Senior Bridge Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Midlands
£35 to £45 per hour
Carrington West
Job Ref:

Senior Bridge Engineer

Our client is recruiting for a Senior Bridge Engineer the role will be based in the client’s offices in East Midlands to provide professional engineering services (design and construction) and asset management to the structures/ bridges team.

The responsibilities of Senior Bridge Engineer will be

�Identify engineering requirement for construction projects and design appropriate solutions to ensure that works undertaken meet relevant policies, procedures, specifications and standards.
�Prepare engineering drawings, calculations, specifications, contract documents and schedules, administer, supervise and control financial resources associated with contracts, including agreement of measurement and payments, ensuring work is carried out in accordance with contact documents and programmes and projects are completed to agreed timescales, appropriate standards and within budgets. .
�Undertake structural testing, inspection and surveying work (including preparation of feasibility reports and structural assessments) to safely maintain infrastructure assets.
�Provide structural engineering advice for other sections, departments and outside clients in order that their instructions are carried out to agreed timescales, appropriate standards and with budget.
�Monitor staff costs and supervise work of subordinate staff, giving guidance and mentoring as required, so that works programmes are effectively delivered. Participate in the recruitment, selection, personal development, discipline and performance appraisal of employees. Support and assist the Structures Team Leader in the day to day running of the Section.
�Comply with Health and Safety legislation and take a lead role in the duties of the Principal Designer/Client as defined by the Construction (Design and Management) regulations 2015.
�Develop for approval, Policy and Strategy in line with appropriate highways structures legislation.
�Assist in the assessment of tender returns and recommend the appointment of contractors for major schemes. (Typically up to a maximum value of �2M), using various conditions of contract (e.g.: NEC, ICE etc.)
�Supervise and co-ordinate contractors and third parties on site. Work may be temporarily based on site at times.

The Senior Bridge Engineer is an immediate requirement so we are looking to receive CVs ASAP. The role will be issued on an initial 6 month contract with potential for extension

Experience in the following fields may be advantageous project engineering, bridge engineering, structural engineering, highway engineering.

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. CWHTT

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 006
Contact: Jason Kohle

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