Assistant Engineer (Major Bridges) – Scotland Transerv

Assistant Engineer (Major Bridges)

Posted 3 months ago

Reports to:

Major Bridges Manager

Job Role:

  • To successfully assist and deliver detailed design and contract preparation of maintenance schemes on Major Bridges.
  • To project manage maintenance schemes to ensure delivery of annual works programmes on time and within budget.
  • To assist in inspection of Major Bridges when required.
  • To undertake site supervision of site operations when required.  


Polmadie, Glasgow and/or Erskine Bridge


  • Compliance with Scotland TranServ’s policy of “Zero Harm”
  • Compliance with Scotland TranServ’s policies and procedures
  • Implementation of the principles of CDM 2015 into design and construction
  • Inspection, assessment and design of bridges and highway structures
  • Assure all necessary licences, approvals and permissions are in place to permit construction to proceed
  • Preparation of specifications, Bills of Quantity and contract documents
  • Delivery of personal and team programmes to time and budget
  • Site supervision duties, as may be required
  • Topographic surveys, as may be required
  • On-call duties including unsociable working hours
  • Communication and interaction with the Client, as may be authorised
  • Coordination and cooperation with the other functions and departments of Scotland TranServ
  • Lead and direct junior members of the team including graduates and technicians, as may be required
  • Other duties as may be required

The Following Personal Qualities/ Experience are Essential:

  • Recognised degree in Civil or Structural engineering with preference given to MEng
  • The candidate should be able to produce evidence that they are working towards a professional qualification (i.e Evidence that attributes have already been achieved and signed off)
  • Minimum 3 years relevant and related post-graduation experience in the inspection, assessment and design of bridges and highway structures
  • Experience in the production of technical reports
  • Exposure to the production of contract documents for civil engineering schemes
  • Working knowledge of DMRB, MCHW, Eurocodes and British Standards
  • Working knowledge of your role as Designer under CDM 2015
  • Clear communication skills in both oral and written form
  • Self-motivated to work within a team and to deliver quality with speed in economic designs
  • Possession of clean full driving licence

The Following Personal Qualities/ Experience are Essential:

  • Experience of bridge related site operations and procedures
  • Use of AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of computer design and analysis
  • Knowledge of the different uses of construction materials
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

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