Senior Bridge Engineer

Job Title: Senior Bridge Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: Up to £40000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH28750
Contact Name: Tracy Westermeyer
Contact Email:

Senior Bridge Engineer
Salary £33 000 - £40 000 pa
Based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Our client has an exciting position for an experienced Senior Bridge Engineer, to join their expanding team.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Undertake and manage rail and road bridges and associated structural engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design
  • Take responsibility for the contribution of Graduate Engineers and Technicians as appropriate
  • Responsible for production through to client sign off of Technical Approval documentation
  • Hands-on technical design on road and/or rail structures
  • Hands-on assessment of road and/or rail structures
  • Structural inspections and reporting
  • Client liaison
  • Production of tenders including quality documentation and costings
  • Project Management including programme and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management and delivery

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Knowledge of Eurocodes, British Standards and assessment codes
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit
  • Working knowledge of structural analysis software - Lusas or SBD preferred
  • Experience in the design in at least one of the following: concrete, steel, timber, or masonry structures
  • Experience in either road, rail or water bridge projects
  • High-level technical skills in current inspection, assessment and design and be able to lead teams of graduate and senior engineers in such projects
  • Previous exposure with clients of both national and local authorities, together with major contractors
  • Previous site-based experience
  • Ability to manage staff and project Health and Safety responsibilities including compliance with CDM legislation
  • You will have a current clean driving license and be willing to travel throughout the UK to visit sites.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget.
  • Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Bridge, Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • MSc level or equivalent in Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • Graduate Member with ICE and IStructE and proven commitment to gaining Chartership.

To Apply for this role:
If you would like to apply for this position, please contact Tracy on