Bridge Design Engineer

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£30 - 35 per hour
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We are seeking an experienced Bridge Design Engineer to work for a busy consultancy in Cardiff. Job role: Provide technical input for the conceptual, preliminary and detailed design of highway works. Work in close collaboration with the wider project team and other civil engineering disciplines Deliver significant elements of the detailed design, and manage outputs from technicians and junior staff, to achieve the optimum solution for the project Liaise with contractors and supervise works on site when required Have experience of 3D modelling and design using appropriate software Provide technical guidance and support to colleagues in a team environment Duties/Responsibilities: Produce design calculations, drawings and technical reports for internal and external project teams including clients Undertake design for civil structures in accordance with appropriate design standards (Eurocodes, DMRB, etc.) Carry out computer analysis of civil structures using appropriate software Deliver designs within the clients BIM processes. Prepare contract documents for tender processes Prepare budgets and undertake monitoring and reporting to ensure deliverables are carried out within agreed timescales and budgets Attend design coordination meetings with external project teams including clients Prepare survey drawing and specifications for survey work and review outputs Ensure solutions meet client needs and that their expectations are met / exceeded Person specification: Current experience of highway bridge design (including within a design and build environment preferred but not essential) Genuine interest in bridge design demonstrated by pride in your work Good verbal and written communication Competency with structural analysis techniques (LUSAS, Autodesk Structural Bridge Design preferred but not essential), good working knowledge of MS Excel & AutoCAD Appreciation of the implications of works on the environment and knowledge of sustainable construction practices Knowledge of utilities provision, diversions and construction practices Capability of working using own initiative without supervision Experience leading junior team members Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions, enjoys focusing on the detail and undertaking analysis and calculation Experience of preparing fee estimates and proposals Enthusiasm for mentoring and development of others and motivation for personal development. Time management and ability to organise and prioritise workload Professional Membership and Qualification: MSc/MEng in civil engineering or an equivalent discipline BEng, HND or HNC in civil engineering also considered depending on experience For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on. FOOTNOTE: 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 for more information. By applying for this position, you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance to our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage, you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us.

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