Senior Structural Engineer (Highways)

Carrington West Ltd
£35 - £40 p hour
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
What we need:
Our client a busy local authority based in the South East of the UK with a dedicated internal Engineering consultancy. We are currently assisting them to find an experienced Senior Structures Engineer to work on a 6-month contract beginning at the end of April.

What the job is for:
You will be involved with a variety of Highway Structure related schemes which are taking place across the area. This will predominantly be bridges but knowledge of all other highway structures including culverts, retaining walls etc. will be highly desirable.

What your responsibilities will be:
·To prepare or assist in the preparation of technical design and contract documents to ensure the implementation of structural design projects and improvements are within published programmes and budgets.
·To assist with the collection, assessment and impartment of information that is essential to the successful scheme preparation and implementation process to include liaison with outside bodies and contractors.
·To liaise with relevant bodies (i.e contractors, public utilities) and to include their input within design duties and programmes, as required.

What you will need to succeed:
·Being chartered with the institute of Civil Engineers or Structural engineers would be highly desirable.
·Specific working knowledge in the design and construction of bridges and other highways structures design codes (BS's, BD's and BA's)
·Experience in management of bridges, other Highway structure projects and supervision of Construction sites
·Working knowledge of Eurocodes
·Experience in the use of Finite Element and Grillage software packages eg. LUSAS and ENCAD
·Computer skills with experience in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Outlook and CAD Software.
·Experienced in undertaking Bridge inspections in accordance with the inspection manual for Highways structures.
·An awareness of the NEC3 terms and Conditions for drafting contracts
·A working knowledge of designers and CDM-Coordinators duties under CDM2007 Regulations
·Ability to supervise design work of other members within a team

What you will get in return:
Working in a fantastic location, you will part of an existing successful Structures team within a busy engineering department and be paid between £30 and £40 per hour.
We can confirm this job has been assessed as OUTSIDE IR35

What you need to do now:
If you are interested in this job and fit the criteria above please send us your CV in application today.