Senior Engineer, Bridges team

Ramboll are looking for a Senior Bridge Engineer to join their team in Chester. This is an outstanding opportunity to progress your career that will offer you challenging and varied work on large projects throughout the company, along with a highly competitive remuneration package.

Reporting to an Associate or Technical Director you will utilise your previous experience, skills and knowledge to participate on a variety of bridge, gantry and civil structures projects spread across the whole asset lifecycle from conceptual and detailed design through to assessment and strengthening.

Ramboll’s ownership structure (we are wholly owned by the charitable Ramboll Foundation) gives us the stability to take the long view, freed from the imperatives of shareholders and the stock market. This long term view is central to how we operate and how we go about creating lasting relationships with our clients. As a result, Ramboll is associated with some of the world's most respected, fully integrated infrastructure and transportation projects. From iconic projects such as Ferrari World, Tate Modern and the Queensferry Crossing, to ongoing ground breaking projects like HS2 and The Northern Hub, we design a variety of landmark bridges, highways and buildings in urban and rural, commercial, industrial, marine, aviation, educational and residential contexts. From feasibility studies, assessments and research, through planning and negotiations, to construction and operations, Ramboll provides unparalleled experience in this sector.


  • Perform complex analysis using computer modelling: creating, reviewing and interpreting technical material
  • Undertake project research including surveys and inspections
  • Contribute to the development of innovative solutions and more efficient ways of working
  • Promote the Ramboll brand and undertake business development
  • Apply and promote policies relating to health and safety, quality, and the development of others
  • Take a Project Manager role for single discipline projects and represent Ramboll at external client meetings
  • Manage project costs, resources and programmes
  • Plan, undertake, coordinate, and supervise technical work on bids and projects
  • Mentor and develop others to achieve professional qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the design/assessment of bridges and other highway and/or rail structures
  • Sound knowledge of DMRB and/or Network Rail Standards
  • Sound knowledge of Eurocodes
  • Ability to organise and conduct several activities simultaneously
  • Understanding of relevant occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Ability to clearly communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature
  • Experience of project management
  • Sound knowledge of structural steelwork and concrete design/detailing
  • Capable of working independently and leading design activities
  • Technical review and critique
  • Good degree in Civil engineering (or equivalent) ideally with Civil Engineering MEng
  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer, or will have gained sufficient experience to obtain full membership of an appropriate professional institution
  • Capability in leading design teams and business promotion
  • Experience from a multi-disciplinary environment, working on complex infrastructure projects including D&B/ECI contracts or early stage design to support statutory processes
  • Evidence of leadership of technical design teams on complex Civil Structure projects

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holidays, private medical insurance, life assurance and group income protection. In addition, we offer a comprehensive flexible benefits package including childcare vouchers, gym membership, dental insurance, cycle to work scheme, travel insurance, discounts in a vast range of restaurants and shops and many more!
  • Excellent career growth and development opportunities
  • Be part of a dynamic, expanding team within the UK
  • A vibrant and inspiring culture, based on innovation and flexibility

As well as your C.V, please include a cover letter and provide the following information

  • Why you think you would be a good fit for the role
  • Your notice period in your current position (or if immediately available)

Please note that unfortunately we are not able to process incomplete applications.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK.

Ramboll is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline 2018-11-22
Workplace Chester

Ramboll Group A/S

Ramboll Group A/S
Hannemanns Allé 53
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Tel: +45 5161 1000
Fax +45 5161 1001


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