Senior Bridge Engineer

£45000 - £55000 per annum
25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Natasha Jones
Contract Type
Full Time
The company offer a comprehensive range of monitoring, inspection and site services for bridges and structures in a wide variety of industries. They work with customers providing one-source solutions, for structures from their initial construction to management towards the latter part of service life.

The Senior Bridge Engineer will take the lead in the organisation, design, delivery and reporting of structural inspection projects using visual examination and testing (non-destructive and intrusive) and monitoring to establish condition, deterioration and the presence of defects that allows future safe operation and management of bridges and other major infrastructure.

Working within the structures department of one of the world’s largest Asset Management companies, you will get the opportunity to work on a wide variety of industries, on structures from common everyday bridges to iconic suspension bridges, giant cranes, wind turbines and offshore platforms.

Roles & Responsiblities:

• Inspecting structures to relevant standards (BD63, BD35)
• Leading inspection teams, site supervision and supervision of subcontractors
• Utilising a wide range of inspection tools to compliment visual inspection (training given)
• Carry out project requiring work outside <60% of the time in a variety of interesting and sometimes challenging environments including some night and weekend shifts
• Possible rope access and confined space entry
• Personal organisation and hands on commitment
• Early involvement in the design and planning of projects
• Development of documentation, method statements and risk assessments
• Compiling, reviewing and signing off structural inspection reports from information gathered onsite
• Assist in ensuring the delivery of work to programme, budget and specification
• Assist in ensuring that the works are completed safely and to the correct quality
• Full safety training for industry
• Mentoring, training and development of inspection and infrastructure staff
• Further training to meet the needs of our business.

Experience & Qualifications:

• Experienced Civil Engineer with HND or Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering working towards Chartership or already Chartered
• Qualified or working towards BICS as Senior Bridge Inspector
• Experience and/or awareness in concrete testing
• Experience and/or interest in non-destructive testing
• Practical experience or knowledge of working on bridge and infrastructure site
• Good IT skills, including Microsoft office
• Technical knowledge of materials, defects and damage
• Knowledge of structures and bridges
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Safety conscious approach to working
• Client focussed approach
• A full clean UK driving licence
• Ability to complete confined spaces training and possibly undertake a roped access trainingcourse if required
• Flexibility and a sense of adventure to take up opportunities
• A career focused individual keen to develop their skills and experience in industry

Level of pay depends upon experience and qualifications with overtime paid onsite.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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