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AECOM Principal Bridge Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Are you a person that wants to contribute in delivering a better world?

Would you like to discover how we're uplifting communities, improving access and sustaining our planet?

Based in the heart of Glasgow with good transport links to all areas of Scotland and the UK, our Rail Bridge team is looking for an experienced Senior Bridge Engineer, with substantial experience in Civil and Structural Engineering Design, and ideally with a good knowledge of Network Rail delivery processes.

Our team's activities includes, however are not limited to assessments, inspections, feasibility studies, outline and detailed designs on a wide range of bridges and associated railway infrastructure schemes. Our Glasgow team also help with local, national and international work with a variety of clients both from the public and private sector including design & build partnerships with contractors.

Projects we are currently working on include:

  • Aberdeen to Central Belt – Route Clearance for Electrification

  • Northumberland Line – Freight to Passenger route development

  • Far North Lines – Route development study.

  • Fife Electrification - Route Clearance for Electrification

  • East Linton Station Upgrade

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

  • Undertake and project manage various engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design. This may cover rail and/or road bridges and associated structures.

  • Take responsibility for the contribution of Graduate Engineers and Technicians as appropriate.

  • Responsible for production through to client sign off of Technical Approval documentation.

  • Hands on technical design for road and/or rail structures.

  • Hands on assessment of road and/or rail structures.

  • Production of tenders including quality documentation and costings.

  • Project Management including programme and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management and delivery.

  • Mentoring graduate engineers in their route to Chartership.

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant experience with bridge and related structural inspection, assessment and design schemes. High level technical skills in this area and the ability to lead teams of engineers in such projects.

  • Proven design and project management experience delivering quality work within time and budget.

  • Experience in road and/or rail projects.

  • Experience in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Chartered or Incorporated with the ICE or good progression towards accreditation.

Your benefits:

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 via our freedom to grow culture.

  • Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee.

  • Excellent basic salary on offer.

  • You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle to include our fabulous share save scheme in order to buy shares in AECOM.

  • 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.

  • If you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

Why choose AECOM?

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 neighbourhood, community and city we touch.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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. 274173BR

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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