AECOM Senior Assessment Bridge Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Assessment Bridge Engineer

United Kingdom - West Midlands

Birmingham

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Assessment and Asset Management Bridge Engineer in our centrally located Birmingham office.

Our Birmingham office has an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for more than 30 years across the Midlands but also across the UK and internationally. Our office, located at the heart of Birmingham City Centre, has multi-disciplinary transportation capability of design, assessment, rehabilitation and strengthening in rail and highway schemes and works closely with other disciplines from the Geotechnical, Environment, Transport Planning and Development Sectors.

A selection of our current and recent projects includes –

SWTRA (South Wales Trunk Road Agent) – AECOM have been appointed as a delivery partner to SWTRA with a responsibility of providing engineering technical solutions to motorways, trunk roads and associated assets throughout the Central South Wales region. Specific tasks include structural assessments, bridge management plans, general, principal and specialist inspections, parapet upgrades, concrete repairs, emergency repairs and general renewal and asset management.

Network Rail CAFA (Civil Assessment Framework Agreement) – AECOM have been appointed to this nationwide framework across numerous routes, including LNW, LNE, Scotland, Kent and Anglia to undertake inspections for assessment and subsequently detailed structural analysis of bridges and structures using various analysis techniques, including non-linear finite elements. Our portfolio covers bridges across the UK, various material types such as concrete, wrought and cast iron and structural ages from 1852 until today.

MHA (Midlands Highway Alliance) - AECOM have been delivering MHA, a £30-million Professional Services Partnership (PSP) for the last 3.5 years, the contract offers multidisciplinary professional design services across over 20 different Local Authorities. Work includes inspection, assessment and design for a range of bridges and structures.

LoHAC (London Highway Alliance Contract) - AECOM were appointed by Transport for London (TfL) as Contractor-Consultant Maintaining Agent responsible for maintenance of all of the TfL Road Network in North West London through a joint venture with FM Conway. AECOM have been delivering many schemes, ranging from subway refurbishments, footbridge repairs and reconstruction, expansion joint & bearing replacements, parapet upgrades, deck re-waterproofing as well as complete bridge refurbishment schemes and full replacement of a multi-span flyover deck.

Other projects executed by our wider Birmingham Bridges & Structures team include but are not limited to the following:

  • HS2 Phase 2B;

  • AMCO – CP5 design & build rail schemes in LNW;

  • Heathrow/Gatwick/Birmingham airports asset management;

  • Arlington Memorial Bridge rehabilitation (USA);

  • South Capitol Bridge (USA);

  • Al Maktoum Bridges – inspection, assessment & rehabilitation (UAE);

  • M4 Malpas Viaduct – assessment, repairs, rehabilitation & site supervision;

  • New bridge over the M4 motorway in Wales;

  • Forder Valley Viaduct;

As a Senior Engineer you will have the following daily responsibilities:

  • Take a leading role in the assessment and asset management practices of major civil engineering structures.

  • Undertake assessments for both Highway and Rail structures under minimal supervision, while also having capability to mentor and guide technically junior members of staff.

  • Assist with the commercial and financial control of your project.

  • Supervision of graduate/assistance engineers and technicians.

  • Prepare, check and review Approval in Principle documents and Assessment Reports.

  • Report writing and production of technical reports and documents.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience with bridge and related structural inspection and assessment.

  • Proven project experience delivering to quality, time and budget.

  • Experience in road and/or rail projects.

  • High level of technical skills in structural assessment including concrete and steel structures.

  • Previous exposure with client’s Technical Approval Authority within either national or local authorities.

  • You will have a current clean driving license and be willing to travel throughout the UK to visit sites where applicable for inspection or investigation.

  • Knowledge of LUSAS/MIDAS.

  • Good working knowledge of DMRB or Network Rail inspection and assessment standards and Eurocode Standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Bridge, Civil or Structural Engineering.

  • Ideally educated to MSc level or equivalent.

  • Professionally qualified with ICE or IstructE, or close to completion.

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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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.

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What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187828BR

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.