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Principle Engineer (Bridges)

Reference: Principle Engineer (Bridges)

Location: Cardiff

Contact: laura@salutemyjob.com

Salary: £40,000 -£46,000

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Description: Our client provides a consultative project management service within the construction industry. Focusing on building strategic relationships with their clients, they deliver a comprehensive service across their portfolio and optimise benefits through continuous improvement in design quality, efficiency, cost reduction and knowledge retention.

Due to expansion, they are looking to recruit a Principal Engineer to join their Bridges Structures team. Based out of the Cardiff office, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on the design and delivery of a variety of challenging schemes. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Chartered professional or someone approaching Chartership.

What you will do:

  • Produce high quality solutions for bridge projects, applying engineering knowledge and principles to devise innovative design solutions
  • Provide technical guidance for the preparation of discrete structural schemes or specific elements of major improvements, at feasibility, preliminary and detailed design
  • Provide technical guidance and support on multi-disciplinary projects and opportunities in the field of civil/structural engineering in both the highway and rail sectors
  • Lead project teams and have a proven background in project delivery and technical excellence
  • Undertake the role of CRE on Network Rail schemes
  • Experience and working knowledge of structural assessment and design
  • Develop, supervise and train junior engineers
  • Produce high quality solutions for bridge projects, applying engineering knowledge and principles to devise innovative design solutions
  • Provide technical guidance for the preparation of discrete structural schemes or specific elements of major improvements, at feasibility, preliminary and detailed design
  • Provide technical guidance and support on multi-disciplinary projects and opportunities in the field of civil/structural engineering in both the highway and rail sectors
  • Lead project teams and have a proven background in project delivery and technical excellence
  • Undertake the role of CRE on Network Rail schemes
  • Experience and working knowledge of structural assessment and design
  • Develop, supervise and train junior engineers
  • Build and maintain good relationships with colleagues and clients and contribute to the marketing of the Consultancy to potential clients
  • Build and maintain good relationships with colleagues and clients and contribute to the marketing of the Consultancy to potential clients

Qualifications/Responsibilities

  • Chartered professional or nearing Chartership with significant post graduate experience
  • Ability to successfully deliver bridge projects and satisfy client requirements
  • Experience performing a similar role within a highway structures team and/or rail team
  • Thorough understanding of structural design principles
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the conceptual and detailed design of a broad range of structures including associated approval procedures
  • Experience in the use of relevant design standards and codes of practice including Structural Eurocodes