Senior Civil Engineer

Amey plc
Aust, Gloucestershire
Closing date
Oct 10, 2022

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
What is the purpose of the role?

The role holder is responsible for ensuring annual inspection programme and all inspection reporting is completed in accordance with all relevant technical standards within the relevant specialism / discipline, for the delivery of all the specified inspections and reports on time, within budget and to the quality required. Additionally the role is responsible for planning, managing and organising team inspection workload in addition, organise required resource from Maintenance Team with the Bridge Construction Managers to ensure availability of specific resource required to deliver programme e.g. gantry drivers / MEWP drivers etc; and responsible for liaising with the rope access manager to ensure rope access programme is planned and organised to support inspection work that requires rope access methods to complete.

What will the role involve?

* Implement the contractual inspection requirements to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards and programme

* Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence

* Be confident to work under minimum supervision and competent to check the work of others and supervise less experienced or junior staff

* Assist with competency appraisal processes subject to suitable level of supervision

* Assist the bridge manager in developing training programmes for junior members of staff

* Carry out site visits and surveys, inspections and supervise sub-contract inspectors

* Prepare and check feasibility studies, inspection, assessment and technical reports and other written documents in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with Amey procedures

* Comply with the requirements of the Amey Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations

* Prepare/check design / assessment approach, calculations, drawings and documents

* Take line management responsibility for the direction and supervision of junior bridge inspection team members to help ensure timely project delivery is achieved within budget and in accordance with the specification

* Engage in client and third party liaison

* Support the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts, when required

* Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment;

* Undertake the performance appraisals for all reporting staff and support learning and development opportunities including management of team training requirements

* Take part in the on-call rota to cover emergencies outside of normal working hours as required by operational circumstances

What are we looking for?

* Minimum HNC in Civil or Mechanical Engineering;

* Desirable Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng through ICE, CIHT or IStructE) or approaching CEng or IEng status having completed the necessary training requirements

* Completed or Working towards Bridge Inspection Certification Scheme (BICS)

* Certification Scheme for Personnel - Weld Inspector (CSWIP3.1 - Weld Inspector or 3.2 - Senior Weld Inspector)

* PCN Level 2 Dye Penetrant Testing

* PCN Level 2 Magnetic Particle Investigation

* CAA Drone Pilot

* IPAF 1A Static Boom desirable but not essential

* Full clean driving licence

* Working at height

* Outstanding attention to detail.

* Knowledge of applicable codes.

* Skill in the fabrication, joining and repair of a variety of metal objects, equipment, fixtures and structures.

About the contract

Specialist Bridges Inspection and Maintenance contract is a 15 year contract for National Highways to deliver inspection and maintenance works to the M48 Severn Bridge, M4 Prince of Wales Bridge and M5 Avonmouth Bridge in the South West of England

About Amey

We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 14,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

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.

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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