Bridge Engineer

Otley Permanent £35,000 - £42,000 per year
  • Work on a broad variety of engineering projects and be hands on.
  • Providing specialist and technically demanding input

About Our Client

Roughan & O'Donovan is a Director-owned, multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy business that has been in operation for over 40 years.

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Job Description

As a design engineer, you will be providing specialist and technically demanding input to bridge and multidisciplinary civil engineering projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with both existing and new bridges and civil structures across a range of materials and forms, superstructure, substructure and articulation elements
  • Inputting at early project stages to scopes, specifications and interpretations of surveys, inspection and investigative works, optioneering, scheme design
  • Detailed design: modelling, calculations, drawing production
  • Document contributions, including authoring technical reports, such as AIPs, specifications and contract documents
  • Assisting in the review of others' work: cat 3 checking as a client representative and designer's site representative
  • Supporting graduate engineers as they progress towards chartership. Our training scheme is approved by the ICE

Our very strong order book for 2022 and beyond features a broad range of bridgeworks and offers you much scope for career advancement.

The Successful Applicant


  • Minimum three years' professional experience as a bridge engineer
  • Chartership status with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) or equivalent/have made significant demonstrable progress towards chartership
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and other standards
  • Fluent/highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Motivated individual with a strong work ethic


  • Ability to undertake structural analysis modelling, such as grillages and finite element
  • Confidence to undertake detailed design calculations independently
  • A willingness and aptitude for understanding and contributing to colleagues' work in areas beyond transportation infrastructure projects

What's on Offer

* Short term sickness pay
* Free employee parking
* Time in lieu
* 32 days Leave per year which includes public Holidays and Annual Leave
* Company contribution to pension

Physical Wellbeing

* Tea/coffee area and facilities free of charge
* Flu Vaccinations
* VDU Tests
* Ergonomic workstation assessments
* Medical Screening
* Wellness presentations
* Cycle scheme
* Smart Go travel scheme
* Step challenge
* Green Travel Week
* Weekly fruit delivery for employees

Emotional Wellbeing

* Employee assistance programme
* Flexible working arrangements
* Subsidised Social Committee
* Employee Volunteering for Charity schemes
* Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives

Employee Career Development

* Individually Assigned Mentor for each employee
* Aim of 5 Continuous Personal Development days per year per employee
* Monthly Lunch and learn sessions
* Company payment for Chartered Engineer memberships
* Further Education assistance
* Study Leave
* Exam Leave

Dominic Taylor
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0374

Job summary

Job function
Consulting Engineer
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Dominic Taylor
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0374
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