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Job Information

AECOM Senior Bridge Assessment Engineer (Rail) - STE04/05 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

Following the recent awarding of the Year 3,4 and 5 CAFA OPSAP package, our Birmingham team is expanding. Are you a Bridge Inspector/Engineer ready to take on this role with (STE04/05) to ensure we have adequate resilience in the team.

Our strategic plan is all about growth –growing in our largest markets; ensuring our clients engage us in a greater share of their own growth; and perhaps most importantly of all, making sure our people have the opportunity and freedom to grow and achieve their full potential at AECOM.

With our involvement in some of the biggest rail and highway inspection projects currently in the UK, we have a challenging, yet exciting role for an experienced Bridge Inspector. If you are a Bridge Inspector who wants to pursue a career in the inspection and maintenance of bridges and other civil structures, then you should be talking to us.

The freedom we offer for all our roles ranges from choosing the time, place and type of work we do, through to the work style we choose to deploy, the way we communicate and think – all the way to choosing how we be our ‘real selves’ at work.

A selection of other current and recent projects includes –

SWTRA (South Wales Trunk Road Agent)

Civils Assessment Framework Agreement (CAFA)

Midlands Highways Alliance


In this role you will have the following daily responsibilities:

  • Lead inspections for assessment for a range of structures, including bridges and operational property structures.

  • Take a collaborative role in the Assessment of major civil engineering structures.

  • Undertake assessments for both Highway and Rail under minimal supervision.

  • Supervision of graduate engineers and technicians.

  • Prepare, check and review Form AA and Assessment Reports.

  • Report writing and production of technical reports and document

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

Minimum Requirements

You will be pro-active and self-driven individual with a combination of the following:

  • STE4 / STE5 Competent

  • Sound technical understanding of structures

  • Strong background in leading inspections for assessment

  • Experience working as part of a team and managing less experienced team members.

  • Ideally having experience in masonry, metallic (including wrought iron and cast iron), concrete (including prestressed) and timber structures

  • MS Office Skills – Essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified civil engineer, or certified completion of a bridge inspection/examination training course / or suitably qualified by experience.

  • PTS desirable

  • COSS desirable but not essential

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.

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. 254370BR

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.