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On the spot

Name: Edmund Bradley

Age: 57

Qualifications: BSc, DMS, CEng, MICE.

Company: Highways Agency

Current job: Project sponsor for A303 Stonehenge

Best thing about the job: Job interest and satisfaction, goodwill and partnership with team and consultants.

Worst thing about the job: Ill informed criticism and intense lobbying on occasions.

Most useful lesson learnt as an engineer: Adaptability, ask the right questions, trust your judgement and have confidence in your team.

Advice to any young engineers just starting out: Listen, learn, lead and laugh. In addition, if you need to criticise some one, help build them up again afterwards.

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