Senior or Principal Bridges Engineer - MHB Consultants - Glasgow City Centre
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior/ Principal Bridge Engineer to join our Glasgow Office
Responsibilities will include: Leading and managing projects ensuring deliverables meet contracted obligations
Development of conceptual design and producing engineering designs and details in accordance with project requirements and ensure technical compliance.
Checking of design calculations and drawings completed by other engineers to ensure technical compliance.
Structural calculations and analysis using tools like LUSAS, MIDAS, STRAND, OASYS GSA or similar
Technical leadership/ input/ review role for design, assessment and other technical aspects.
Operate as project manager for the bid documentation and assist in building up proposals.
Manage and build relationships with clients, consultants and contractors. Attending meetings representing the design team
Monitoring of project scoping and budgets
On site visits/ structural inspections/ investigations.
Mentoring and developing less experienced team members to allow them to achieve their full potential This is a technically challenging environment, and you will need to have a solid background based on project experience in technical civil and structural engineering.
Proven capability of project management of small and medium sized projects is of significant benefit to an applicant to enable immediate integration and contribution to team delivery.
Strong and relevant project experience. Minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience working in a design team environment
Be a chartered engineer – ICE, IStructE
Strong academic, engineering degree qualified (or equivalent). Additional qualifications such as PhD, MSc, MEng or MA are welcomed but not essential.
A desire to get involved in highly technical problem solving
Knowledge of tools such as LUSAS, STADPRO or similar is beneficial
Ability to sense check calculations and challenge solutions
Experience of working with a range of structures e.g. tunnels, bridges, buildings, highways, railways and materials e.g. concrete, steel, timber, masonry
Proven project management including project scoping, coordinating design activities, contractual and financial management
Team management of teams of 3-5 people
Capable of operating as technical lead as well as a team member; also in a team and on your own
Experience of working on multiple concurrent and multi-disciplinary commissions
Good report writing skills as both an author and a checker
Used to representing the company to clients and working with a range of project stakeholders and contractors
Experience of site investigations and supervision including desk study reports
Be innovative and looking to use and further develop your technical delivery skills
Good team management skills and on-the-job training of junior engineers
Competitive Salary Annual bonus 21 days’ annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays Continuous training and development Yearly Professional Membership Company Group pension Range of additional company benefits
About the Company: MHB Consultants is a civil engineering design consultancy established in 2006. We currently have 19 full time staff based in our Glasgow city centre office. Workload is 70% design work in the rail industry with the balance in transportation, energy, heavy civil engineering and structural sectors. Our clients are building contractors, local authorities, transportation agencies and private clients. Our company aim is to provide practical solutions to save our clients money.