AECOM Bridge Engineer in Croydon, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Greater London, Croydon
We have a vacancy for a Civil or Structural Engineer with experience in the inspection and assessment of Rail Bridges working for our Croydon Office. Our office is in the heart of Croydon has good transport links and accommodates a multi-disciplinary transport design centre. We are now looking to enhance and grow the team with individuals with a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.
The Bridges/Structures team is involved in Civils Assessment Framework Agreement (CAFA).
AECOM has been appointed across five rail routes for the framework contract. Our Croydon team supports the Anglia, Kent, Sussex and Wessex routes in undertaking Level 1 & Level 2 assessments of overbridges, footbridges and underbridges to a multitude of structural materials including steel, wrought-iron, cast-iron, pre-stressed concrete, masonry arches with structures ageing from 200 years old to modern construction forms. Our works involve: undertaking Inspection for Assessment to determine condition, loading and obtain dimensionality of structures; structural analysis including grillages (Level 1) and Finite Element Analysis (Level 2) and reporting including sensitivity analysis and recommendations for further works.
Typical work could include:
Preparatory work in advance of bridge inspection including health and safety considerations
Inspecting bridges during rail possessions, taking notes and photographs
Producing inspection reports
Undertake calculations and modelling of the bridges using information from historic drawings and notes from inspections
Producing calculation reports
It is anticipated that you would wish to progress to Chartered Membership of a recognised Professional Institution and AECOM offers a training scheme to support you with this professional goal
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
- You will have a good degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and will be a Chartered Engineer or will be working toward Chartered status Experience of inspecting rail structures would be advantageous but is not essential as training would be given in this area if necessary
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 - Transportation - Bridges
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 241371BR
Clearance Required 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.