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AECOM Bridges & Structures Associate Engineer in Madrid, Spain

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

About Enterprise Capabilities

Enterprise Capabilities is a service-led organization within AECOM enabling access to a global talent pool. With offices in India, China, Spain, Poland, Romania, the Philippines, and South Africa, our teams of technical professionals provide around the clock project support helping AECOM teams around the world to deliver faster, smarter and better. EC supports AECOM’s ability to work as one global team by standardizing design processes, deploying collaboration technologies, and utilizing a connected network of technical expertise. By joining EC, you have the unique opportunity to work on AECOM’s monumental projects located around the world, contributing to our mission of delivering a better world.

Job Description

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

We are currently recruiting an Associate Engineer with vast experience in bridge design , to join our busy and expanding experienced team. The team provides assessment, concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of Projects, either as standalone bridge commissions or as part of multidisciplinary major projects. Our internal clients work for private and public sector and include long term Framework Agreements with numerous Local Authorities together with Design and Build commissions for many major Contractors. Our group has an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering design for many years, throughout USA, Australia, Canada or Middle East. You may have the opportunity to work on some of the most iconic Transportation projects, being part of a diverse and multicultural team for the Europe Global Delivery Center (Poland/Spain).

The responsibilities of this role include

  • Perform the role of Discipline Lead (Bridges and Structures) on large-size projects supported by EC. The Discipline Lead is in charge of the team assigned to the project and is responsible of the project delivery.

  • Makes day-to-day decisions for a technical team, integrating resources from different EC offices (Spain, Poland, India…)

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts and conducts complex value engineering evaluations, determining alternative designs, materials, construction techniques

  • Categorizes packages of work to be done by EC, elaborates project execution plans and in combination with internal clients defines the delivery strategy, including composition of design teams

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others. Approves and signs off on work

  • Accountable for the results of the team and adherence to agreed budget for a specific package of work

  • Delivers effective communication inclusive of internal clients and team members to clarify expectations and requirements

  • Trains, mentors and evaluates less experienced staff (within the Europe GDC or other GDC).


Minimum Requirements

  • Proven track record of working on bridges and/or structures designs and collaborating with international and multi-cultural teams (+18 years)

  • Experience with international regulations and standards (i.e AASTHO; AREMA, Aus-Codes; BS, etc.)

  • Proficiency in engineering calculation software for bridge and structures (preferable Midas Civil, but others as CSiBridge are well considered)

  • Proven strong experience in, performing technical review of complex projects

  • Proven commitment with Quality Control Policy and Quality Management System

  • Team management experience and client management experience.

  • Experience working in the North America region / Australia will be considered favorably

  • Fluent in English (oral and written)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University

  • US and/or Australia Professional Engineer license will be considered favourably

Additional Information



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10100634

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid