Senior Bridge Engineer

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Job Sector:
South West
£35,500 to £38,500 per annum
Carrington West
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Working in the structures team that manages highway and open space structures, you will be a senior member of the team, managing and supervising project teams relating to the inspection, assessment, strengthening, replacement and design of new structures. You will also be responsible for managing the technical approval process that relates to highway and open space structures whether they are being proposed by third parties or in-house teams.

Main Duties:

* Manage team members carrying out the structural design for major maintenance, improvement or strengthening of existing structures and the design of new structures using current codes of practice and European standards. Review and check the output of those team members and recommend to the Structures Manager whether to sign off the outputs.
* Prepare and review Approval in Principle documents in accordance with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
* Manage a number of structural maintenance / strengthening projects
* Manage specialist consultants
* Preparation of contract documents, procurement activities and contract administration
* Attend sites to check construction is being carried out in accordance with approved designs, drawings and specifications. Work with others to resolve non-compliance issues.
* Carry out the condition inspections of Structures Assets.

Essential Criteria:
- Degree in a civil engineering related discipline, with substantial relevant post qualification experience.
- You will have membership (Chartered or Incorporated Engineer) of an appropriate professional institution, demonstrating a commitment to personal continuing professional development.
- You will have an NVQ L4 in Management or equivalent level of knowledge and experience.
- You will have significant experience in the design of highway and open space structures.
- Knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works and Eurocode standards.
- You will have significant experience in the inspection of structures being built to ensure they comply with approved drawings/designs/specifications.
- Experience of co-ordinating and delivering programmes and projects to meet clearly defined outcomes and outputs.
- Demonstrate experience of dealing with external agencies and partners to ensure delivery of maintenance and strengthening of existing structures.
- Experience of writing complex technical reports for stakeholders
- Ability to prepare and keep up to date project programmes using software such as Microsoft Project.
- Experience of managing the budgets allocated to the projects you are responsible for.
- Demonstrate experience in building and leading teams of technical staff to help deliver the work of the Structures team, checking of the work of others to ensure they comply with current standards, codes of practice and are accurate and buildable.
- Have a good level of IT literacy and be able to demonstrate excellent skills with software such as Superstress, Advance Design, TEDDS, Scale, AutoCAD, Mapinfo and Microsoft Office products.
- You must possess a clean driving licence.

Desirable Criteria:
- MSc/MEng or equivalent in Civil Engineering
- Professional project management qualifications
- Ability to carry out topographical surveys
- Experience of leading and managing service delivery or engineering projects
- Knowledge of local government structure, process, rules and regulations

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Civil Engineering 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 Adam Butler at Carrington West on 02393 876016 for more information.

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876016
Contact: Adam Butler

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