AECOM Principal Bridge Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow
We are currently recruiting for a Principal Bridge Engineer with experience of bridge design, inspection, assessment and refurbishment schemes, to join our busy and expanding Glasgow Bridges team.
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 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.
Current projects include a major UK 5-year rail network infrastructure framework assessment contract. In addition to the significant long-term commissions on bridge assessment and inspection, principally in the rail environment, our initial assessment often leads to the requirement for the design of the refurbishment, strengthening or bridge replacement.
As a Principal Bridge Engineer, you will have the following daily responsibilities:
- Undertake and project manage rail and/or road bridge and associated structures engineering schemes from
inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design.
Take responsibility for the contribution of Engineers and Technicians as appropriate.
Take responsibility for production through to client sign off for Technical Approval documentation.
Hands-on technical design of road and/or rail structures.
Hands-on assessment of road and/or rail structures.
Structural inspections and reporting.
Production of tenders including quality documentation and costings.
Project Management including programme and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management and delivery.
Mentoring graduate engineers in their progress to Chartership.
Your experience should include a combination of the following skills and knowledge:
Significant experience with bridge and related structural inspection, assessment and design schemes.
Proven design and project management experience delivering high quality, to time and budget.
Experience in road and/or rail projects.
Experience in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
High level technical skills in inspection, assessment and design and be able to lead teams of senior engineers, engineers, graduates and technicians in such projects.
Experience of Eurocodes, British Standards and assessment codes.
Working knowledge of structural analysis software - Lusas or SBD preferred.
Previous exposure with clients, including both national and local authorities and major contractors.
Excellent technical and communication skills both verbal and written.
Ability to manage staff
Project Health and Safety responsibilities including compliance with CDM legislation.
Current clean driving license and willing to travel throughout the UK to visit sites.
Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Bridge, Civil or Structural Engineering.
Ideally educated to MSc level or equivalent.
Chartered Engineer with ICE or IStructE.
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. 247427BR
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.