Bridges Team Lead

Position: Bridges Team Lead

Location: Glasgow, UK

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum

About The Company:

A medium-sized engineering consultancy with 60+ staff based in Glasgow, specialising in delivering outstanding infrastructure projects across the United Kingdom.



As the Bridges Team Lead, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing the successful delivery of bridge projects throughout the UK. This position requires a Chartered Engineer with a strong background in bridge engineering, an excellent understanding of Network Rail (NR) Common Framework, and Network Rail Contractor Responsible Engineer (CRE) duties.


Key Responsibilities:


Project Leadership:

Take charge of bridge projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to the client's specifications.

Technical Expertise:

Utilise your extensive experience to provide technical leadership in all aspects of bridge engineering, including design, inspection, maintenance, and asset management.

CRE Duties:

Serve as the Network Rail Contractor Responsible Engineer (CRE), providing expert guidance and ensuring compliance with NR standards and procedures.

Team Management:

Lead and motivate a team of bridge engineers and professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.

Client Relations:

Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and ensuring project delivery aligns with their expectations.

Quality Assurance:

Implement and maintain strict quality control and assurance measures to ensure the highest standards of project delivery.

Health & Safety:

Champion safety on project sites, ensuring all activities comply with health and safety regulations.

Cost Management:

Effectively manage project budgets, tracking expenses, and optimizing resource allocation.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Chartered Engineer status (CEng) and membership with a recognised engineering institution.
  • Proven track record of delivering successful bridge projects in the UK.
  • Strong knowledge of Network Rail standards and procedures.
  • Previous experience as a CRE for bridge projects is highly desirable.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and client relationship management abilities. An in-depth understanding of health and safety regulations.



  • Competitive salary range of £60,000 - £70,000 per annum.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.