Senior Engineer (Bridges) - Glasgow

£40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits + annual bonus
09 Sep 2018
07 Oct 2018
Ronnie Spinks
Job Type

Senior Engineer (Bridges)


Ref RS331

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Engineer (Bridges) to join a friendly civil engineering design consultancy based in the City Centre of Glasgow. Our client's workload is mostly design work in the rail industry with a balance in transportation, energy, heavy civil engineering and structural sectors.

Working as the Senior Engineer you will:

  • Lead and manage projects, ensuring deliverables meet contracted obligations
  • Produce engineering designs, in accordance with project requirements and ensure technical compliance.
  • Check 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
  • Monitor of project scope and budgets
  • On site visits/ structural inspections/ investigations.
  • Mentor and develop less experienced team members, allowing 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.


  • Strong engineering degree in Civil or Structural disciplines
  • Minimum of 4 years' relevant experience working in a design team environment
  • Be a chartered engineer with ICE, IStructE or working towards
  • 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
  • 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
  • Be innovative and looking to use and further develop your technical delivery­ skills

If you are interest in this role please contact RONNIE on 01792 365 000 or email your CV to

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