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Senior/Principal Bridge Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40 - 50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Evan Brookes

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Senior/Principal Bridge Engineer urgently required in the Swansea area. This is a full-time role (40 hours per week) which is deemed inside IR35. Owing to Covid 19 restrictions, part of the time will be spent working from home.  
The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering a variety of structural and bridge design packages for new highways schemes, maintenance and assessment works. Duties will include supporting the management of both individual design packages and entire projects, supporting project resourcing and financial control to ensure our schemes are delivered profitably, to programme, and in accordance with quality assurance systems.
The successful candidate will have a background in civil engineering design, and an interest in the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects within highway and local authority environments. You will be familiar with working in large, geographically dispersed multidisciplinary design teams on projects at varying stages of development from feasibility through to detailed design.
BEng / MEng or MSc degree in civil engineering or equivalent
Chartered status and membership of the ICE or IStructE (or suitable equivalent experience)
Expected Criteria
The role will be varied, requiring a balance of relevant industry experience, technical ability, people and stakeholder management and project management skills. Expected criteria are:
Proven knowledge in design, maintenance and supervision of structures related projects together with a track record of innovation in design and management of highway structures
Practical knowledge and experience of bridge design, maintenance and assessment
Use analytical skills to derive potential solutions to engineering problems and engineering judgement to appraise different options and recommend the most suitable option
Ability to oversee the production of and review high quality design documentation including sketches, drawings, calculations, reports and specifications
Ideally hold experience of grillage, space frame and finite element analysis software packages such as LUSAS, MIDAS, Superstress and/or Autodesk Structural Bridge Design
Experience of working with key clients such as Local Authorities, Highways England and major Contractors
Good understanding of relevant design standards (e.g. DMRB, TSRGD, MCHW, Eurocodes and those of Highways England and Manual for Streets)
Ability to develop and agree scopes and manage the internal technical supply chain, including budgets, programme and quality of deliverables, delivering within set time frame
Good project management skills, commercial awareness, financial control and ability to deliver across a range of contract types
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to converse with a wide range of Clients and colleagues across a number of engineering disciplines
Excellent spoken and written English
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on 02393 876025.

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, Infrastructure & Transportation 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 Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information.
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