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Senior Bridge Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-001095
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Glasgow
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Connecting people and places, we work on the biggest transportation projects in the UK and beyond. We build smart motorways. We help people move around cities. And we drive the future of transport from driverless cars to personalised information. Join our rapidly growing transportation team and you’ll get to put ideas in place that will make our world a better place. And our integrated business structure will support you to advance your career and move across sectors within our award-winning teams.

Through recent project successes and significant future workload we have an opportunity for a Senior Engineer based in our Glasgow office to play a key role in our Transportation Structures team.

Atkins is seeking a candidate able to demonstrate a high level of technical capability to support the delivery of a wide variety of highway and rail related projects. Using your excellent people, technical and delivery skills, you’ll work on a variety of structural designs for new build, renewal, maintenance and assessment works. You’ll take on unique challenges and deliver bridges and other transportation structures schemes on time and to cost.


• Chartered Civil Engineer and corporate membership of the ICE or IStructE.
• Previous experience in delivery of major engineering design projects, preferably within the transportation sector.
• Thorough understanding of the relevant civil/structural standards (including Eurocodes) and regulations within the UK
• Capable of leading design and project teams, mentoring and supporting colleagues in technical engineering and design excellence, taking ownership of the work delivered by the team.
• Develop more junior staff by technical training and mentoring
• Experience of supporting the bidding process
• Ability to develop and agree scopes and manage the internal technical supply chain, including budgets, programme and quality, delivering within set time frame


• Lead, develop and review railway and highway engineering/bridge designs from the local team and from other offices within Atkins
• To be lead engineer in the delivery of civil engineering aspects within multi-disciplinary projects.
• Liaison with clients and capable of discussing technical solutions in the delivery of civil engineering to stakeholders including technical and non-technical clients – both in projects and at tender stage
• To mentor and develop other engineers in their technical capability and understanding.
• Ensure successful delivery of projects by leading and coordinating cross-discipline interfaces


Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.


• Please refer to our website for full details of our benefits package, which includes the opportunity to purchase up to 15 days additional annual leave per year on top of our standard 25 days paid annual leave.
• Flexible working options may be considered for this vacancy.


Atkins develops individuals through a tailored portfolio of training and development courses designed to help successful candidates make the best of their abilities and talents.

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