AECOM Bridge Design Engineer in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Bridge Design Engineer

United Kingdom - Derbyshire

Chesterfield

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Bridge Engineer in our centrally located Chesterfield office.

AECOM is one of the world’s leading engineering and environmental consultants, offering professional planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction and programme and construction management services throughout the UK and internationally. Due to expansion, we currently have an opening for a Bridge Engineer to join our team in Chesterfield

The Chesterfield office has an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for more than 35 years for Highways England and Local Authorities. Our modern office, located the near the railway station and centre of Chesterfield, has multi-disciplinary transportation assessment and design capability in rail and highway schemes

Our current portfolio of bridge works comprises a diverse range of highway and infrastructure improvements projects. A selection of our current and recent projects includes –

  • Highways England Smart Motorway Projects (SMP)

  • M6 J21a to 26 and M62 J10-12.

  • M4 Jn 3 to 12, M3 Jn 2 to 4A and M6 Jn 10a-13.

  • Highways England Road Improvement schemes

  • M42 Jn 6 improvements

  • A5-M1 link dual carriageway upgrade

  • Major D&B projects: Mersey Gateway JV

  • CAFA rail bridge inspection and assessment. Long term commission with bridge sites located on the LNW lines.

  • OPSAP inspections and assessments of on station canopies throughout the LNW route.

  • Midlands Highways Alliance – this enables AECOM to provide bridge engineering services to 25 Local Authorities throughout the Midlands

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

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

  • Prepare designs under supervision.

  • Assist with the programme and deliverables of your project.

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

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

  • Prepare contract documents.

  • Report writing and assist in production of technical reports and documents.

Minimum Requirements

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

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

  • Experience in road and/or rail projects.

  • Previous 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.

  • Previous experience in finite element modelling particularly in Lusas is beneficial.

  • Working 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 MSc level or equivalent.

  • Working towards ICE or IstructE chartered accreditation

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

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186041BR

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.