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Principal Bridge Assessment Engineer

Amey plc

Liverpool

Permanent

L38EG

Posted: 19/11/2022

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What is the purpose of this role?
To act as a Principal Civil Engineer in the assessment of rail structures to;
Deliver all the specified assessments tasks on time, within budget and to Network Rail, Highways Agency and other relevant standards.
Provide technical leadership
Aim to ensure compliance with Company and Network Rail management process and systems
Aim to ensure the highest standards of safety.
What will this role involve?
The core works cover rail structures assessments for underbridges, overbridges, footbridges, canopies, depots and undercrofts to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards. Aspects of your role could involve;
Preparation and check of technical assessment calculations
Preparation and check of technical assessment reports and drawings
Preparation for and undertaking of site work to carry out inspection for assessments and inspection/examination of assets – providing on-site technical leadership where required
Preparation and check of technical remits
Maintaining high technical standards, consistent with the project brief and in accordance with the requirements of the Amey Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations relevant standards and HSEQ documentation
Exercising independent engineering judgement and providing innovative solutions to engineering problems
Leading the supervision and mentoring of less experienced or junior staff in the production of technical drawings, reports and calculations and provision of feedback as appropriate
Engaging in client and third-party liaison and maintaining good working relationships
Developing and maintaining good working relationships with the Client and other relevant stakeholders
Supporting the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts
Assisting with project planning, programming, cost control and reporting on programme delivery, resources and budgets
Implementation of effective, value for money and innovative solutions
Keeping up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate applying best practice within the team environment
Undertaking contractual accountabilities as defined in the appropriate contractual documents or technical standards when assigned, e.g. NR/L2/INI/02009 Contractor’s Engineering Manager (CEM) or Contractor’s Responsible Engineer (CRE)
What are we looking for?
Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng through ICE, CIHT or IStructE)
Able to satisfy the requirements for registration/accreditation as a training manager for an appropriate professional institution, e.g. Supervising Civil Engineer (SCE) for the Institution of Civil Engineers
Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering analysis software packages, such as Superstress/Lusas/Sam Leap 5/ARCHIE-M or equivalent
Demonstrable strong technical knowledge and capability in Structures Assessments in accordance with Network Rail assessment standards and with all major structural materials
Familiarity and experience with DMRB structures and procedures
Design experience BS and EN standards
A technical leader
A proactive and collaborative team member, who can work closely with colleagues and fit seamlessly into a delivery team
Desire to develop existing skills and acquire new technical competence to enhance personal and team capabilities
Dedicated approach to meeting strict project deadlines
Enthusiasm and self-motivation to drive for continuous improvement
Client focused approach to service delivery
Experience of client relationship development and liaison
Previous Client Representative Engineer experience
Driving Licence – full, valid and clean
About CEFA
Amey undertake Structural Examinations, Structural Assessments, Operational Property Inspections, Earthworks Examinations, Technical Monitoring and provide Rapid Response services for Network Rail in several routes throughout the United Kingdom. Civil Examination Framework Agreement (CEFA) team includes over 200 Structures Examiners working on behalf of Network Rail to assess over 70,000 structures across the UK.
Amey has worked continuously with Network Rail delivering aspects of the CEFA contracts since 2009, taking responsibility for the asset management and examination of different assets during this time. Amey has always been committed to creating a sustainable future for the communities it operates in, through the design and delivery of services that are carbon positive, enhance biodiversity and use environmentally sustainable resources. Since 2009, on the CEFA contract, Amey has achieved a 58 per cent reduction in its normalised carbon footprint. This will be a continuing feature of the new contracts, and Amey will be collaborating with its stakeholders and supply chain to reduce lifecycle and value chain carbon.
Why Amey?
As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. Whether it’s working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you’ll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.
Our rewards make us feel valued here at Amey. If you’re happy, you’ll think better. It’s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that’s why we’ve worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;
* Competitive salary
* Exceptional development and progression plan
* Contributory Pension Scheme
* Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
* Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Gym Membership
* Retail Discounts.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Please contact our recruitment team to discuss any access needs and reasonable adjustments that may be required at any point during the recruitment process

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