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Senior Bridge Engineer
Dublin (Ireland)

JOB TITLE: Senior Bridge Engineer
REF. NO: J4925
JOB TYPE: Permanent
REPORT TO: Director

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting a Senior Bridge Engineer to join our Bridges Team in Dublin.
The position will be based in our Dun Laoghaire Office. The successful candidate will be joining a recognised leader in the delivery of consultancy services in Ireland and the UK.

The Candidate’s Requirements

• Min. 7 years of proven experience in design and assessment of bridges to current design standards and regulations
• Track record of working with multi-disciplinary teams
• Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering (Level 8 or higher)
• Chartered Engineer or shortly approaching Chartership
• Knowledge and experience in using Eurocodes
• Excellent attention to detail
• Excellent analytical and numerical skills
• Strong interpersonal, social skills with the ability to manage other design personnel
• Clear, concise and user friendly writing skills
• Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and structural design and analysis software packages e.g. Lusas, Robot Structural Analysis, Masterseries
• A proactive approach with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios

Key Responsibilities

• Structural design of bridges on BIM projects
• Engagement with Clients and Design Teams for project delivery
• Provide leadership to the assigned civil/structural Design Teams
• Manage design output to meet specified quality and agreed timelines and costs
• Assist in procurement of new bridge projects
• Construction monitoring and reporting
• Structural inspections


• Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team with excellent people management skills
• Have a passion for the development of high quality bridge projects within programme and financial constraints
• Good knowledge of project management methodologies
• Good business acumen with financial perspective in the forefront
• Strong technical experience in delivery of infrastructure projects
• Good knowledge of industry best practice
• Proven track record with dealing with complex issues, proactively and in a timely fashion and ability to achieve results within the set timeframe
• Demonstrated leadership ability, proactive development, motivation and engagement of the team
• Capacity to self-motivate

At RPS, we are a recognised leader in multidisciplinary engineering, environmental, project communications and project management consultancy. We are 5,600 professional consultants and service providers with deep expertise in things that matter. We define, design and manage projects in the property, energy, transport, water and resources sectors across 125 countries. In Ireland, we employ 600 of the most talented, high-performing professionals in the industry.

If you would like to join a company that will challenge you to be creative in designing sustainable solutions and is passionate about the service it provides, join RPS.

In return, you will be offered a dynamic and stimulating career with an attractive reward package along with a great team environment. In addition, we deliver a comprehensive training and development programme for all professional levels.

Applications will be accepted via the following link only:

(Registration needed) including the relevant Ref. Number (J4925)

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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