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AECOM Senior Bridge Engineer in Chelmsford - UK, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Essex, Chelmsford - UK

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Bridge Engineer to join our Chelmsford Bridges and Structures team, which has an established track record of successfully delivering a wide range of transport structures schemes.

Our modern office immediately adjacent to the railway station in the heart of Chelmsford has good transport links being only 35 minutes from London. In addition to a large bridges and structures team of circa 30 staff, it also accommodates busy geotechnical engineering, development and transportation planning and development engineering teams. We are now looking to enhance and grow the bridges and structures team with individuals with a sound technical background and who share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.

The bridges and structures team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections, construction support and management services on a wide range of bridges and associated railway infrastructure schemes. The team is involved in local, national and international work with a variety of clients both from the public and private sector including design & build partnerships with contractors.

A list of some of the current projects which the Chelmsford Office is working on includes:

  • LoHAC North-West. - London Highways Alliance Contract is a long-term commission under which AECOM together with FM Conway is responsible for maintaining all Transport for London (TfL) highway structures in the North-West area of London.

  • CAFA rail bridge inspection and assessment. Long-term commission with bridge sites located on the Anglia, LNE and LNW routes.

  • HS2 Phase 2b

  • Thames Tideway Combined Sewer Outfalls – design of major civil engineering infrastructure for the reinforced concrete chambers and culverts circa 10m high.

  • London Local Boroughs – working for many Boroughs including LB Bromley, LB Southwark, LB Ealing, LB Kingston. We are responsible for the inspection and maintenance of highway structures.

  • Wessex Capacity Programme

  • Suffolk Highways Contract – Provider of professional services to Kier including bridge inspections and assessments, bridge strengthening and bridge renewals.

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

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

  • Prepare designs under minimal supervision.

  • Assist in the effective health and safety management of the team.

  • 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.

  • Supervision of graduate engineers and technicians.

  • Planning and project management.

  • Prepare, implement and assess contract documents.

  • Report writing and production of technical reports and documents.

Minimum Requirements

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

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

  • Experience of road and/or rail projects.

  • High level technical skills in current inspection, assessment and 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.

  • Strong ability in finite element modelling. Knowledge of Lusas is beneficial.

  • Good knowledge of the Eurocode Standards.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Ideally educated to MEng or MSc level or equivalent.

  • Either a Chartered Engineer 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.

Application Start Date - 20/08/18

Application Close Date - 16/09/18

Salary - Competitive

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 - Structural

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213092BR

Clearance Required 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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