Principal Bridge Engineer

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Principal Bridge Engineer

I am working with a very well established, specialist consultancy who are looking for somebody to join their team in York. The local team are relatively new, but part of a wider team across a few locations in the UK. Work is predominantly rail led and bridges focused, but may occasional include highway structures and other rail structures.


  • Work independently and demonstrate ability to lead teams in the preparation of design of bridges and other civil engineering structures
  • Good project/task management skills. Deliver multiple small projects and or tasks within budget and to program
  • Liaise with clients, review and agree scope for elements of work and prepare proposals.
  • Get involved in work winning

Key Requirements

  • MEng/BEng in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering
  • Must have extensive experience in bridge design
  • Chartered member of ICE or MIStructE
  • Experience of other structures is very beneficial – including: stations, culverts and platforms
  • Prior experience of managing and mentoring a team before
  • Ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way
  • Well organised and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ideally be familiar with Network Rail Standards


  • £48,000 – £60,000 depending on qualifications and experience
  • Tax-free bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working

Candidates at a Senior Engineer grade will also be considered for the position too.

For information about this position or any others within the Civil/Structural Engineering design market please contact Sean Brown.

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