AECOM Bridge Engineer / Inspector in Newcastle, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Tyne and Wear, Newcastle

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transportation team currently has a vacancy for a Bridge Engineer/Bridge Inspector, to join a well-established and collaborative team working on the A19/A168 Dishforth to Tyne Tunnel DBFO Contract, based at the DBFO Company’s offices in Billingham, Teesside.

The team provides technical support to the DBFO Company for the inspection and maintenance of approximately 220 highway structures, including multi-span viaducts, bridges, culverts, sign gantries, masts and retaining structures.

Job Duties:

  • Plan and carry out principal, general and special inspections of highway bridges and other structures

  • Prepare detailed inspection and condition reports within Highways England’s Structures Management Information System (SMIS)

  • Recommend assessment, maintenance and repair activities for existing structures

  • Carry out risk assessments and produce method statements/safe work plans

  • Assist the Bridge Manager with day to day activities, such as the management of abnormal load movements and incident response

Specific Skills Required:

  • Experience delivering to quality, time and budget

  • A proactive approach to health and safety

  • Good communication skills

  • A good command of oral and written English

  • A current UK driving licence

Whilst not essential any of the following skills would be desirable:

  • Familiarity with Highways England’s Structures Management Information System (SMIS) (full training will be provided if not)

  • AutoCad experience

  • NEBOSH certification (this will be supported if not)

  • CSCS Card holder (this will be facilitated if not)

  • Training and experience in confined space access and operation of mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) (full training will be provided if not)

  • Enrolment on the Bridge Inspector Certification Scheme (NHSS31) (this will be supported if not)

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant experience in the inspection, monitoring, assessment or design of road/rail bridges and related transportation structures

  • Familiarity with the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works and the Design manual for Roads and Bridges

Preferred Qualifications

  • A relevant degree, HND of HNC in civil engineering or related discipline

  • Shall have attained, or be working towards, CEng, IEng or EngTech status with an appropriate professional institution. Support will be provided in progressing towards professional qualifications

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

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198819BR

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.