Senior/Principal Bridges Engineer

Vacancy type
Salary scale
How to apply
Email CV and covering letter to
Closing date
Friday, April 19, 2024

MHB Consultants are looking for grow our Bridges department and have exciting new vacancies arise.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • An engineering degree and be a Chartered Engineer – ICE, IStructE;
  • A minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience in a design environment.
  • Experience in undertaking the role of CRE Bridge refurbishment/renewals in a range of structural types and materials
  • A desire for career progression within a growing, employee-owned company.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Experience of some of the following structures - bridges, tunnels, stations & buildings, geotechnical structures, and design using various materials, eg - concrete, steel, timber, masonry
  • Project management experience including project scoping, coordinating design activities, contractual and financial management
  • Experience of management of teams of up to 2-4 people
  • Experience of working on multiple concurrent and multi-discipline commissions
  • Experience in representing the company to clients and working with a range of project stakeholders
  • An innovative outlook and be looking to use and further develop technical and business skills to match the growing needs of the business
  • Work Winning in a Client facing role
  • Clean driving licence


 Responsibilities will include:

  • Development of conceptual and detailed designs in accordance with project requirements
  • Checking of design calculations and drawings completed by other engineers
  • Structural calculations and­ analysis using appropriate software packages
  • Technical leadership/ input/ review role for design, assessment and other technical aspects.
  • Assisting in preparation of fee proposals
  • Managing and building relationships with clients, consultants and contractors
  • Attending meetings representing MHB and the design team
  • On site visits/ structural inspections/ investigations.
  • Providing technical support to less experienced staff
  • Project management of small and medium sized projects

The successful candidate will report to York Office Lead and work closely with discipline heads based in the other MHB offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Croydon.



  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual profit related bonus (up to £3600 tax free due to employee owned status)
  • 21 days’ annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays with an option to purchase up to an additional 5 days
  • Continuous training and development
  • Yearly Professional Membership paid
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Private Health Care
  • Range of additional company benefits