Jacobs Bridge Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Bridge Engineer


JACOBS is one of the worlds largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services.We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

We are looking for talented people to join us across the UK and Ireland to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting our clients (90% of our business is repeat business).In return we have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop your career.

Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the UK consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with clients that include the Highways Agency, National Contractors and Local Authorities.Our current portfolio of projects includes the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement, M25 J30 Improvement, M1 Junction 19 Upgrading, A160/A180 Improvement at Immingham, M6 J16-19 Managed Motorway, M6 to Heysham Link and numerous term contracts with local authorities.And our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace.So would you like to be a member of our infrastructure centre of excellence based in Birmingham?

We need a competent Bridge Engineer to join our established infrastructure team based in Birmingham will become a member of an expanding team of bridge engineers, taking an important role in delivering bridge design services throughout all stages of project development and in all areas of structures design.

The role will provide you with every opportunity to complete your training towards membership of a professional institution, including the support of experienced mentors. In addition we will support continued training through our unique PRISM programme and affiliation withILXfor Project Management training.


As a Bridge Engineer you will be working on a variety of project types, sizes and complexities.Responsibilities will include:

Preparation of bridge and highway-related structural designs at concept, feasibility and detailed stagesPreparation of outline drawings and detailed sketches of engineering solutionsProviding technical direction to other junior engineers and/or techniciansPreparation of contract documents, reports, calculations and drawings associated with the projectsLiaison with Contractors, including Contractor Clients, clients Term Maintenance or Minor Works contractorsCarrying out Principal, General & Special Inspections (including occasional night inspections)Preparation of Inspection reportsInterfacing with other Jacobs engineering disciplines such as geotechnical, highways and environmental engineersApplying Jacobs Health and Safety, Quality, Environmental, Programming and Financial processes relating to the projects, in line with Management Procedures


Essential Criteria:

Degree in Civil EngineeringGraduate Member of Institution of Civil or Structural Engineers with evidence of progression towards Chartered Engineer statusExperience of current bridge design/assessment standards and best practiceConversant with current codes and standards, including Eurocodes and DMRBExperience of undertaking structural analysis, design and assessment in various material types, e.g. rc, timber, steel, brickwork/masonryExperience of design and assessment using software packages including MEXE, ARCHIE and SuperSTRESSBroad understanding of related engineering disciplines, e.g. geotechnical and highwaysExperience in CDM and Health and Safety matters, relating to working on highways and bridgesSelf-motivated and able to work with limited supervisionExcellent written, verbal and listening skillsGood IT skills

Desirable Criteria:

Experience of ECI or Design and Build projectsExperience of bridge inspectionsProficient with use of AutoCADTraining or qualifications related to confined space access, railway access, working at height and/or over water


We offer a competitive package which includes a Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and the opportunity to participate in our Flexible Benefits programme which offers up to 29 days holiday per annum and a range of additional benefits.

Successful candidates will be asked tocomplete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and willbe required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work;Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable tomeet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed orrejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Birmingham

Req ID: BIA0000G5