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AECOM Principal Bridge Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

If you feel your current role lacks real personal development, then we have a career opportunity as a Principal Bridge Engineer. You will have the experience in bridge design, inspection, assessment, and refurbishment/strengthening schemes, to join our busy and expanding experienced Manchester Bridges team. The team provides assessment, concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of schemes, either as standalone bridge commissions or as part of multidisciplinary major projects. Our clients are from the private and public sector and include long term Framework Agreements such as AGMA and with Transport for Greater Manchester Framework (TfGM Framework) with numerous Local Authorities together with Design and Build commissions for many major Contractors.

Our Manchester office has an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for over many years, in the UK and overseas.

Some of our recent projects include:

  • A38 Junctions

  • A34 Underpass

  • M60 Crossing

  • Lifting Bridge over river Weaver in West Cheshire

  • Stockport MBC & Bolton CC- AGMA projects

  • TfGM related projects

  • CAFA (NR) projects

  • OPSAP Projects

As a Principal Bridge Engineer, you will have the following daily responsibilities:

  • Undertake and project manage various engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design. This may cover rail and/or road bridges and associated structures including footbridges

  • 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 for road and/or rail structures

  • Hands-on assessment of road and/or rail structures

  • Client focus and liaison

  • Production of tenders including quality documentation and costings

  • Project Management including programme and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management and delivery to time and budget

Minimum Requirements

  • You will have proven experience in the design of transportation structures and inspection and assessment

  • You will also have demonstrable experience in the technical and commercial management of small to medium-sized teams

  • Have a genuine interest in transportation structures and have good technical skills and communication skills

  • Your technical background will allow you to contribute towards the maintenance of steel, reinforced concrete, and pre-stressed concrete transportation structures. Your background should also include experience in leading or mentoring small to medium-sized teams

  • 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)

  • Knowledge of CDM regulations and Safety In Design

  • A current driving license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered Engineer with ICE and IstructE

  • You will have a good degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

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.

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. 244296BR

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.