Bridge Engineer (Senior)

Insignia Resourcing Ltd
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Senior Bridge Engineer

Ref - ID/IRL/141297 
Salary £40k to £45k

Our client, one of the world's leading engineering professional services are seeking an experienced Senior Bridge Engineer to join the team in the Gloucestershire office.

Core Functions:

An enthusiastic, dedicated candidate will be expected to join the team of engineers and technicians, working alongside existing colleagues. The main 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.

The Role:

The Civil Structures team, focus on:

• Infrastructure/Bridge design, both in the UK and overseas;
• Infrastructure/Bridge management;
• Infrastructure/Bridge strengthening and repair;
• Infrastructure/Bridge inspections and assessments;
• General civil and structural engineering support to other teams
• Current work includes bridge inspection and assessment, feasibility studies, and design.

Requirements of the role:

• Providing technical lead to less experienced members of the team
• Bring experience of Infrastructure/bridge design
• Supervise production of technical deliverables
• Lead bridge assessments and designs
• Manage inspection work
• Responsibility for financial and project management
• Assist with business development and bid preparation
• Support the team principle in managing the team

• MEng in Civil and/or Structural Engineering degree and/or be a 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;
• Proven working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB), Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW) and Network Rail standards 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;
• Experience of grillage, space frame and finite element analysis software packages such as LUSAS, Superstress and SAM

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