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AECOM Bridge Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

Job Summary

We currently need an experienced Bridge Engineer, with an active interest in inspection and assessment of rail and highway bridges. It is essential that you have a good understanding, knowledge and technical ability in structure analysis.

Our CAFA team workload includes assessments, inspections, intrusive investigations and feasibility studies, on a wide range of bridges and associated railway infrastructure schemes.

Our Glasgow office has an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for over 50 years, mainly in Scotland but also throughout the UK and overseas. The bridges team provides assessment, concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of schemes, either as standalone bridge commissions or as part of multidisciplinary major projects. Our clients are from the private and public sectors and our work includes long term Framework Agreements with Network Rail and numerous Scottish Local Authorities together with Design and Build commissions for many major Contractors.

Projects we are currently working on include:

  • CAFA Network Rail Structures Assessment Programme

  • Thames Tideway – New Sewer under the River Thames

  • Perth MetroNet – 32 kilometres of rail network – Perth, Australia

  • Shieldhall Overpass Refurbishment and Strengthening –Glasgow

  • Lomond Bridge Deck Replacement – West Dunbartonshire

  • Dargan Rail Bridge Assessment – Belfast

  • York Street Interchange – A road scheme to improve the flow of traffic at the confluence of two motorways and the Westlink in Belfast

As a Bridge Engineer you will have the following daily responsibilities:

  • Undertake rail and road bridge engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design.

  • Assist with supervision of Graduate Engineers and Technicians as appropriate.

  • Assist with preparation of technical documentation

  • Hands on technical design on road and/or rail structures.

  • Hands on assessment of road and/or rail structures.

  • Structural inspections and reporting.

  • Client liaison.

  • Assist with production of tenders, including quality documentation and costings.

  • Assist with Project Management, including programme and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management and delivery.

Minimum Requirements

Your experience should include a combination of the following skills and knowledge:

  • Experience with bridge and related structural inspection, assessment and design schemes.

  • Knowledge of Eurocodes, British Standards and assessment codes.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Revit.

  • Working knowledge of structural analysis software - Lusas or SBD preferred.

  • Experience in the design of concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures.

  • Design and assessment experience delivering high quality, to time and budget.

  • Experience in road and rail bridge projects.

  • Experience in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Excellent technical and communication skills both verbal and written.

  • High-level technical skills in inspection, assessment and design and be able to assist teams of graduates and technicians in such projects.

  • Understanding of 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.

  • MSc level or equivalent in Civil/Structural Engineering.

  • Graduate Member with ICE or IStructE and proven commitment to gaining Chartership.

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. Also, if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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. 247429BR

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.

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