AECOM Senior Bridge Engineer in Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Bridge Engineer with experience of bridge design, inspection, assessment and refurbishment schemes, to join our busy and expanding experienced Leeds Bridges team.

Our Leeds office works closely with our primary north eastern office in Newcastle to deliver assessment, concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of schemes, either as standalone bridge commissions or as part of multidisciplinary major projects. Our clients are from the private and public sector and include long term Framework Agreements with numerous North East Local Authorities together with Design and Build commissions for many major Contractors.

Current projects include a major UK 5 year rail network infrastructure framework assessment contract. In addition to the significant long term commissions on bridge assessment and inspection, principally in the rail environment, our initial assessment often leads to the requirement for the design of the refurbishment, strengthening or replacement. We are also at present undertaking the design of the portal and associated structures for a new 37km tunnel under the North Yorkshire moors. We also carry out design, inspection and assessment work for local authorities and design of new and refurbished bridge schemes for contractors.

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm, with a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. The recent incorporation of URS furthers AECOM’s standing as a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.

With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and project managers— the company serves clients in more than 150 countries around the world. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM has annual revenue of approximately US$20 billion.

We are a growing and vibrant organisation offering excellent benefits and employment conditions. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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

  • Undertake and manage rail and road bridges and associated structural engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design.

  • 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 on road and/or rail structures.

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

  • Structural inspections and reporting.

  • Excellent technical and communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Client liaison.

  • Production of tenders including quality documentation and costings.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant experience with bridge and related structural inspection assessment and design schemes.

  • Knowledge of Euro codes, British Standards and assessment codes.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCad.

  • Experience in the design of concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures.

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

  • Experience in road, rail and water bridge projects.

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

  • High level technical skills in current inspection, assessment and design and be able to lead teams of graduate and senior engineers in such projects.

  • Previous exposure with clients of both national and local authorities, together with major contractors.

  • Previous site based experience.

  • 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.

The salary for this role is negotiable and we offer an extensive benefits package, which includes private healthcare, gym membership, season ticket loans and a contributory pension scheme.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • MSc level or equivalent in Civil/Structural Engineering.

  • Graduate Member with ICE and IstructE and proven commitment to gaining Chartership.

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

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. 182720BR

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.