of policies and procedures.
As a Senior Bridge Engineer
·You will be responsible for managing team members carrying out the structural design and assessment for major maintenance, improvement or strengthening of existing structures and the design of new structures using current codes of practice and European standards
·Manage several structural maintenance/strengthening projects you will prepare and review Approval in Principle documents and detailed design packages in accordance with the Design manual for Roads and Bridges
·You will be preparing contract documents, procurement activities and contract administration and supervising other team members carrying out these activities
·It is expected that you attend sites to check construction is being carried out in accordance with approved designs, drawings and specifications
·Working with others to resolve non-compliance issues you will be responsible for managing specialist consultants, reviewing and checking the output of the in-house team and specialist external consultants and recommend to the Structures Manager whether to sign off the outputs
·You will carry out the technical approval process and review proposals submitted by third parties for new highway or open space structures, making recommendations to the Structures Manager on whether the proposals can be accepted
What we need from you
·You must have a degree in a civil engineering related discipline, with substantial relevant post qualification experience in the design of highway and open space structures
·We require you to have Membership (Chartered or Incorporated Engineer) of an appropriate professional institution, demonstrating a commitment to personal continuing professional development and an NVQ L4 in Management or equivalent level of knowledge and experience
·You will have significant knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works and Eurocode standards
·It is essential that you have experience in the inspection of structures being built to ensure they comply with approved drawings/designs/specifications and evidence of writing complex technical reports for stakeholders and members and significant knowledge and experience in using NEC contracts
·You must have experience in successfully carrying out highway bridge assessments and leading teams carrying out assessments and experience in successfully designing highway bridges, highway retaining walls and highway culverts and leading teams carrying out these designs
·Project co-ordination experience and delivering programmes to meet clearly defined outcomes and outputs
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on 02393 876006. 
If you feel that you are right for this role 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 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, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason at Carrington West on 02393 876006 for more information.  
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