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Lead Engineer (Bridges / Structures)

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Tristan Walker
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +441483467294
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 05 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035841
NRL are currently recruiting for a Lead / Senior Engineer with Bridges/Structural experience to work with an engineering consultancy in Birmingham on an initial 3 month contract. This is to support client-side with the High Speed 2 project.

About the role:
  • To support the Chief Engineer in leading on a range of Civil Engineering Technical Standards (TS), Specification for Civil Engineering Works (SCEW) updates. This will require updating circa 80No. HS2 Specification for Civil Engineering Works and associated Notes for Guidance documents to conform with the updated MCHW specifications. A limited number of technical standards (TS), Specification for Civil Engineering Works (SCEW) and guidance notes also require an update to reflect changes in the revised DMRB documents, changes in industry good practice and to incorporate MWCC and EWC Contractor RFI/TQ and collaborative solution development and lessons learnt on HS2 to date.
  • To Support at a subject matter expert level to attend progressive assurance meetings, Inter-disciplinary Design Reviews, etc.
  • The engineer will also be required to review Contractor design documentation in accordance with the Technical Assurance Plan. This will require a prioritized approach to attending key progressive assurance meetings, Inter-disciplinary Design Reviews, etc. Similarly, a prioritised approach to reviewing Contractor design documentation will be required.
What you will need:
  • Experience at Senior/Lead level
  • Chartered Engineer status with detailed current knowledge of national, European and international standards
  • TSIs / guidance and specialist design and construction experience
  • Good understanding of emerging technologies and practices in the heavy civil engineering industry.
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Opportunity to work on one of the biggest UK infrastructure projects