Principal Bridges Engineer

Posted on: 14/10/2019
Ref: VAC-15962
  • Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + benefits
  • Region: North West
  • Location: Manchester
  • Industry: Civil Engineering Consultancy
  • Discipline: Principal Bridges Engineer
  • Sub Discipline: Principal Bridges Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent

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Job Description

JOB TITLE: Head of Bridge Engineering

My client is an award winning multi-disciplinary solutions business with extensive engineering capabilities and specialist expertise in transportation and energy industries.
They are looking for someone to head up their bridge’s division, with opportunities available in their York, Manchester and Birmingham offices.

They employ more than 400 highly experienced designers, engineers, architects, planners and project managers to work in partnership with their clients to develop and deliver high quality, innovative technical solutions for major infrastructure projects in the UK.

This company has a portfolio of award-winning work. Some of their projects include the redevelopment of King’s Cross Station, Reading Station Area Redevelopment, Thameslink Programme and Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities in Cardiff, Leeds, Staffordshire, Suffolk and Oxfordshire.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter who is ready for the next step in their career.
You will be expected to provide overall technical leadership to the Bridge Team and will have responsibility for competence management, technical training and staff development to meet current and future needs of the business including development into new markets. At project level you will be expected to take a leading role in the delivery of complex bridge engineering schemes. You will have a role in providing technical review and input to bids in support of work winning activities by the Team Leader.

In this role you will be trusted with ensuring technical excellence within the Bridge team and providing technical leadership to projects.
You will have the chance to monitor and develop team competence & client relationships and oversee technical input to proposals to support work winning activities

You will have to freedom to develop and agree budgets for programmes of work in order ensure projects are delivered within

You will proactively manage team and individual competencies and therefore derive and maintain a strategy for ongoing technical development of the Bridge team

The ideal candidate for this role will ideally have the following experience/knowledge in order to succeed in this position:
– Significant experience of the design and detailing of bridge strengthening and repair
– Knowledge of bridge assessment
– Experienced at work with both client and contractor led design situations
– Experience of all phases of the design of new or replacement bridge structures
– Knowledge of technological advances in bridge engineering

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