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Bridge Inspector

Salary £25,000 - £45,000 DOE
Location Crewe
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Up and Under Ltd, a member of the RSK Group, are an engineering consultancy, undertaking inspections and surveys of various bridges, buildings and other structures within the transportation, utilities and built sectors.

We now have opportunities for Bridge Inspectors / Senior Bridge Inspectors within our team managed from our head office in Crewe, Cheshire.

Our works are spread throughout the UK which allows the successful candidate to utilise hybrid working from home, or from one of our many alternative RSK offices throughout the country.

Work entails

  • inspection of a variety of structures including those of nationally strategic importance
  • leading inspection teams
  • preparation of reports / drawings / schedules of defects
  • undertaking complex one-off projects

All the work we complete adheres to our comprehensive quality, health and safety systems, we are ISO compliant.

The role will involve hybrid working and site-based projects with the balance dependent on the commercial requirements of the business.

Where possible we aim to assign work local to an inspector’s base. However, there may be a requirement to work away from home with travel throughout the UK, therefore a full UK driving licence is required. Night and weekend work will be required on occasion, where additional overtime rates will apply.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of bridge inspection or maintenance (highways or rail. We may consider candidates with other structural inspection experience if it is relevant)
  • Sound technical understanding of construction materials and forms
  • Good basic office IT skills including word / excel /databases / CAD / web research / email / file management
  • Well organised, focused and able to work with and motivate others
  • Interested in the fundamentals of engineering and able to communicate that to others
  • Proven high quality report writing skills
  • Knowledge / experience of investigation methods of common construction materials
  • A full UK driving licence

Preferable Qualifications

  • HND/Degree in relevant construction discipline
  • NVQ in relevant construction discipline
  • EngTech, IEng or CEng
  • any combination of the above

The successful candidate will be working towards qualification or have successfully qualified in, the Bridge Inspector Certification Scheme (BICS). Additional information can be found here Support and guidance will be given to those working towards the scheme by in house staff and assessors.

Other information

  • Candidates are required to have a reasonable level of fitness as the work can involve walking over rough terrain, up and down steps and steep embankments, the use of ladders and scaffold and potentially adverse weather conditions.
  • Successful candidates will undertake drug and alcohol screening prior to and during employment. This is strictly enforced by ourselves and our clients.

Whether it’s inspecting high-rise tower blocks, repairing rail infrastructure or conducting bridge maintenance, we can reach it! We specialise in at-height and difficult-to-access structural inspections, repairs, and maintenance. From major UK national landmarks, including the Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank and highway bridges over the River Thames, to minor roads, culverts, masts, and towers, we apply our specialist (rope, confined, and pontoon) access techniques to carry out work safely, efficiently and professionally.

When you work for Up and Under, you join a dynamic team and have the opportunity to work on exciting projects across the UK and internationally.

Up and Under is part of the RSK group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. Founded in 1989, RSK has evolved into a market-leading organisation. It is headquartered in the UK and has an established presence across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The group is growing fast thanks to its diverse operations, entrepreneurial spirit, and open management style. When you join RSK, you are connecting to a growing community of experts and specialists who regularly collaborate to deliver projects and support each other across business units.

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