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AECOM Bridge Engineering- Various levels in Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Our teams are expanding, and we are particularly interested in talking with professional Bridge Engineers at Senior or Principal level. Your bridge experience will be a blend of the following: design, inspection, assessment, and refurbishment schemes.

Our teams 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

  • Civils Assessments Framework Agreement (CAFA) – a major 5-year framework to inspect and assess rail structures across all 8 Network Rail’s routes.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • National Highways Regional Delivery Partnership – Design of major highway improvement schemes including A38 Derby Junctions and the M54 to M6 Link Road

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

  • Client liaison

  • 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

Minimum Requirements

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 256517BR

Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cardiff, UK - Chelmsford, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Leeds, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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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