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Senior Bridge Engineer

Posted 15 days ago

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 2 months ago
*Senior Bridge Engineer**Manchester / Hybrid **£44,260 - £59,556**Your new role *National Highways operates, maintains, and improves the strategic road network in England, including over 23,000 structures (bridges, gantries, retaining walls etc.).We are seeking three Senior Bridge Engineers to join our nationally and internationally recognised team within our Safety Engineering and Standards Directorate.The Safety, Engineering and Standards team is recognised for developing world leading standards and for providing expert advice and technical assurance in the field of bridge engineering. This is an opportunity to join an organisation that is leading the profession, with a structures asset stock valued at more than £49bn and with a long-term committed funding stream.As a Senior Bridge Engineer, you will have the opportunity to provide specialist and complex technical advice and guidance to support the safe and efficient operation, maintenance, and modernisation of the Strategic Road Network.This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career within the technical management of highway structures, working with industry leading experts who are dedicated to quality, safety and making a meaningful contribution to the users of the Strategic Road Network.There is flexibility regarding the office at which the role is based (Birmingham, Bedford, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Guildford, Maidstone and Basingstoke). We offer flexible working arrangements, with a blended homeworking / office-based approach to suit individuals. Further, there is an option for compressed hours working, in which contractual hours are worked over fewer working days (e.g. nine-day fortnight).*What you will be leading on:** Solving a range of bridge and other highway structure engineering problems.* Ownership and development of standards, contributing to the development of structures policy and providing technical advice internally and externally to users of the standards.* Providing authoritative technical advice and guidance to Operations and Major Projects Directorates and represent the interests of National Highways to external stakeholders.* Representing the Technical Approval Authority and ensuring application of CG 300 technical governance to highway structures.* High level review of design, assessment and strengthening principles of new and existing structures.* Contributing to the effective management of complex structural risks.*To be successful** Be a Chartered Engineer (CEng, MICE, or MIStructE or equivalent) or Incorporated Engineer (or equivalent) with work experience relevant to the role.* Extensive knowledge within the discipline with technical expertise and experience in delivery (or policy development) of design, assessment, and development of technical solutions for management of structures.* Extensive knowledge of the DMRB, Eurocodes and their application.* Experience of working independently and taking responsibility of delivery of complex bridge structures projects* Ability to communicate and influence effectively at all organisational levels (including Senior Managers) and across all disciplines, with both internal and external stakeholders.*A bit about us*We provide the technical expertise to build and operate our roads safely and efficiently for the benefit of our customers and stakeholders.Our seven divisions focus on assisting the delivery of projects and programmes under the four areas of our service model - Standards, Advice, Assurance and Change - enabling and delivering innovation and making sure that the right things are done in the right way.We do this by building our professional capabilities - and working collaboratively with colleagues in the business and across the industry.*Want to know more? *Please email ##### quoting REQ 4766.Job Type: Full-timePay: £44,260.00-£59,556.00 per yearBenefits:* Company pension* Free parking* On-site parkingSchedule:* Monday to FridayWork Location: Hybrid remote in
ManchesterReference ID: 4493