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2 ROLES IN THE BRIDGES DEPARTMENT, GLASGOW OFFICE

ROLE 1 – TEAM LEADER/ PRINCIPAL BRIDGES ENGINEER,

The ideal candidate should have:

  • An engineering degree and be a Chartered Engineer – ICE, IStructE;
  • A minimum of 8 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 a designated Director in Glasgow and work closely with discipline heads based in the other MHB offices in Edinburgh, York and Croydon.

 

ROLE 2 – SENIOR BRIDGES ENGINEER

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A degree in civil or structural engineering and be looking to develop their technical skills and progress their career.
  • Between 4 and 8 years’ relevant work experience.
  • A desire for career progression within a growing, employee-owned company.
  • Excellent technical and communication skills
  • It would also be beneficial for applicants to have a knowledge of GSA (or similar modelling software), TEDDS, Autocad, general design software and MS Office.
  • Experience working with bridges and design using various materials, e.g. - concrete, steel, timber, masonry
  • Preferred but not essential experience working in the rail sector and working on tunnels, stations, buildings or geotechnics.
  • Whilst rail experience is an advantage for this role, we would encourage capable engineers with more general bridges/ structures experience to apply as suitable training will be provided.
  • Clean driving licence

 

 Responsibilities will include:

  • Design and/or assessment calculations to Eurocode and Network Rail standards
  • Structural analysis and modelling, using software where appropriate
  • Production / Review design drawings, technical reports and specifications
  • Mentoring graduate/trainee engineers
  • Co-ordinate multi-discipline works with design partners / sub-consultants
  • Liaison with third party suppliers such as statutory bodies for consents and approvals
  • Involvement with project scoping, coordinating design activities, contractual and financial management

 

CONDITIONS – BOTH ROLES 

  • 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

 

ABOUT US

MHB Consultants was established in 2006 and currently has 50 staff based in four offices (Glasgow, Edinburgh, York and London). Workload is 70% design work in the rail industry with the balance in transportation, energy, heavy civil engineering and structural sectors. Our company aim is to provide practical solutions to save money for our clients.

MHB became an Employee-Owned company in July 2020, as an employee-owned business MHB is always looking for capable and self-motivated team members who want to join a successful business and share in our future success.

HOW TO APPLY

By email to careers@mhbconsultants.com with a covering letter

CLOSING DATE

Friday, 24th February 2023

2 ROLES IN THE BRIDGES DEPARTMENT, GLASGOW OFFICE

MHB Consultants
Glasgow, UK
Permanent
3 - 5 years of experience
Competitive

Published on 31 Jan 2023

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