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Job Ref:  143212BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Surrey
City:  Croydon
Post Code:  CR0
30/09/2016 11:39

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary
We are currently recruiting for a Principal Bridge Engineer who has strong experience with rail bridge inspection, assessment and remediation. This role will be based in our centrally located Croydon office.

The Croydon office has an established track record of successfully delivering major transport schemes. Our newly refurbished office in the heart of Croydon has good transport links and accommodates a multi-disciplinary transport design center. 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 projects we are currently working on in the Croydon office are:
•CAFA Rail Bridge inspection and assessment. Long term commission with bridge sites located to the Anglia and LNW lines.
•Northern Hub D&B commission for major rail infrastructure improvements in Manchester.
•Riyadh Metro Project. Detailed design of post tensioned concrete elevated viaduct structures for lines 1 and 2.
•Wessex Capacity Enhancement Programme. Alliance framework to deliver improvements to the Wessex network including Waterloo International station remodelling and lengthening platforms 1-8 and improvements at Vauxhall, Clapham Junction, Wimbledon, Richmond, Surbiton and Windsor Stations.
•HS2 phase 2.

As a Principal Bridge Engineer you will have the following responsibilities:
•Effectively control commercial, managerial and technical aspects of projects or parts thereof for which you are responsible.
•Preparing fee proposals for submission to client, including resources and program.
•Leading a team of engineers and technicians designing transportation structures including bridges and railway structures.
•Undertaking bridge design and assessment projects, performing analyses and calculations as appropriate.
•Supervising work, ensuring that it is carried out to the appropriate technical standard and that it is managed to program and budget.
Responsible for production through to client sign off of Technical Approval documentation.
•Production of tenders including quality documentation and costings.
•Mentoring graduate engineers in their progress to Chartership.
•Bidding for work and contract negotiations.

Minimum Requirements
• Significant experience with bridge and related structural inspection assessment and design schemes.
• Proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget.
• Experience in road and/or rail projects.
• Experience in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
• High level technical skills in current inspection, assessment and design and be able to lead teams of graduate and senior engineers in such projects.
• 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.

Preferred Qualifications
• Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Bridge, Civil or Structural Engineering.
• Ideally educated to MSc level or equivalent.
• Chartered Engineer with ICE or IStructE.

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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