Senior/Principal Bridge engineer

12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior/Principal Bridge Engineer Based in York Daily rate dependent on experience Immediate start Anderselite is currently seeking a Senior or Principal Bridge Engineer to join an international Design & Engineering Consultancy to strengthen their Bridges and Civil Structures team. You will be focusing on: Bridge design, both in the UK and overseas Bridge management Bridge strengthening and repair Bridge inspections and assessments General civil and structural engineering support to other teams. Description: The Bridges team has a large portfolio of Highway and Rail Bridge Engineering work for a variety of clients, including local authorities, contractors, private developers and public-sector clients. Current work includes bridge inspection and assessment, feasibility studies, and design. An enthusiastic, dedicated candidate will be expected to join the established team of engineers and technicians, working alongside existing colleagues. The chief requirements are the ability to work independently to produce high quality solutions for bridge projects, and to be able to apply engineering knowledge and principles to devise innovative solutions to unique design problems. Responsibilities: You will be required to work closely with colleagues at a senior level and will need well developed interpersonal skills. You will be required to develop / maintain excellent client relationships ensuring repeat business, added value, and client satisfaction. You will also be responsible for the preparation of bids and scheme cost estimates. You will be expected to adopt the Safety, Quality and Environmental agenda, together with the development of technical excellence, through training, mentoring and project reviews. You will be involved in the project management and technical delivery of schemes from inception through to handover of the completed scheme to the client. This project input is likely to include: Preparation of documents, reports and health and safety risk assessments Scheme feasibility studies Preparation of scheme designs and drawings Preparation of outline cost estimates Checking drawings and supervision of CAD technicians Interfacing with multi-disciplinary project teams Value engineering and value management Ensuring that quality procedures are implemented and maintained Project, programme and financial management Client liaison and reporting Experience: Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer. Practical knowledge and experience of bridge design, maintenance and assessment, gained from working on both construction sites and the design office. Practical knowledge and experience of project management of bridge projects. Proven knowledge in design, maintenance and supervision of structures related projects together with a track record of innovation in design and management of structures. Ideally this should include new build, maintenance, assessment and strengthening of bridges and civil structures infrastructure. Proven working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW) in relation to structural schemes. Understanding and experience of use of Eurocodes and their application to bridge design. Experience of design in or assessment of steel, reinforced and prestressed concrete bridge structures. The position is predominantly office based but some travel may be required occasionally for site visits, inspections, or to attend meetings. Please contact for further details Job ref - 375011 Anderselite Ltd operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Our non-discrimination policy can be viewed on our website at anderselite .com /non-discrimination-policy