My client is working on an integrated contract delivering a range of capital major projects, capital maintenance programmes and asset management activities in partnership with their client, and require an experienced Bridge Engineer to help deliver on proejcts. The contract will be 12 months and offers flexible working.
They maintain over 1000 structures, many of them with historic interest and key significance in the transport network, providing a varied and challenging workload. Some structures date back to the 12th Century and there are more River Thames crossings than in any other county.
There has been an increase on capital spend on highway structures, resulting in an increased workload for the team. The team's workload includes principal inspections; structural assessments; feasibility studies and investigations; design and delivery of strengthening, repair and replacement schemes.
·Lead the preparation of designs for a wide variety of bridge replacement, strengthening and maintenance schemes in close collaboration with the client to identify and meet the project objectives.
·Work closely with project managers, commercial and construction teams to plan and implement these schemes from 'start to finish' within budget and to programme, and in compliance with quality, safety and environmental objectives, including liaison with internal and external stakeholders.
·Line manage and/or mentor some staff within the team, ensuring work is planned and undertaken safely and efficiently.
·Assist in other structures asset management activities such as principal and special inspections, structural assessments, maintenance prioritisation, and sub-standard structures reviews.
·Work closely with project managers and other local team members to provide technical support to a variety of highway and transport schemes.
The Ideal Candidate
·Substantial experience in highway structures inspection, maintenance, design, assessment asset management and construction on a variety of structure types.
·Experience of working collaboratively with clients, contractors, stakeholders and multidisciplinary design teams.
·Good working knowledge of Design Manual for Roads and Bridges/Specification for Highway Works/Eurocodes relating to the design and maintenance of highway structures.
·Proficient in the use of structural analysis & design software (e.g. LUSAS, TEDDS, RING & AutoCAD).
·A relevant Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
·Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player with a 'can do' approach.
·Chartered/Incorporated Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or equivalent professional qualification is desirable
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