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Job Ref:  204574229
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M13
Salary:  £40000 - £60000/annum
16/10/2016 03:38
Senior Bridge Technician (BIM) - Manchester
A multi-award winning group, renowned for providing high calibre engineering design solutions, with a particular flair for the unique and challenging is currently recruiting a Senior Bridge Technician, who will be willing to join the Manchester office on a permanent basis.
This is not just a Software operator role. The individual would also need to be able to work through problems with the design teams.
Job Responsibilities:
• prepare documentation including but not limited to drawings, models, estimates, schedules, quantities as directed by a Project Engineer
• prepare drawings and models in accordance with the company's BIM manual
• liaise with both internal and external stakeholders as directed by a Project Engineer
• process and action correspondence in accordance with the company procedure
• participate in site surveys and investigations
• co-ordinate with other BIM technicians/designers in the regional offices and between Groups
• support less experienced employees, sharing knowledge and acting as a coach or mentor
• check drawings including reinforced concrete schedules
• manage and train colleagues undertaking project work
• identify and manage risks for the work under your control to agreed acceptable levels
• contribute to the management of the company by participating in Action Groups (by invitation)
• comply with the Company Health & Safety procedures, Quality Assurance/Environmental Management system procedures and documentation, CDM Regulations, and general legislation
• provide support to the Quality Manager by participating in training, audits and providing feedback.

Skills & Experience Required
• 90% of projects are Rail bias so experience in Bridge design within this environment is a must
• Road over rail bridges, rail over road bridges and footbridge design experience is a must.
• Bridge reconstruction schemes (including setting out of the new bridge deck, drawing all constituent elements in a level 2 BIM format (beams, cill units, parapets, waterproofing details, etc.))
• Bridge refurbishment schemes (steelwork strengthening / repairs, concrete over-slabs / under-rings)
• Preparing x-refs and the compiling of detailed scheme models based on those x-refs
• Working in and preparing 2D & 3D surveys and drawings
• Reinforced concrete detailing (to British Standards and Eurocodes)
• Steelwork detailing (to British Standards and Eurocodes)
• AutoCAD software
• Bentley software (e.g. Microstation)
• Guiding junior technicians
• Lead the production and issue of detailed bridge drawings

The candidate should ideally have a working knowledge of the following materials / types of scheme and skills:
• Network Rail infrastructure
• Platform refurbishment or new-build schemes
• Masonry detailing
• Pre-stressed concrete detailing
• Drainage and waterproofing detailing
• Building schemes (steel frames, composite steel and concrete construction)
• Foundations
• Use of collaborative sharing sites including Projectwise
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