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Principal Bridge Engineer job in Manchester

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Job Ref:  EMP364609
Employer:  Matchtech Group plc.
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M13
Salary:  £45,000 - £55,000/year
08/10/2016 21:28
An exciting opportunity has arise with our client, a major design consultancy, in their Manchester office for an Principal Bridge Engineer to join their well established team

Experience working on various bridge and structural projects

The Job
To be able to work in close collaboration with team members of other disciplines and have an appreciation of their role.
• To lead others effectively and drive forward best practice and training within the UK bridges team.
• To be able to take on significant elements of the detailed design of structures personally and provide guidance to others.
• To ensure that the technical content of all work carried out is correct and carried out in accordance within agreed timescales and within agreed budgets.
• Work with CAD technicians to produce accurate drawings.
• Ensure that solutions meet client needs and expectations.
• Preparation of technical reports, specifications and tender documentation to support engineering work.
• To ensure that all work is carried out in full compliance with the Company’s Integrated Management Systems.
Qualifications required:
• Bachelor degree or masters level qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline
• Preferred – Chartered Status of an appropriate professional institution eg MICE/MIStructE
Experience required
• Current experience of highway bridge design.
• Experience of the design of highway structures within a Design & Build environment.
• Conversant with BS5400 and Eurocode, and the general principles of structural engineering as these relate to bridges in particular and structures in general.
• Should be conversant with structural analysis techniques (LUSAS, SAM or Strap experience preferred but not essential).
• Good working knowledge of MS Excel & AutoCad required.
• Experience of preparing fee estimates and proposals.
Qualities required
• The ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner with other team members and clients and to produce clear and concise reports.
• Commitment to delivering quality products.
• Able to project a professional image and develop strong Client relationships.
• Ability to work on own initiative and seek assistance when required.
• Ability to organise and prioritise workload to ensure that timescales are met.
• Take responsibility for personal development.
• Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions.
• Enjoys focussing on the detail and undertaking analysis and calculation.
To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
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