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AECOM Senior Bridge Engineer in Leeds, United Kingdom

Company Description

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 Description

Our Leeds Bridge Team is looking to continue its recent expansion and we are particularly interested in talking with professional Bridge Engineers at Senior & Principal level.

Our current projects include:

  • CAFA Network Rail Inspection and Assessment contract.

  • A63 Castle Street Hull site supervision.

  • Maintenance schemes on UK and US suspension bridges.

  • A1(M) Darrington to Dishforth Operation & Maintenance.

Your Bridge Experience will ideally be a blend of inspection, assessment, and refurbishment schemes.

We’re looking for Engineers with the right approach to join our friendly, diverse and welcoming team. Our team is relatively small in numbers, less than 20. But we feel that we punch above our weight and hold excellent reputations with clients in the UK and overseas. The team is young, with more than half the team having been recruited as graduates in the last three years.

The opportunity is there for Senior and Principal Engineers to help mentor these young engineers and continue to grow and develop the team, whilst also supporting the senior members of the team with project management, marketing and tendering for new work.

AECOM offers flexible working to reflect the needs of a modern workforce. Our team typically split their time between the Leeds office, working remotely and working on site as and when applicable. We encourage all staff to attend the office at least 2-3 days per week.

Our Leeds team is part of a worldwide company with 47,000 employees. Our transportation division is ranked number 1 in the Engineering News Record top 500 design firms so you can be assured of joining an organisation with the best in class.



  • Depending on your level of experience, we would be looking for a combination of the skills listed:

  • Able to take responsibility for leading small projects and sub-tasks from a technical perspective.

  • Experience in the inspection of bridges.

  • Experience in assessment or design of bridges.

  • Knowledge of Eurocodes, British Standards, and design/assessment (Network Rail and Highway) codes.

  • Working knowledge of structural analysis software - structural Bridge Design, Midas and LUSAS would be an advantage.

  • Experience in the assessment and/or design of concrete and steel structures.

  • Knowledge of CDM and Safety in Design principles and accustomed to working to a high standard in terms of H&S compliance.

  • Experience and knowledge of construction techniques would be an advantage.

  • Ability to mentor junior staff through the early stages of their career.


  • You will have proven assessment and/or design experience in civil structures preferably in transportation.

  • Chartered or Incorporated with the ICE or IStructE or approaching professional review

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: J10062500

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering