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Senior Technician - Bridges - London - 6 Month Contract (2368) in London at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 2/3/2018

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Do you have a particular vision for your bridge? Our experts design and supervise the construction of all types, from smaller, architectural footbridges like the Ponte Della Musica in Rome, to major bridge crossings such as the River Wear Crossing.

Working closely with our infrastructure design teams, we have designed and supervised the construction of dozens of bridges, underpasses, cut and cover tunnel and culverts in many countries over the past decade. We provide input into the design of roads and railways, into the viability of major infrastructure projects and their environmental impact.

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BuroHappold Cities brings together the expertise of world class engineers, economists and consultants to examine cities from a variety of angles, giving our clients a unique picture of the challenges to tackle and the assets and opportunities their city can capitalise on. Working on a diverse range of fascinating projects that cover urban development, infrastructure planning and design, resource management, and programme delivery, our Cities business unit is at the forefront of innovation in the urban environment.

We are looking for a skilled Senior Technician to join our Bridges team in the London office 

Day-to-day tasks would include:

  •           Drawing production on Steel Bridge Designs
  •           Quality checking / review of drawings
  •           Working closely with engineers to achieve project deadlines

 You will have:

  • Significant relevant industry experience as a civil engineering technician, with recent experience of working on bridges and 3D modelling / BIM.
  • Able to develop concept ideas into drawing details.
  • Ability to prepare general arrangement and outline drawings based on limited site information.
  • Competent in setting out bridge for construction.
  • Competent in drawing steel bolted splice details amongst other specific bridge details.
  • Good communication skills, experience in dealing with other employees working as a member in project teams and delivering to external clients.
  • Confident, proactive character, ability to take the lead in challenging situations with the confidence to question engineers regarding coordination of details.
  • Good computer and IT skills; use of Microsoft Office software essential.
  • Experience of working on a one to one basis and in team working situations.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and software plus attendance of upgrade training according to industry requirements.
  • Able to produce quality diagrams and illustrations for publication of design competitions, aid to conferences and award entries.
  • Be a competent user of AutoCAD – 2D essential up to release 2011

For more information on our Bridges team please visit our website:

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.