Principal Bridge Engineer

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Location: Cardiff
Salary: £39000 to £48000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 30 January 2019
Recruiter: Critical Project Resourcing
We are currently looking for a Senior or Principal Bridge Engineer to be based within the Cardiff area. This would be working for a leading consultancy in which you will be involved in a range of small to large profile projects working on both Highways England and Network Rail schemes. This consultancy has been heavily involved in such major Rail infrastructure schemes as HS2 amongst others.  

You will be expected to carry out and undertake and oversee all aspects of design, which can include the supervision of junior Engineers and Graduates. Within the role you will be undertake new build design, feasibility studies, assessments of structures which includes acting as Lead Engineer.

This position could be well suited to a candidate whom is looking to take that next step up from Senior Bridge Engineer whom is currently working within a technical capacity on Rail Civil, Structural and Bridge related schemes.  Bridge experience is key, from either Rail or Highway Bridges is applicable.

This would be a technical position, but also provide guidance leading projects and managing junior bridge engineers. This mean you should be comfortable in utilizing structural analysis packages to support the bridge design and will be required to respond to contractor`s queries and attend site progress meetings. 
 
This is a great opportunity to work on major UK rail infrastructure projects. We would welcome candidates whom have strong bridge design experience or working on European projects looking to gain UK project exposure. 

Job requirements
- Actively working towards Chartership, or Chartered (MICE or IStructie)
- Experience of bridge related schemes in a consultancy environment
- Proficiency in software such as Sam Leap, Staad, LUSAS, Superstress, Midas or similar
- Experience in using the Eurocodes

If this position is of interest then don`t hesitate to contact Sebastian at Critical Project Resourcing

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