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Senior Bridge Engineer


Posted: 10/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1361136

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Engineering - Structural

Job Summary
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Bridge Engineer in our centrally located Bedford office.

Our Bedford office has an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for more than 30 years mainly in the Midlands and South East but also throughout the UK.  Our office, located at the heart of Bedford Town Centre, has multi-disciplinary bridge assessment and design capability in highway and rail schemes and works closely with other disciplines from the Geotechnical, Environment, Transport Planning and Development Sectors. 

The bridges and structures team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections, construction support and management services on a wide range of bridges. We are now looking to enhance and grow this team with individuals with a sound technical background and who share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.
A selection of our current and recent projects includes –
  • Structures designs for Highways England schemes including A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Improvements, A46 Coventry Junctions and OD Capital East Maintenance Works.
  • Brent Cross Cricklewood – the provision of new infrastructure, including some 30 new bridges, associated with a new shopping development.
  • CAFA rail bridge inspection and assessment of structures on the LNE lines.
  • Delivery of structures elements for the Advance Earthworks for the new Nuclear Power Station at Hinkley Point.
  • Midlands Highways Alliance – Network Improvements and Bridge Maintenance schemes for Milton Keynes, Bucks CC and Oxford CC
As a Senior Bridge Engineer you will have the following daily responsibilities:
  • Taking a leading role in the design, inspection or assessment of major civil engineering structures.
  • Preparing designs under minimal supervision.
  • Assisting with the commercial and financial control of your project.
  • Supervising graduate engineers and technicians.
  • Planning and project management.
  • Preparing, implementing and assessing contract documents.
  • Production of technical reports and documents.

Business Line

Position Title
Senior Bridge Engineer

Position Status

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.

Minimum Requirements
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with ICE.
  • Wide experience in Bridge Engineering and the related application of Eurocodes and Highways England Standards.
  • Extensive experience in computer analysis techniques.
  • Good technical and communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrable project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget.
  • Experience in leading a team of engineers and technicians and developing their capabilities.
  • Previous exposure to clients at both national and local level.
  • Ability to manage 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. 
• Either a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with ICE.

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.

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United Kingdom

GBR - Bedfordshire

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