Senior Structures Engineer - Bridges

Posted 11 May 2023
Salary £40 - 45 per hour
LocationCentral Bedfordshire
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePhoebe Kingston

Job description

Senior Bridges Engineer
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Bridges Engineer join a client in Bedfordshire. Working on the provision of bridges and structures consultancy services to internal and external clients, including deputising for team leader in his absence. Work will primarily be on highway structures ie. bridges, culverts and retaining walls.
This is a full-time contract position.
Working within the Structures team means your responsibilities will include:
·Management of annual structures inspection programme.
·Scoping of potential schemes, production of briefs, designs, specifications, contract documents, procuring and supervising works on structures.
·Ensuring designs comply with current relevant technical standards and health and safety legislation, including the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.
·Structural analysis/assessment of different forms of structure, primarily by manual calculation.
·Inspection and negotiation with applicants/developers and their professional advisers to ensure that their structures are built to suitable standards (within agreements under Section 38 and 278 of the Highways Act)
·Must have proven experience in managing and programming projects to ensure they are delivered on time and on budget.
·Concise and effective communication in drawn and written form, including selective upward reporting of key issues.
·The ability to work effectively and flexibly as part of a team (as a leader or a member).
·Proficient in the use of computer software, in particular Microsoft Office.
·Management of abnormal loads routeing through Bedford Borough.
·Must hold a full valid driving licence for the UK or be able to otherwise travel to sites around the Borough in an efficient manner.

Previous experience in Highways structures is essential for this role.
Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Transport Planners with similar backgrounds across the South of UK - please get in touch to find out more.

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 25+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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