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Job Information

AECOM Senior Engineer - Bridges in Centurion, South Africa

Job Summary

AECOM South Africa is looking for Senior Bridge Engineers to play lead roles in the delivery of diverse local and international bridge 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 Requirements

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering

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

  • Registered Professional Engineer;

  • Accreditation as a Bridge Inspector will be a benefit.

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260801BR

Additional Locations ZA - Cape Town, Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville

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.