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On the spot

Name: Martin Lynch

Age: 46

Qualifications: BSc, CEng, MICE

Employer: Highways Agency

Current job: Principal bridge engineer

Best thing about the job: I'm still involved in engineering but no longer bogged down in details

And the worst: Not enough hours in the day

Most interesting project: Avonmouth Bridge strengthening

Most frustrating: Avonmouth Bridge strengthening!

Most important lesson learnt as an engineer: If you've made a mistake tell someone about it as soon as possible

Anything else? I'm a frustrated classical guitarist

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