Senior Associate Director, Bridges

Senior Associate Director, Bridges

Jacobs

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Description

We are seeking an experienced Technical Director to join our established bridges design team in Glasgow. You will become a member of a large and expanding team, taking a major role in delivering bridge design services throughout all stages of major project development and in all areas of structures design.

Responsibilities

As Technical Director you will be working on a variety of project types, sizes and complexities. Responsibilities will depend on the position being applied for but will include:

  • Preparation of bridge-related structural scheme designs at feasibility, optioneering and detailed design stages, both for new build and modification to existing structures;
  • Providing technical direction and mentoring to graduate engineers and/or technicians;
  • Preparation of outline drawings and detailed sketches of engineering solutions;
  • Interfacing with other Jacobs engineering disciplines such as geotechnical, highways and environmental engineers;
  • You will be responsible for resolving technical and construction-related issues as they occur and for the monitoring of progress of your areas of responsibility;
  • Preparation of technical approval documentation, contract documents and fee estimates;
  • Regular reporting of programme/budget performance to line management.

Qualifications

Essential Criteria:

  • A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering;
  • MICE CEng or MIStructE;
  • Significant experience in the UK bridges sector;
  • Excellent understanding of structural behaviour and detailed knowledge of current codes and standards, including Eurocodes, DMRB, SHW and Network Rail standards;
  • Extensive experience of design analysis and assessment of structures using Structural analysis software such Midas or LUSAS;
  • Experience of liaising and negotiating with client representatives and senior staff;
  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate reports;
  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice;
  • Capability to manage tasks and costs; and deliver programmed work;
  • Good IT skills;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of different forms of contracts;
  • Experience of rail bridge design;
  • Experience of construction supervision;
  • Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options;
  • Health and Safety training in the Bridges Sector.

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