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Senior Bridge Engineer
Cork (Ireland)


JOB TITLE: Senior Bridge Engineer

REF NO: J4719

REPORT TO: Technical Director

LOCATION: Cork

JOB TYPE: Permanent

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RPS is seeking applications for the position of Senior Bridge Engineer. The position is based in our Cork Office but involves attendance throughout Ireland and the UK to assist with project delivery. The Senior Bridge Engineer shall be a member of our Transport & Bridges team which has an active and interesting current / upcoming project portfolio.

The ideal candidate will have:
• A minimum of 10 years relevant experience in the areas of bridge design and remediation;
• A Level 8 Honours Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering;
• Ideally a Level 9 Master’s Degree in Bridge Engineering or cognate discipline;
• Chartered Engineer status (CEng, MIStructE or equivalent).

The role involves inter alia:

• Leading / project managing all stages of projects involving the design, procurement and contract supervision of new bridge projects and bridge remediation projects;
• Working as part of multi-disciplinary design teams in the delivery of transportation infrastructure;
• Providing a high quality service to our Clients in the Public and Private Sectors;
• Managing design teams and mentoring young engineers;
• Business development and tender bid management for professional services contracts.

Key Skills/Attributes:

• A track record in the delivery of bridge projects;
• Detailed knowledge of the analysis and design of bridges in pre-stressed concrete and steel;
• Fully conversant with the Eurocodes and the Irish and UK Design Manuals for Roads and Bridges;
• Working knowledge of typical contract forms and in particular the GCCC suite of Public Works Contracts;
• Considerable experience in the preparation of contract documents for transportation infrastructure;
• Track record of leading design teams and working as part of both Employer-led and Contractor-led design teams;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


If you would like to join a company that focuses on creativity in design and solutions and is passionate about the service it provides, join RPS. We are a recognised leader in multidisciplinary engineering, environmental, project communications and project management consultancy. Internationally, we have over 5,000 people developing pioneering, revolutionary ideas on strategic, sustainable policies and projects. In Ireland, we employ 600 of the most talented, high-performing professionals in the industry.

Applications will be accepted via the following link only:
https://www.joinrps.com/showJob.aspx?j=4719&s=lp

(Registration needed) including the relevant Ref. Number J4719

Closing Date: 27th July 2018

We do not require the assistance of Agencies at this time

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of RPS’s business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time.


RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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