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Senior Engineer (Structures)

East of England
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Engineering & Technical
06 Dec 2021
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About The Role

We are looking for a Senior Structures Engineer to join our team on our Cambridgeshire Highways contract. 

Working as a Senior Structures Engineer you’ll support the bridge design team in Huntingdon. This professional services based role will encompass refurbishment, strengthening and new build of a variety of different types of highway structures but will also work as part of a larger projects team covering planning, design, construction and project management.

You’ll find plenty of variety, opportunities for personal development and a constant stream of new challenges; all in a supportive and inclusive environment.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Preparing concept designs and feasibility/options reports
  • Undertaking, overseeing and reviewing the design and assessment of bridges and related highway structures including drawings and analysis models
  • Preparing technical reports and technical approval documentation
  • Working collaboratively with customers to understand and develop project objectives
  • Engaging with the wider project team including ECI with internal construction teams and and/or external contractors
  • Providing technical training, mentoring and line management to other team members

You'll have:

  • Civil Engineering or related degree to Bachelors or Masters level
  • Incorporated or Chartered Civil Engineer (desirable)
  • Demonstrable experience in the practical and pragmatic design of bridges, particularly within the Local Authority environment.
  • Proficiency in the use of structural analysis software such as LUSAS and Superstress
  • Extensive knowledge of Highways Agency standards and other design standards, such as Eurocodes
  • The ability to work effectively as both team member and people manager and the ability to work and communicate effectively within multidiscipline teams

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at ps@mgroupservices.com or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

We also welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need.  Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview, whether this is part-time working, home working, or any other alternative. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.


About The Company

Milestone Infrastructure sits within M Group Services Transport Division, positioned to support transport clients across the UK, supporting the safe movement of people via rail, aviation and highways.


As a business, people are at the heart of everything we do, whether they are our people, our clients, or the communities they serve. We are committed to behaving with integrity and in a sustainable manner, being mindful to the needs of our communities and the environment.

Our people are our greatest strength and ensuring their health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority. We invest in our workforce, engaging and empowering them, helping them to grow and develop with opportunities to train and learn.

At Milestone Infrastructure we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.