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£40,000 - £55,000


North West




Civil Engineering Consultancy


Senior Bridge Engineer

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Senior Bridge Engineer



Job Description

Vertical Recruitment are working with an award-winning multidisciplinary consultancy with offices throughout the UK. We are currently recruiting a Senior Engineer to join their established bridge engineering team based in Manchester. In particular, we are seeking a Chartered Engineer with extensive bridge design experience to contribute towards the design, management and maintenance of bridges and highway structures and to provide structural design advice.

Our client prides themselves for providing their clients and communities with a holistic approach to their practices. Today, critical infrastructure and public building projects need to be sustainable and environmentally appropriate. They must deliver value for the people that will use them – local communities and businesses.
Their culture is built on over 100 years of delivering excellence and creating solutions for critical infrastructure challenges. This enables them to provide a different perspective and approach; one based on what their clients need and can afford.

From engineering and architectural innovation to environmental sustainability and technologically enabled project delivery, they are renowned for our breadth of expertise and holistic, collaborative approach.
They’re a unique team specialising in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.

Successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Principal, General and Special inspections of bridges, Assessment of bridges and highway structures
  • Contributing to feasibility studies, designs, and reports
  • Assisting with programme management and monitoring of KPI’s
  • Contribution to other fee earning consultancy work – primarily in other Civil’s orientated projects, when


  • Ensuring designs are carried out in accordance with current (DMRB) design standards considering CDM (Construction Design Management) legislation, whole life costing, value and risk management.
  • Projects will include design, assessment and refurbishment of highways structures and require feasibility studies, detail design, cost estimates and programming input.

Required for the role

  • A minimum of 5-year post-graduation experience in the design of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction.
  • Chartered Engineer Status (MICE or MI Struct E) – or approaching
  • BEng/BSc Civil Engineering
  • Major infrastructure design experience especially structures related
  • Ability to design minor infrastructure schemes especially structures related
  • Excellent knowledge and application of DMRB, British Standards and Eurocodes, ECC form of contract and ECI


  • 25 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel, and technology
  • the opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to their Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

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