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AECOM Bridge Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Are you a Bridge Engineer who is looking to join a team that have an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for more than 30 years throughout the UK, as well as supporting other disciplines with our specialist input?

If so, we are looking for an Engineer to join our team in Bristol to work on a variety of highways and rail structures design, strengthening, repair and assessment schemes.

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About Our Team:

Our Bristol office has an established track record of successfully delivering major transport schemes. Our modern office in the heart of Bristol is within easy reach of Temple Meads, Harbourside and Cabot Circus and comprises a vibrant and diverse mix of sectors and disciplines including Buildings & Places, Environment, Programme Cost Consulting and a large Transportation team including both Roads, Rail and Bridges disciplines. The team provides design, assessment, inspection, repair / remediation, construction support and management services on a wide range of transport infrastructure projects.

Our Bristol bridges office is part of our national network of over 450 Bridge Engineers and technicians working seamlessly to deliver a wide range of challenging projects.

Our current portfolio of works comprises a mix of local and national bridges and structures projects including long-term frameworks.

A selection of our current and recent structures projects includes –

West of England Combined Authority (WECA) – AECOM provide TAA support, design and asset management services to the four local authorities that make up WECA including Bristol City Council, South Gloucestershire Council, Bath & North-East Somerset Council and North Somerset Council. We help support the local authorities through technical advice including departures from standards and AiP approvals, and providing consulting services including assessments, remediation, strengthening and detailed design of new structures in accordance with DMRB and Eurocode standards.

Network Rail Design Services Framework (DSF) – AECOM engaged to undertake remediation works to Network Rail’s structural assets includes scoping reports, options reports, investigation findings reports and remedial strengthening and/or repairs through F001 to F003.

Civils Assessment Framework Agreement (CAFA) – AECOM appointed across five routes for the CAFA framework contracts. Our Bristol team leads the delivery of the Western Route and supports Wales and Wessex Routes in undertaking Level 1 & Level 2 assessments of overbridges, footbridges and underbridges to a multitude of structural materials and structure forms.

CORMAC – AECOM appointed as ‘strategic delivery partner’ providing numerous transportation services including bridges to Cornwall County Council on behalf of CORMAC; schemes include bridge replacement, bridge refurbishments and structures remediation.

South Wales Trunk Road Agent (SWTRA) – AECOM are engaged to provide engineering support services within the ‘Central’ section. Recent schemes have included pier impact assessments / strengthening and feasibility studies for the refurbishment of salt barns.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take a role in the implementation of health & safety and wellbeing best practice into the delivery of all works.

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

  • Prepare designs under supervision.

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

  • Analysis and detailed design of road/rail bridges and other structures.

  • Inspection, assessment and strengthening of road/rail bridges and other structures.

  • Prepare, implement, and assess contract documents.

  • Report checking and production of technical reports and documents.

  • Project management of schemes including: client reporting, programming, resource planning and commercial management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience with bridge and related structural inspection assessment and/or design schemes.

  • Design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget.

  • Experience in road and/or rail projects.

  • High level technical skills in current inspection and assessment or design.

  • Previous exposure with clients of both national and local authorities, together with major contractors.

  • Ability to manage staff and project Health and Safety responsibilities including compliance with CDM legislation.

  • You will have a current clean driving license and be willing to travel throughout the UK to visit sites.

  • Ability in various software packages ideally including LUSAS and MIDAS with experience in Finite Element Analysis preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience of some of the following: Eurocode, British, National Highways and Network Rail Standards.

  • Experience in delivering bridge design through National Highways or Network Rail 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.

  • Progressing to become a Chartered Engineer with ICE or IStructE.

What We Offer

We will give you 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. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. 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. 271618BR

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.

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