Bridge Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 16 April 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Location: Croydon
Company: AECOM
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 241668BR

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Job Description on Posting :

We are currently recruiting for a Bridge Engineer with relevant Bridges and structures experience. You will be based in our centrally located Croydon office (working from home is an option we will offer during the COVID pandemic) as part of our busy and expanding Bridges and Structures team. Our team of engineers and technicians is very experienced and we are looking to strengthen our position within the market as well as developing new skills and opening up to new opportunities. You will have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.

The team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections, construction support and management services on a wide range of bridges and associate railway infrastructure schemes. The team is involved in local, national and international work with a variety of clients both from the public and private sectors including design & build partnerships with contractors.

Here are some of the current projects which the Croydon team is working on includes:

LoHAC North-West. - London Highways Alliance Contract is a long-term commission under which AECOM together with FM Conway is responsible for maintaining all Transport for London (TfL) highway structures in the North-West area of London
City of London Bridges. We are responsible for the inspection and maintenance of the River Thames Bridges
London Local Boroughs – working for many Boroughs including LB Bromley, LB Southwark, LB Ealing, LB Kingston. We are responsible for the inspection and maintenance of highway structures.
Middle East bridge design projects, working in close collaboration with our AECOM Middle East Offices
Australian Bridge design projects, working in close collaboration with our AECOM Australian Offices

Typical work could include:

Designing, checking and assessing bridges, tunnels, underground structures and retaining walls to national and international standards
Inspecting bridges, tunnels, underground structures and retaining walls.
Producing technical reports
Supervision and monitoring of construction
Co-ordinating the production of design drawings

Minimum Requirements :

You will have a good degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
Have a genuine interest in transportation structures and have good technical skills and communication skills
Experience in inspecting highway and railway structures and identification of safety-related defects
Your technical background will allow you to contribute towards the maintenance of steel, reinforced concrete, and pre-stressed concrete transportation structures
A commitment to comply with Health and Safety at Work and meeting the needs of our Clients
Familiar with the Highways Agency’s Guidance - Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB)
Familiar with inspection practices and Bridge Condition Indicator forms (including the Inspection Manual for Highway Structures) and be able to compile electronic inspection reports
A good understanding of the basic mechanisms of structural deterioration and structure components
You will have a sound understanding of the mechanism of structural failure and deterioration, and be able to judge when urgent measures or interim controls are necessary

Preferred Qualifications :

Chartered Engineer or will be working toward Chartered status

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW* way of working. 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.

* Freedom to Grow is the name we’ve given to our new way of working at AECOM. It’s not defined by a policy or contract – quite the opposite. It’s the permission, or empowerment, for people to find the working style that suits them best, balancing that with other commitments in their life, so that they can thrive and bring their best self to work. The guiding principal is: if it works for you, your team and your client then it works for AECOM.

Job Category :

Engineering - Transportation - Bridges

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