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AECOM Senior Structural Engineer - Transportation (Bridges) in Victoria, British Columbia

Company Description

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.

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.

Job Description

The transportation division of AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a creative, highly talented Structural Engineer to join our Bridges and Structures Design team in Burnaby, British Columbia. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career with experience in Transportation Structures in the British Columbia market. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivery of a range of projects for both public and private sector clients. The transportation business in Burnaby is made up of professional technical experts in the bridges, highways, ports &marine, airports, rail and planning disciplines.

As a senior transportation structural engineer, your knowledge and understanding of delivery expectations must be understood to effectively lead as projects are executed under conventional or alternative delivery models. Moreover, less experienced staff will seek guidance and direction making a strong understanding of structural and building codes (preferably the CHBDC CAN/CSA S6 Code Standard) critical. Implied is an ability to complete structural design from planning through to detailed design stages for steel, concrete and wood structures. Enjoyment of deriving technical solutions from a pragmatic understanding of empirical theories is an attribute.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading the development of proposals to clients for the delivery of studies and/or design services and developing engineering budgets and schedules to meet requirements

  • Working independently with general guidance and mentoring junior engineers within the bridge group

  • Undertaking technical analysis, including developing new methods and techniques to complete complex or unique studies

  • Taking a lead technical design role and ensuring compliance with current design standards

  • Performing quality control review of design calculations or drawings

  • Working with technical staff with design and review undertaken by them to ensure that all deliverables are completed to a high degree of accuracy and to AECOM’s Quality Standards

  • Developing construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects

  • Preparing reports and other documentation for clients, review agencies and the public

  • Project management responsibilities including financial, quality and schedule management of projects

Qualifications

MINIMUM Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering + six years or demonstrated equivalency of experience or education

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in British Columbia

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ideally 10+ Years in transportation structures design and construction with recent structural design experience

  • Master’s Degree in appropriate engineering discipline is preferred

  • Ideal candidate will have recent experience in delivering projects for a diverse client base in British Columbia including BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and BC Municipalities

  • Familiarity with BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s Bridge Design Guidelines, Specifications and Technical Standards

  • Experience in successfully managing structural projects

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering a range of technical projects from new build to rehabilitation

  • A working knowledge of Finite Element analysis and modelling

  • Familiarity with seismic design, structural codes, building codes, bridge design guidelines, specifications and technical standards

  • Experience in participating in multi-disciplinary engineering projects, with ability to manage and coordinate supporting design inputs: drainage, roadway, lighting, aesthetics, etc.

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiating, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

Additional Information

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10074760

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

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