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AECOM Senior Engineer - Bridges in Bellville, South Africa

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.

Job Description

AECOM South Africa is looking for Senior Bridge Engineers to play lead role in the delivery of diverse local and international transportation projects.

Job Summary:

  • Design and planning of new bridges, culverts, and other road and rail structures in accordance with TMH7 and other relevant codes;

  • Rehabilitation and upgrading design of existing bridges and drainage structures;

  • Oversee the preparation of construction drawings;

  • Preparation of project specifications and contract documentation;

  • Inspection of bridges and culverts in accordance with TMH19;

  • Applying the AECOM Quality Management System (QMS) in all work;

  • Preparation of design reports and proposals.

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to plan and execute work independently;

  • Ability to meet deadlines;

  • Dedicated to deliver correct and accurate work;

  • Good communication skills.


  • Minimum ten years’ experience (including appropriate site experience);

  • Experience in the design of bridges and other civil structures;

  • Experience in the inspection of bridges and culverts;

  • Knowledge of international bridge design codes will be a benefit;

  • Proficiency in structural design software (Midas, Sofistik, RM Bridge) will be a benefit;

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit and CADS RC will be a benefit.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering;

  • Postgraduate studies in structural and/or bridge engineering will be a benefit;

  • Registered Professional Engineer;

  • Accreditation as a COTO Bridge Inspector will be a benefit.

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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10098449

Business Line: Building Engineering

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid