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Senior Bridge Assessment Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

York, Glasgow, Birmingham, Man, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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With ambitious growth plans, this is an exciting time to join SYSTRA Ltd as we continue to develop and raise our profile in the UK with the recruitment of a Senior Bridge Assessment Engineer. The role could be based from our York, Birmingham, Manchester or Glasgow Offices and will benefit from significant flexibility to work from home. The Bridges team at SYSTRA has an exciting pipeline of work and will be continuing it’s growth throughout 2022.


The primary focus of the role is to lead the production and checking of assessment calculations in accordance with current Network Rail standards and guidance on a broad range of projects. You will also be expected to supervise the wider assessment process including remit preparation, inspection, reporting and client meetings. As part of this role you will have the opportunity to develop towards Network Rail assessment engineer competence STE2, if not already held.


Main Duties:


  • Take responsibility for the preparation and checking of bridge assessment calculations.
  • Lead the technical development of the team in preparation of assessment calculations
  • Review remits, reports and certification in line with Network Rail standards.
  • Supervise the planning and delivery of bridge surveys and inspections including recording of all relevant information
  • Manage delivery of projects – take responsibility for budget and resource deployment on projects.
  • Where required take responsibility for project delivery to agreed budgets.
  • Where required prepare estimates for work items.
  • Identify scope change items.
  • Manage resources at a project level to ensure utilisation and productivity is maintained


Experience required:


  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Chartered Civil/Structural Engineer
  • Experience of planning and undertaking structure survey and inspection within a rail environment
  • Extensive experience of Network Rail bridge assessment calculations including level 2 assessment of metallic structures
  • Working towards STE2 Structures Assessment Engineer competence
  • Ability to work in a collaborative multi-discipline design team
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision and provide support and mentoring to others
  • Ability to travel to client sites and other SYSTRA offices will be required


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