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  • Ref: SENIORENG_1547743410

  • Permanent

  • Glasgow

  • £Negotiable

  • End: 2nd Jun 2019

Job Title: Senior Bridges Engineer

The Company:

First People Solutions are currently supporting the search for a Senior Bridges Engineer to join a leading, international consulting engineering firm, on a permanent basis in their Glasgow office.

Our client are a global leader for providing professional engineering services to cater to the ever-changing infrastructure and development environment. They are recognised for their expertise and strength to deliver specialist working solutions to suit varying client requirements and working cultures, internationally, nationally and regionally.

Having delivered multiple high profile and complex projects across a number of worldwide sectors including; Transportation, Buildings & Property, Environmental and Energy & Renewables, they have built a strong reputation for creating long lasting solutions to deliver the significant future needs.

The Job:

As part of this role you will join an established and expanding team of Engineers and Technicians to produce high quality engineering solutions alongside local authorities, contractors and private public developers for a number of bridge projects within the Highways and Rail sectors.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Taking responsibility of work from feasibility studies to detailed design working in partnership with the contractor
  • Preparing of documents, reports and health and safety risk assessments, scheme designs and drawings, scheme feasibility studies and outlining cost estimates
  • Review documents, designs and drawings completed by the team to ensure consistent high quality and compliance with design standards, industry best practice, contractual obligations and client expectations
  • Provide leadership to a project design team providing support, mentoring and guidance to junior colleagues

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will ideally possess the following skills and experience:

Chartered status with a Civil or Structural engineering background

  • Previous experience and a solid working knowledge of bridge design, maintenance and assessment, working from both on-site and within a design office
  • Good experience in the investigation, assessment and design of projects focus on bridges and structures
  • Proven working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW) in relation to structural schemes
  • Experience of grillage, space frame and finite element analysis software packages such as LUSAS, Superstress and SAM

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply online by attaching an up to date CV or please call Gordon Armstrong on 0141 270 5130 if you would like to hear more information about this position.

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