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Senior Bridge Inspector


Aecom
Location: Croydon
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Bridge Inspector who wants to pursue a career in the inspection and maintenance of bridges and other transportation structures. This role will be based in our centrally located Croydon office as part of our busy and expanding Bridges and Structures team.

Our office is in the heart of Croydon has good transport links and accommodates a multi-disciplinary transport design centre. We are now looking to enhance and grow our diverse, dynamic and close knit team with individuals with a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.

The team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections, construction support and management services on a wide range of bridges and associate railway infrastructure schemes. The team is involved in local, national and international work with a variety of clients both from the public and private sector including design & build partnerships with contractors.

A list of some of the current projects which the Croydon Office is working on includes:

*

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 and LNW lines.

*

HS2 Phase 2b

*

City of London Bridges. We are responsible for the inspection and maintenance of the River Thames Bridges.

*

Thames Tideway Combined Sewer Outfalls – design of reinforced concrete chambers and culverts

*

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.

*

South Africa bridge design projects including Msikaba Bridge

As a Structures Inspection Engineer you will have the following daily responsibilities:

*

Monitors and documents conformance with quality, performance, safety and code requirements.

*

Activities may include setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and engineering installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining project documentation.

*

Coordinating and inspecting bridges, underground structures and retaining walls to national and international standards, principally on highways and railways bridges, culverts, subways etc.

*

Provide guidance on structures maintenance proposals.

*

Provide information for estimates for bridge repairs.

*

Carry out risk assessments for inspections and produce method statements.

*

Checking inspection reports including maintenance activity recommendations and other deliverables for Structures schemes.

Minimum Requirements

*

General understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines.

*

Experience in addition they shall have of experience of inspecting highway and railway structures.

*

Previous experience with structures inspection, with proven bridge inspection experience and identification of safety related defects.

*

A genuine interest in transportation structures and good communication skills.

*

Your technical background will allow you to contribute towards the maintenance of steel, reinforced concrete and pre-stressed concrete transportation structures.

*

A commitment to comply with Health and Safety at Work and meeting the needs of our Clients.

*

Familiar with the Highways Agency’s Guidance - Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB).

*

Experience of inspecting rail structures would also be advantageous but is not essential as training would be given in this area if necessary.

*

Familiar with inspection practices and Bridge Condition Indicator forms (including the Inspection Manual for Highway Structures) and be able to compile electronic inspection reports.

*

A good understanding of the basic mechanisms of structural deterioration and structure components.

*

The candidate shall be able to demonstrate suitable experience in the inspection of highways structures. They shall have a sound understanding of the mechanism of structural failure and deterioration. They shall be able to judge when urgent measures or interim controls are necessary.

*

Experience of the inspection of post tensioned structures or other complicated structures is also preferred but not essential

*

Working as a Structures Inspector, the candidate will ensure quality systems and health and safety systems are followed in the execution and reporting of all inspections.

Preferred Qualifications

*

National Bridge Inspector Competence scheme accreditation preferred, but candidates shall have a minimum of a relevant HNC qualification in civil engineering.

*

Knowledge of and be working towards accreditation for the Bridge Inspectors Scheme.

Benefits:

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 principal 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. 227796BR

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.
United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Bridge Inspector who wants to pursue a career in the inspection and maintenance of bridges and other transportation structures. This role will be based in our centrally located Croydon office as part of our busy and expanding Bridges and Structures team.

Our office is in the heart of Croydon has good transport links and accommodates a multi-disciplinary transport design centre. We are now looking to enhance and grow our diverse, dynamic and close knit team with individuals with a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.

The team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections, construction support and management services on a wide range of bridges and associate railway infrastructure schemes. The team is involved in local, national and international work with a variety of clients both from the public and private sector including design & build partnerships with contractors.

A list of some of the current projects which the Croydon Office is working on includes:

*

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 and LNW lines.

*

HS2 Phase 2b

*

City of London Bridges. We are responsible for the inspection and maintenance of the River Thames Bridges.

*

Thames Tideway Combined Sewer Outfalls – design of reinforced concrete chambers and culverts

*

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.

*

South Africa bridge design projects including Msikaba Bridge

As a Structures Inspection Engineer you will have the following daily responsibilities:

*

Monitors and documents conformance with quality, performance, safety and code requirements.

*

Activities may include setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and engineering installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining project documentation.

*

Coordinating and inspecting bridges, underground structures and retaining walls to national and international standards, principally on highways and railways bridges, culverts, subways etc.

*

Provide guidance on structures maintenance proposals.

*

Provide information for estimates for bridge repairs.

*

Carry out risk assessments for inspections and produce method statements.

*

Checking inspection reports including maintenance activity recommendations and other deliverables for Structures schemes.

Minimum Requirements

*

General understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines.

*

Experience in addition they shall have of experience of inspecting highway and railway structures.

*

Previous experience with structures inspection, with proven bridge inspection experience and identification of safety related defects.

*

A genuine interest in transportation structures and good communication skills.

*

Your technical background will allow you to contribute towards the maintenance of steel, reinforced concrete and pre-stressed concrete transportation structures.

*

A commitment to comply with Health and Safety at Work and meeting the needs of our Clients.

*

Familiar with the Highways Agency’s Guidance - Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB).

*

Experience of inspecting rail structures would also be advantageous but is not essential as training would be given in this area if necessary.

*

Familiar with inspection practices and Bridge Condition Indicator forms (including the Inspection Manual for Highway Structures) and be able to compile electronic inspection reports.

*

A good understanding of the basic mechanisms of structural deterioration and structure components.

*

The candidate shall be able to demonstrate suitable experience in the inspection of highways structures. They shall have a sound understanding of the mechanism of structural failure and deterioration. They shall be able to judge when urgent measures or interim controls are necessary.

*

Experience of the inspection of post tensioned structures or other complicated structures is also preferred but not essential

*

Working as a Structures Inspector, the candidate will ensure quality systems and health and safety systems are followed in the execution and reporting of all inspections.

Preferred Qualifications

*

National Bridge Inspector Competence scheme accreditation preferred, but candidates shall have a minimum of a relevant HNC qualification in civil engineering.

*

Knowledge of and be working towards accreditation for the Bridge Inspectors Scheme.

Benefits:

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 principal 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. 227796BR

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.
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