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AECOM Principal Bridge Engineer in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater London, Croydon

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer with relevant Bridges and structures experience. You will be based in our centrally located Croydon office will be part of our busy and expanding Bridges and Structures team. We are looking to enhance and grow the team with individuals with a sound technical background and who share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload. You will be joining a team of very experienced engineers and technicians, and we are looking to strengthen our position within the market as well as developing new skills and opening up to new opportunities for you and your career.

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.

Our office is in the heart of Croydon, has good transport links and accommodates a multi-disciplinary transport design centre. It is home to a large and very experienced transportation structures team that is involved in all of the projects listed above plus several others. All AECOM offices work tightly together as a team, and the Croydon office has particularly close links to our Chelmsford, London and Basingstoke offices.

A list of some of the current projects which the Croydon Office 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:

  • Commercial and technical management of small to medium-sized teams

  • 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 and will be a Chartered Engineer or working towards chartership

  • You will have proven experience in the design of transportation structures and inspection and assessment

  • You will also have demonstrable experience in the technical and commercial management of small to medium-sized teams

  • Have a genuine interest in transportation structures and have good technical skills and communication skills

  • Experience in leading small to medium-sized teams 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. Your background should also include experience in leading or mentoring small to medium-sized teams

  • 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

  • You will have a good degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and will be a Chartered Engineer or will be working toward Chartered status

  • If not chartered, you will need to demonstrate a clear plan to progress to Chartered Membership of a recognised Professional Institution and AECOM offers a training scheme to support you with this

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. 241370BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.