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Senior Bridge Assessment Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

Glasgow, York, Manchester, Bir, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any



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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We currently have an opportunity for an experienced inspection and Senior Assessment Engineer to join the Bridges team where you would be responsible for leading inspection for assessment surveys, and the completion of structure assessments. Undertake the mentoring of less experienced bridge design team graduates and technicians. Actively support the development of the team.


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 essential
  • 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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