Vertical recruitment is working closely with an award-winning multi-disciplinary consultancy. They largely work alongside public clients such as National Highways and local authorities. Our client has a proven track record for delivering a high-quality service to their clients and a great working environment for their colleagues. They operate in a wide variety of sectors and have a great reputation for the quality of their projects.
Due to ongoing success within their business and the desire to expand, they are looking to recruit several key players in their Civil sector, including Senior Bridge Engineers. For the position they are seeking an experienced civil/structural engineer t work on varied and challenging highway structures and rail projects for public and private sector clients.
The Senior Bridge Engineer role requires a ‘hands on’ approach and the application of professional engineering knowledge and skills to the direction of projects. Excellent career prospects are available for the right candidate.
Duties will involve
” The preparation of feasibility studies
” Design calculations (a working knowledge Eurocodes is essential)
” Carrying out bridge inspections and assessments (working knowledge of the DMRB is essential)
” Preparation of contract documents and specifications and supervision of contractors.
” The role may also involve undertaking project management tasks for certain projects and dealing with clients.
Specific objectives include:
” To provide high level technical services.
” To provide support, training and guidance to other staff.
” To develop and retain specialist knowledge.
” Reporting to the Bridges director and managing graduates/junior members of staff.
” Experience of working in a bridges/highway structures design consultancy office is essential, typically with at least 5 years practical design experience.
” Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
” Capable of operating with minimal supervision.
” Leadership skills.
” Seeking increasing level of responsibility.
” Client facing skills and building client relationships.
” 25 days annual holiday plus all bank holidays
” Company pension scheme
” ICE Accredited Training Scheme
” Company funded social events and social committee
” Flexible work hours
” Cycle to work
” Free teas, coffees and fruit everyday
” Showers, changing rooms and secure bike storage
” Payment or contribution to vocational training courses
” Requests for extended holidays or sabbaticals are considered favourably