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AECOM Senior Bridge Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Bridge Engineer to join the busy and expanding Bridges team in our Glasgow Citypoint office.

The Citypoint office is one of our two large offices in Glasgow both of which are within a 10 minute walk of the city centre and the main Central and Queen Street train stations. Citypoint is a modern office comprising a vibrant mix of disciplines including Major Highway Design, Bridge Design and Assessment, Railway Engineering, Geotechnical Design and Environmental Remediation. These are complemented by Water, Ports and Power, Transport Planning, Building Structures and Project Management/ QS services in the Bothwell Street office. The Bridges team provides design, assessment, inspection, repair / remediation, construction support and management services on a wide range of highway and rail infrastructure projects.

The Bridges Scotland and Ireland District combines with three other districts to give an overall UK and Ireland capacity of almost 500 bridges staff. There are 60 Bridges staff in the Scotland and Ireland District. The Glasgow team, with 40, forms the major part of this district capacity, which includes smaller teams in Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin working closely together. The District Managers work collaboratively to ensure that a seamless service is maintained across the whole region.

Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international bridges and structures projects in both the highway and rail sectors and includes numerous long-term framework commissions.

  • A selection of current and recent project work undertaken in Glasgow includes:

  • Forth Replacement Crossing, Scotland – AECOM was the Design Checker on this prestigious £1 billion project employed by the international Joint Venture contractors. Checking of the South Approach Viaduct of the iconic Main Crossing and of all of the land-based highway structures was managed and undertaken by the Glasgow Bridges team.

  • M7 Naas, Ireland – AECOM is current the Designer for the SIAC/Colas Joint Venture contractor on this £100m project which involves the construction of two 100m long bridges over the River Liffey as well as several other principal highway structures. The Bridges team in Glasgow is undertaking the bulk of this work in support of our colleagues in Dublin.

  • Civils Assessment Framework Agreement (CAFA) – AECOM is currently employed by Network Rail across five of its rail routes on this framework contract. The Glasgow team works together with the Newcastle and Edinburgh teams to complete the CAFA work in Scotland and also supports other offices in work within their areas. The work involves the inspection and assessment of overbridges, footbridges and underbridges in a multitude of structural materials and forms.

  • York Street Interchange and Dargan Viaduct, Belfast – AECOM were appointed in 2008 by Northern Ireland’s national highway authority to develop this vital grade-separated motorway junction scheme in Belfast through the DMRB stage assessment process. The preferred scheme, now close to construction stage, involves the construction of deep underpasses in challenging ground conditions as well as several bridges and numerous retaining walls. It also includes complex strengthening of the existing piled foundations of the Dargan Rail Viaduct to future proof the structure for potential widening to cater for two tracks in 15 years’ time.

Why join AECOM?

  • Proven track record in recent regional growth;

  • Opportunities for significant career advancement;

  • Secured long-term work in both rail and highway sectors;

  • Agile and flexible working policies (under our Freedom to Grow banner).

  • Become part of a talented Bridges team with supportive and knowledge-sharing work practices and exciting projects

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the implementation of health & safety and wellbeing best practice into the delivery of all works;

  • Take technical responsibility for delegated workpackages consulting with senior staff as required;

  • Lead, line-manage and develop junior Engineers and Technicians;

  • Manage small to medium sized projects including: client reporting, programming, resource planning and commercial management;

  • Collaborate closely with Bridges colleagues and those in other disciplines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in bridge-related design work – preliminary and detailed design and/or inspection and assessment;

  • Proven project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget;

  • Experience in road and/or rail projects in the UK;

  • Proven ability to manage staff and project Health and Safety responsibilities including compliance with CDM legislation;

  • Current driving licence;

  • Proven ability in using various structural analysis software packages ideally including LUSAS with particular experience in Finite Element modelling preferred;

  • Working knowledge of the following in relation to Bridges: Highways DMRB and/ or Network Rail Standards (both preferred), Eurocodes, British Standards;

  • Experience of delivering bridge design/assessment through Highways and/or Railway standard processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree-educated in a relevant subject such as, Civil or Structural Engineering ideally to MSc / MEng level or equivalent;

  • Chartered Engineer (MICE or MIStructE) – or working towards this in near future.​

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 - Engineering Design

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213190BR

Clearance Required 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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations