Senior / Principal Bridge Engineer

HeadNorth Consulting Ltd
10 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior / Principal Bridge Engineer

Role Overview

HeadNorth Consulting are working with one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services to the Construction, Infrastructure and Transportation industries. Presently we are resourcing for an experienced Highways Engineer to join a growing team.

HeadNorth Consulting

HeadNorth Consulting are an established technical recruitment and consultancy services company focused on the Construction, Property, Transport and Infrastructure industries. We are proud to partner with Multi-Disciplined Engineering Consultancies, EPC’s, Managing Contractors and major Service Companies that work both here in the UK and overseas.

Position Summary

We are wishing to recruit an experienced Senior / Principal Bridge Engineer to become a member of a large and expanding team, taking a major role in delivering bridge design services throughout all stages of major project development and in all areas of structures design.


As a Senior Bridge Engineer, you will be working on a variety of project types, sizes and complexities.Preparation of bridge-related structural scheme designs at feasibility, optioneering and detailed design stages, both for new build and modification to existing structures.Providing technical direction and mentoring to graduate engineers and/or technicians.Preparation of outline drawings and detailed sketches of engineering solutions.Interfacing with other engineering disciplines such as geotechnical, highways and environmental engineers.You will be responsible for resolving technical and construction-related issues as they occur and for the monitoring of progress of your areas of responsibility.Preparation of technical approval documentation, contract documents and fee estimates.Organising and carrying out General, Principal & Special Inspections and preparation of inspection reports (including occasional out-of-hours working).Regular reporting of programme/budget performance to line managementEssential Criteria

A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.CEng or near Chartered.Significant experience in the UK bridges/highway sectorExcellent understanding of structural behaviour and detailed knowledge of current codes and standards, including Eurocodes, DMRB, SHW, and Networkrail standards.Extensive experience of design analysis and assessment of structures using Structural analysis software such Midas or LUSAS.Experience of liaising and negotiating with client representatives and senior staff.Able to produce well-presented and accurate reports.Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice.Capability to manage tasks and costs; and deliver programmed work.
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