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AECOM Bridges & Structures Engineering - Part/Full-Time Opportunities in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Working in our Bridges & Structures sector does not always mean that it has to be on a full-time basis. We have the flexibility to offer part-time opportunities in our sector. We are looking to hear from Bridge professionals at all levels who hold experience in the design of rail and road bridges and associated structural engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design. You could be involved depending on your experience in the support or leading the delivery of projects throughout their life cycle.

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates an opportunity for everyone. If you want to work on leading Bridges & Structures projects at home and globally, in a team with a market-leading flexible working culture that enables your professional development and that delivers unrivalled client service, then we would love to hear from you. Offering roles in most locations UK and Ireland.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in the delivery of major schemes within the Bridges sector following our success on a Civils Assessments Framework Agreement (CAFA).

What you didn't know about CAFA:

  • Variety of work including some iconic bridges

  • Variety of materials used in construction and design

  • Experience will help you gain Chartership

  • Opening disused Railway lines

  • Sustainability

  • Good mixture of Office and Site work

Other Frameworks:

MSF (Managed Services Framework), DSF (Design Services Framework), Highways England’s Delivery Integration Partner (DIP) for schemes, TfL Engineering Consultancy Framework and many more.

With an exciting and growing project portfolio, there is no better time to join our UK Bridges & Structures team.

Please register your interest through application to this advert, and have an informal chat with our recruitment team.

Minimum Requirements

Depending on your level of experience, we would be looking for a combination of the skills listed:

  • Able to take responsibility for leading small projects and sub-tasks from a technical perspective.

  • 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

  • Experience of working within multidisciplinary teams.

  • Communication skills and able to represent AECOM in Client facing roles

  • Knowledge of Safety in Design principles and accustomed to working to a high standard in terms of H&S compliance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc/BEng or equivalent.

  • Working towards or holding chartership with a relevant professional institution


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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW way of working. It gives you the permission, or empowerment, for you to find the working style that suits you best, balancing that with other commitments in your life, so that you can thrive and bring your best self to work.

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.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 256328BR

Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Basingstoke, UK - Bedford, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cardiff, UK - Chelmsford, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Leeds, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK - York - 16 Toft Green

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.