Technical Lead - Bridges

Technical Lead - Bridges

WSP in India | Bengaluru, KA, IN

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Role Summary

The technical Lead is expected to actively engage in sharing knowledge and building technical capability. They will be proactive in overseeing the deployment of our capability to successfully deliver our projects, enhance our reputation and drive technical quality.



Responsibilities that fall under the Technical Lead role are:

·        Overview of technical capability and skills within the team

·        Oversee deployment of technical capability within the team (the right technical skills on the

right projects)

·        Operate a framework for assurance of technical performance and quality within the team

(quality of deliverables)

·        Overview of technical input for complex projects

·        Initiating reviews to mitigate and control technical project risk

·        Coordination of technical software needs within the team

·        Active participation and promotion of technical knowledge sharing and dissemination

·        Succession planning for technical capability and leadership

·        Promote training and professional development

·        Input to technical training programmes

·        Support the development and delivery of the Technical Leadership Team strategy,

programmes and projects

·        Liaison with Head of Discipline, Technical Sector Representatives and other Technical Leads

·        Liaison with the bridges Technical Working Group


The following behaviours are expected from Technical Lead to meet the objectives of technical leadership and support our values:


·        Inspires and motivates staff towards technical progression and excellence

·        Builds an inclusive staff culture

·        Grows and retains technical talent

·        Drives and improves levels of professional qualification and membership with relevant bodies

·        Creates and supports innovation

·        Provides clarity and direction for staff on technical issues.

·        Promotes collaboration across the wider WSP business



·        Proactively influences Health and Safety (design for safety)

·        Achieves delivery excellence

·        Builds, implements and maintains business processes and systems to support technical


·        Proactively manages technical risk


Qualifications and Mandatory Skills

·        The following qualifications are desirable however candidates will be assessed on the basis of

experience and behavioural attributes:

·        Educated to degree level or higher

·        Professional Chartership with the relevant body or equivalents like IStructE or ICE

·        Proven working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual

of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW) in relation to structural schemes

·        Experience of Grillage, Space Frame and FEM analysis software packages like LUSAS, MIDAS


·        Effective communication, client handling and interpersonal skills are essential

·        Experience in design or assessment of steel reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures

as per Euro and BS codes.




·        Chartered Engineering with the relevant body or equivalents like IStructE or ICE

·        M. Tech/M.E/B. Tech/B.E. (Civil/Structural) 

·        15 years of experience