AECOM Principal Bridge Engineer in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Bridge Engineer with relevant Bridges and structures experience. This role will be based in our centrally located Croydon office as part of our busy and expanding Bridges and Structures team.

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 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 sector including design & build partnerships with contractors.

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.

  • CAFA rail bridge inspection and assessment. Long term commission with bridge sites located on the Anglia and LNW lines.

  • HS2 Phase 2b

  • City of London Bridges. We are responsible for the inspection and maintenance of the River Thames Bridges.

  • Thames Tideway Combined Sewer Outfalls – design of reinforced concrete chambers and culverts

  • 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.

  • Forth Replacement Crossing – Independent Check of Cable Stayed Bridge

  • Middle East bridge design projects including Manama Bridge, Bahrain

Our team of engineers and technicians is very experienced and we are looking to strengthen our position within the market as well as developing new skills and opening up to new opportunities.

Job Duties:

We have a vacancy for a Civil or Structural Engineer with experience in the design of Bridges and transportation structures for our Croydon Office. Our Croydon office is home to our largest transportation structures team within the UK.

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.

Typical work could include:

  • Technical and commercial management of small 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

  • Approvals of infrastructure design to LUL, Network Rail and Highways Agency standards

  • Supervision and monitoring of construction

  • Co-ordinating the production of design drawings

  • Management of small teams

Minimum Requirements

  • It is anticipated that the successful candidate would wish to progress to Chartered Membership of a recognised Professional Institution and AECOM offers a training scheme to support the candidate with this.

  • You will have a good degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and will be a Chartered Engineer or will be working toward Chartered status. You should have a genuine interest in transportation structures and have good technical skills and communication skills. You will have proven experience in the design of transportation structures whilst inspection, checking and assessment would be a strong advantage. You will also have demonstrable experience in the management of small teams.

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 and 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. 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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182965BR

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.