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Job Number: BS56/35/FR
Title: Principal Bridge Engineer
Description: PRINCIPAL BRIDGE ENGINEER Birmingham 60,000 Well established multidisciplinary practice with a growing workload in the Midlands are seeking a number of key members of staff. One of these roles calls for an experienced Principal Bridge Engineer. The role will involve providing a discipline lead on complex infrastructure projects, as well as full project management of multiple small to medium sized bridge schemes. It will require the successful delivery of feasibility studies, reports, cost estimates, contract document and designs through the management of technical issues, resource, programme and fees. It is hoped that you will be a Chartered Engineer able to demonstrate a high level of experience and knowledge in the inspection, assessment, design, construction and remediation of highway and railway structures to DMRB, Network Rail and Euro codes standards. Experience of a variety of bridge and structural projects will be required, with particular expertise in reinforced earth and sheet piled bridge abutments and fully integral or semi-integral bridge forms. Due to the nature of the role, it is essential that you are comfortable working on complex and challenging infrastructure schemes within a fast-paced, professional environment and are able to manage stakeholder expectations to the benefit of the scheme. Experience of Design and Build procurement would be an advantage, It is also important that you are driven by a genuine desire to identify the optimum design solutions to complex engineering problems and are able to take a pragmatic approach to the application of specialist advice to achieve specific project outcomes. As such, the successful candidate will be both technically and commercially astute with a good understanding of cost, programme, contractual and buildability issues. For your part you will be enthusiastic, approachable and possess strong communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels internally and particularly with external design team members and clients. Having previous experience of communicating with clients and other stakeholders on a face to face basis is essential and a key part of this role. The preparation of clear and concise technical reports and presentations is vital, as well as the ability to communicate complex engineering issues to a non-technical audience. This is an ideal opportunity for the right person to help deliver some of the company`s most prestigious and complex projects, with all of the obvious career potential this brings. Exceptionally generous benefits are on offer.
Location: Midlands
Salary: £60,000