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Bridge Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

York, Glasgow, Birmingham, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.


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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 with the recruitment of a Bridge Engineer working on some of the most high profile rail infrastructure projects in the UK.


The main function of the role is to take responsibility for the end to end delivery of Network Rail bridge assessments, from the initial remit creation and pricing through to delivery of the final report. You will be responsible for planning and delivery of site inspections, preparation of interim, draft and final assessment reports and liaison with the Network Rail Assessment Engineers to ensure their requirements are met to ensure right first time delivery. As part of this role you will also have the opportunity to assist with the mentoring and development of other team members, and have the opportunity for development towards STE2 competence.


Main Duties


  • Take responsibility for the Preparation of bridge inspection and assessment.
  • Prepare reports and calculations in line with Network Rail standards.
  • Plan and deliver bridge surveys and inspections including recording of all relevant information
  • Complete bridge assessment calculation and reporting.
  • 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
  • Experience of planning and undertaking structure survey and inspection within a rail environment, STE4 competence is preferred
  • Experience of Network Rail bridge assessment and reporting practice
  • Actively working towards Professional qualification
  • 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


Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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