6 months ago
CH2M as a global multi-disciplinary company, holds an enviable reputation for delivering prestigious and challenging bridge projects in the UK and worldwide.
An opportunity within our Regional Design Centre in Glasgow, has arisen for a Bridge Engineer to join our busy and growing team of talented bridge engineers. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on high profile projects including, international bridges, design and build schemes, long span crossings, architecturally driven bridge designs in addition to UK and Ireland centered bridge schemes
With a current client portfolio, including Transport Scotland, Highways England, Local Authorities, Civil Engineering Contractors and International Governments, we regularly undertake the feasibility development, design and supervision of civil engineering and transport solutions which over the years has exceeded our client’s requirements and expectations.
Our Glasgow team covers a wide range of skills including scheme development, preliminary and detailed design, independent checking, temporary works designs and independent checking for major and minor bridges, procurement, project management and construction supervision. The successful candidate will be expected to take a lead in the delivery of these activities.
We therefore seek a technically competent Bridge Engineer with proven experience to take up a key position in Glasgow.
Technical support and excellence
Team building and project support
Work within project delivery teams on inspection, assessment, feasibility, detailed design and construction projects
Willingness to learn and determination to develop your career in Bridge Engineering
Assist with ensuring approvals in principle, licences, permissions, orders etc are in place in sufficient time to allow projects to progress unhindered
Check as directed colleagues output (reports, designs and models) to ensure standards are continually attained in line with company procedures
Help mentor Graduate Engineers in their career progression to achieve Chartered status
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
Academic Qualifications (Minimum):
Degree in Civil Engineering
Preferably educated to MSc level or equivalent
Chartered: CEng, MICE, MIStructE, or equivalent
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
* Strong experience of structural inspection, design, assessment and checking of bridges
Strong working knowledge of British Standards and Eurocodes
Developing proficiency in finite element modelling and analysis of bridge structures
Experience in the design of steel bridges, steel cable stayed bridges
Experience in delivering bridge and civil infrastructure designs on transportation road or rail projects
Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams
Collaborative working with CAD staff to produce high quality drawings
Willingness to manage, work package orders or discrete items of work
An open and approachable team player
Solid communication and relationship building skills
A correct first time approach to work
Drive and determination to succeed
Willingness to ensure Health & Safety awareness in all aspects of design and operations
In possession of a Full driving licence
Fluency in spoken English and the ability to write high quality technical reports in English
Experience of design and build infrastructure projects
Experience in the concrete, integral and post tensioned concrete bridges
Experience in inspection, assessments and feasibility study designs
Previous leadership of teams
Practical hands on site experience and experience of steel fabrication
Our Culture: Safety & health conscious, flexible working conditions, collaborative & friendly with regular social activities. We’re full of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as individuals wanting to advance their career. We support and encourage our people to go through their professional qualifications. To get ahead we also have our JUMP network for aspiring junior to mid-level CH2Mers.
The CH2M Foundation is renowned for supporting and helping to nurture sustainable communities. We partner ‘Engineers without Borders’, ‘Water for People’ and ‘Bridges to Prosperity’. We’re STEM ambassadors. We promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering), we also have our own women’s engineering network to promote equality in our industry.
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Developing People through Challenging Projects. CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This role is only open to applicants able to accept local employment contract conditions and not expatriate employment terms. Please note that this role is only considering applications with valid working rights for the UK, CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.