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Associate Director - Bridges


Job description

Are you an established & well-versed Bridge design expert looking to take the next step in your career? Would you like to get involved with delivering some of the world’s most exciting projects and join a dynamic, growing team who are at the forefront of sustainable design? If so, we want you to join our Bridges team in Redhill!

Waterman have grown to become a leading international multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy, providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, energy, and environmental markets.

Located close to Redhill train station, our office is ideally situated close to the town’s bustling retail and leisure hubs. Our welcoming and diverse team is working on some of the most prestigious and innovative projects in Redhill, across the UK and around the world.The Civil Structure and Bridges team is busy with highway and rail bridge and other civil engineering structural engineering work for a variety of clients, including local authorities, private developers, and public sector clients. Current work includes bridge inspection and assessment, feasibility studies, and detailed design.

Responsibilities will include:

• Reporting to the Technical Director (TD) and provide support to the TD in project delivery, client relationship and business development for winning new work.

• Responsible for project delivery and undertake the role of technical/discipline lead on a range of bridge and civil structural related projects

• Lead and mentor teams on tasks such as structural analysis, feasibility studies, tender designs, detailed designs and the production of contract documents and technical reports

• Use your knowledge and skills in to lead a team and other disciplines in providing an integrated service to clients

• Proactively identifying and implementing innovative solutions through leveraging data, automation, lean and standardisation to improve efficiency/productivity and project outcomes.

• Work closely with other bridge teams to best use our resources and ensure efficient and successful delivery.

Although we’re happy to consider applicants with more or less experience, you’ll ideally have qualifications, experience or skills in the following areas:

• Chartered engineer (MICE or MIStructE) with considerable post professional experience in civil and structural engineering.

• Project management and technical delivery lead of small to medium schemes, with detailed experience of National Highways and/or Network Rail procedures essential.

• Knowledge and experience in contracts and contractual issues

• Strong technical design and practical problem-solving skills

• Proven working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW) in relation to structural schemes and/or Network Rail design procedures.

• Experience of design in or assessment of steel, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures

• Experience of grillage, space frame and finite element analysis software package

• Excellent communication, collaboration, and time management skills

• Project management and leadership skills related to bridge design (or other disciplines)

Joining our team will give you:

• Competitive salary and benefits package with annual salary reviews

• 26 days holiday per year, rising to 31 days with loyalty days, plus bank holidays

• Hybrid working arrangements

• Fantastic training and development culture

• Access to mentoring support from industry experts

• Opportunity to play a key role in exciting and varied projects

• ICE Training Agreement

• Opportunity to be client facing and the chance to get involved with business development and marketing activities

• Fast-tracked career progression for the right candidates

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d be a great fit for our team to , or complete and submit the form below. All applications will be treated in confidence. Waterman is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.

About Waterman Group:

Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing private and public sector clients with sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets.

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