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Senior Civil Engineer Bridge Design

Senior Civil Engineer Bridges

Experienced Highways Engineer (Consultancy)

Location: Manchester

With a large number of high profile projects that include the Highways Agency, National Contractors and local Authorities, the current portfolio of projects includes the M1 Improvement, A160/A180 Improvement, M6 J16-19 Smart Motorway, and several major schemes for local authorities.

And the plans to add to this portfolio continue.

The business has an urgent requirement for a Senior Bridge Engineer to join a successful bridges design team.

You will become a member of a large and expanding team, taking a leading role in delivering bridge design services throughout all stages of major project development and in all areas of structures design.


  • Preparation of bridge and bridge related structural scheme designs at feasibility, optioneering and detailed design stages

  • Providing technical direction to other design engineers and/or technicians

  • Liaison with clients, contractors and third parties

  • Interfacing with other engineering disciplines such as geotechnical, highways, railways, coastal & marine, and environmental engineers

  • You will be responsible for resolving technical issues as they occur and for the monitoring of progress of your areas of responsibility

  • Organising and carrying out General, Principal & Special Bridge Inspections

  • Preparation of contract documents and fee estimates.


  • A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

  • Chartered Member of ICE or equivalent

  • Extensive experience in the highway bridges or railway bridges sector

  • Excellent understanding of structural behaviour and detailed knowledge of current codes and standards, including Eurocodes, DMRB, SHW, and Networkrail standards

  • Excellent capability of design analysis and assessment of structures using LUSAS or Midas, SuperSTRESS, Archie, MEXE, etc.

  • Experience of liaising and negotiating with client representatives and senior staff

  • Thorough understanding of the Specification for Highway Works

  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate drawings and reports

  • Able to manage a challenging workload subject to change at short notice

This is a permanent position with excellent remuneration.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: perm
  • Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Jarvis King
  • Tel: 0131 247 6826
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2016-08-30 15:32:56 -

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