8 months ago
Highways & Transport
United Kingdom - Bedfordshire, Bedford or Chelmsford
Our Chelmsford and Bedford teams are expanding, and we are particularly interested in talking with professional Bridge Engineers at Senior or Principal level. Your bridge experience will include bridge design, inspection, assessment, and refurbishment schemes ( working from home is an option we will offer during the COVID pandemic ).
Our teams in Bedford and Chelmsford, have an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for more than 30 years throughout the UK as well as supporting other disciplines with our specialist input. These teams have the capability in design and assessment of bridges and other transportation structures for highway and rail schemes and we work closely with other disciplines from the Geotechnical, Environment, Transport Planning and Development Sectors. We are now looking to enhance and grow this team with individuals with a sound technical background and who share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.
A selection of our current and recent projects includes –
Structures designs for Highways England schemes including A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Improvements, A46 Coventry Junctions and Area 6 and 8 OD Capital East Maintenance Works
Design and Assessment work on Huntingdon Railway Viaduct - a major structure carrying the existing A14 over the East Coast Mainline Railway, as part of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvements Scheme
CAFA rail bridge inspection and assessment of structures on the LNE lines
Midlands Highways Alliance – Network Improvements and Bridge Maintenance schemes for Milton Keynes, Bucks CC and Oxford CC
LoHAC North-West. - London Highways Alliance Contract is a long-term commission under which AECOM together with FM Conway is responsible for maintaining all Transport for London (TfL) highway structures in the North-West area of London
CAFA rail bridge inspection and assessment. Long-term commission with bridge sites located on the Anglia, LNE and LNW routes
London Local Boroughs – working for many Boroughs including LB Bromley, LB Southwark, LB Ealing, LB Kingston. We are responsible for the inspection and maintenance of highway structures.
In senior roles you will be involved in a wide array of responsibilities and challenges:
Undertake and project manage rail and/or road bridge and associated structures engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design
Take responsibility for the contribution of Graduate Engineers and Technicians as appropriate
Responsible for production through to client sign off of Technical Approval documentation
Hands-on technical design on-road and/or rail structures
Hands-on assessment of road and/or rail structures
Structural inspections and reporting
Excellent technical and communication skills both verbal and written
Production of tenders including quality documentation and costings
Project Management including programme and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management and delivery
Mentoring graduate engineers in their progress to Chartership
Depending on your experience your responsibilities will broadly fall into these areas:
Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Bridge, Civil or Structural Engineering
Significant experience with bridge and related structural inspection assessment and design schemes
Proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget
Experience in road and/or rail projects
Experience in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
High-level technical skills in current inspection, assessment and design and be able to lead teams of graduate and senior engineers in such projects
Experience of Eurocodes, British Standards and assessment codes
Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit
Working knowledge of structural analysis software - Lusas or SBD preferred
Previous exposure with clients of both national and local authorities, together with major contractors
Ability to manage staff and project Health and Safety responsibilities including compliance with CDM legislation
You will have a current clean driving license and be willing to travel throughout the UK to visit sites
Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership with ICE or IStructE. for Principal roles we would ideally like you to be chartered
Ideally educated to MSc level or equivalent
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW
* way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
"Freedom to Grow" is the name we’ve given to our new way of working at AECOM. It’s not defined by a policy or contract – quite the opposite. It’s the permission, or empowerment, for people to find the working style that suits them best, balancing that with other commitments in their life, so that they can thrive and bring their best self to work. The guiding principle is: if it works for you, your team and your client then it works for AECOM.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Bridges
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 242706BR
Additional Locations UK - Chelmsford
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.