Principal Bridge Engineer in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Bridge Engineer with experience in bridge design, inspection, assessment and refurbishment schemes, to join our busy and expanding experienced Chesterfield Bridges team. The team provides assessment, concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of schemes, either as standalone bridge commissions or as part of multidisciplinary major projects. Our clients are from the private and public sector and include long-term Framework Agreements with numerous Local Authorities together with Design and Build commissions for many major Contractors.

Our Chesterfield office has an established track record of successfully delivering bridge engineering schemes for over many years, in the Midlands and also throughout the UK and overseas.

Some of our recent projects include;

M54 – M6 Link Road

A38 Junctions

Lincoln Western Growth Corridor

Lutterworth East Spine Road

NWR CEFA/CAFA, including the assessment of Liverpool Lime Street Station

Midlands Highway Alliance

As a Principal Bridge Engineer you will have the following daily responsibilities:

  • Undertake and project manage various engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design. This may cover rail and/or road bridges and associated structures

  • Take responsibility for the contribution of Graduate Engineers and Technicians as appropriate

  • Responsible for production through to client sign off of Technical Approval documentation

  • Hands-on technical design for road and/or rail structures

  • Hands-on assessment of road and/or rail structures

  • Excellent technical and communication skills both verbal and written

  • Client liaison

  • Production of tenders including quality documentation and costings

  • Project Management including programme and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management and delivery

  • Mentoring graduate engineers in their route to Chartership.

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant experience with bridge and related structural inspection, assessment, and design schemes. High-level technical skills in this area and the ability to lead teams of engineers in such projects

  • Proven design and project management experience delivering quality work within time and budget

  • Experience in road and/or rail projects.

  • Experience in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Previous exposure with clients of both national and local authorities, together with major contractors

  • Ability to manage staff and project Health and Safety responsibilities including compliance with CDM legislation

  • A current driving license and willingness to travel throughout the UK to visit sites will be required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Bridge, Civil or Structural Engineering.

  • Chartered Engineer with ICE and IstructE

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW * way of working. 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.

* Freedom to Grow is the name we’ve given to our new way of working at AECOM. It’s not defined by a policy or contract – quite the opposite. It’s the permission, or empowerment, for people to find the working style that suits them best, balancing that with other commitments in their life, so that they can thrive and bring their best self to work. The guiding principle is: if it works for you, your team and your client then it works for AECOM.

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.

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