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AECOM Senior Design Engineer - Bridge Structures in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking Senior Bridge Engineers to be based in Dubai, UAE. The Senior Bridge Engineer will be responsible to produce the design information and coordinate with the CAD/BIM technicians for the drawings production. Design will be carried out in accordance with AASHTO LRFD, Eurocodes, AREMA and or any other international design code as applicable. He/She may be assigned, if required, to undertake some site inspections.

Job Duties

  • Development of design concepts, carrying out detailed design of bridges, underpasses, rail structures and other infrastructure structures.

  • Produce detailed design information including calculations and design sketches.

  • Provide technical lead on design tasks.

  • Liaise with CAD/BIM Technician for production of drawings.

  • Plan and carry out site inspections of structures, if required.

  • Prepare technical reports.

  • Carry out risk assessments and provision of design information for Health and Safety.

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

  • Report writing and production of technical reports and documents.

  • Championing innovation and demonstrating technical leadership to small size team.


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

  • Preferably educated to MSc level or equivalent.

  • Chartered Engineer (MIStructE, or C.Eng. from UK) or Professional Engineer (PE from USA) is highly preferred.

  • PMP is preferred.

Specific Skills Required

  • Must have minimum of 10+ years of hands on experience in Bridges. UAE/ME projects experience would be preferred.

  • Relevant experience in inspection and assessment of bridges and other transportation structures is preferable

  • Must have worked at a similar level on major civil infrastructure projects.

  • Understand the commonly used forms of contract and the implication to drawings produced on each project as per client requirements.

  • Shows willingness and enthusiasm, actively contributes.

  • Supports colleagues, seen as a team leader.

  • Verifies that work carried out is correct as per client requirement.

  • Knowledge sharing to junior Technicians.

  • Experience with various software packages for analysis and design such as Midas, STAAD, SAP, RM Bridges.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes)

  • Organized

  • Proactive

  • Ability to take ownership of tasks involved

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills


Minimum Requirements 10 years of work experience


Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10080399

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site