Bridge Engineer Structures - Design

Employer
Hampshire County Council
Location
Winchester, Hampshire (Hybrid working)
Salary
£34,242 - £38,539
Closing date
31 May 2022
Reference
HCC519775

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Sector
Structural engineering jobs
Function
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Great opportunity to join our dynamic and developing Design Teams

As a forward-thinking in-house business unit, our Engineering Consultancy offers a range of services to the County Council and other public authorities. Our Structures Design Teams are looking for highly motivated and technically strong Bridge Engineers to be involved in the delivery of challenging bridge design and maintenance schemes. We have a great team environment, and we support and develop our engineers, so they are continuously developing their skills.

Working in the Structures Design Teams, you will be responsible for project management and design of a wide variety of bridge replacement, strengthening and maintenance schemes, as well as the inspection and assessment of current bridges and other highway structures. Whilst taking a leading role of the scheme assigned, you will be working closely with a Senior member of the team to enable you to learn and expand your experience. You should have a good understanding of relevant design standards (Eurocodes), construction methods and contract procedures.

Our current projects include design of a new integral two span continuous steel composite deck bridge as part of a bypass route (£26M scheme), a £5.5M bridge replacement scheme in New Forest, a £25M refurbishment scheme of 4 major structures spanning River Test and Network Rail tracks, several small bridges and footbridges deck strengthening and replacement (varying from 100k to £1M schemes). Future work will include among others, multi-million railway footbridge replacement and strengthening of a 27 spans concrete bridge, as well as continuing the small replacement/strengthening schemes. In addition, we provide technical support to external clients, developers, contractors, and other local authorities.

What we can offer you:

Challenging and rewarding work – from small bridge strengthening schemes to multi-million design and repair schemes.

Plus the opportunity to enhance your skills and broaden your technical capabilities.

We will support you to become chartered, if you are not already, through the Hampshire County Council approved ICE Training Scheme. You may also have the option to take on a relevant apprenticeship in the future via our internal development programmes.

Hampshire County Council is a flexible employer interested in making the most of your skills and offers a great work life balance. We will also invest in you through our internal development programmes and training. Hampshire County Council offers a competitive salary and benefits package, please see our website for details.

Living and working in Hampshire:

Hampshire is a beautiful place to live, with vibrant cities, miles of coastline and two National Parks. If you enjoy outdoor activities you’ll find world class walking, cycling, sailing and so much more!

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Gabriela Galbenu, Group Engineer Structures on 07741 262178 or Gin Lee, Project Engineer Structures on 07741 262175.

Closing date: 15 May 2022.

Interview date: W/C 23 May 2022.

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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