Bridge Engineer, Glasgow (Scotland TranServ)
8d ago

About the Role

Accountable to the Senior Bridges Engineer and to the Bridges Manager, as may be required.

With the minimum of supervision, delivery of both personal and sub-team programme for the design, procurement and construction of highway structures in various materials within Transport Scotland’s South West Unit.

Budgetary control and accountability of individual schemes on behalf of Scotland TranServ.

Core Functions :

  • Management of small sub-team of engineers and technicians including giving technical advise on design and construction
  • Delivery of structural assessments and designs of highway structures in accordance with Eurocodes / Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB)
  • Deliver tender / contract documents including conditions of contract, specification, method of measurement and drawings in accordance, with the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW)
  • Inspection of highway structures
  • Manage schemes works and budgets
  • Residential or non-residential (as may be required) site supervision of works to suit the construction programme
  • Other duties as required
  • About You

    The following qualities / experience are essential :

  • CEng or IEng and actively working towards Chartered status
  • Minimum of MEng or equivalent in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Relevant post graduation experience of which some experience should be in bridge and / or highway structures related fields.
  • For those approaching chartered status, a longer period of relevant experience may be required

  • Working knowledge of DMRB, MCHW and Structural Eurocodes; all as may be amended by Transport Scotland
  • Experienced in bridge design, assessment and inspection
  • Working knowledge of CDM
  • Understanding of conditions of contracts
  • Ability to work proactively and with the minimum of supervision
  • Current clean driving licence
  • Good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • About Us

    WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower.

    We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals.

    We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services.

    With 7,000 talented people in 60 offices across the UK and Ireland, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

    Guiding Principles

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    We are locally dedicated with international scale.

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