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Associate Director - Bridge Engineering


Cardiff, United Kingdom

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.

About the Business Line Transportation
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 an Associate Director - Bridge Engineering to join our centrally located Cardiff office, which has an established track record of successfully delivering major transport schemes.

Our modern office in the heart of Cardiff City Centre has good transport links and accommodates a multi-disciplinary transportation design centre. The team provides include feasibility studies, scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections, construction support and management services on a wide range of bridges and transport projects including highway and railway 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.

Some of the projects our Cardiff office is currently working on includes:
•Severn Bridge.
•Network Rail bridge maintenance inspections and assessments.
•Northern Hub & Electrification.
•South Gloucestershire Structures Framework.
•Inspection, testing, feasibility and design schemes of railway & highway footbridges.
•The independent design checking of major steel-concrete composite highway bridges.

As an Associate Director – Bridge Engineering, you will have the following daily responsibilities:
•Undertake and project-manage bridge engineering schemes from feasibility through to detailed design.
•Responsible for production through to client sign off of Technical Approval documentation.
•Analysis and detailed design of road/rail bridges and other structures.
•Inspection, assessment and strengthening of road/rail bridges and other structures.
•Client liaison and the production of tenders, including quality documentation and costings.
•Project Management including program and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management and delivery.
•Mentoring graduate engineers in their progress to Chartership.

Minimum Requirements
•Proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget.
•The role will suit a self-motivated individual looking to lead teams and to advance their career both technically and in project management in a dynamic structures team.
• Experience with bridge and related structural inspection assessment and design schemes.
•Proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget.
•Significant experience in road and rail bridge projects.
•High level technical skills in current inspection, assessment and design.
•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.
• MSc level or equivalent in Civil/Structural Engineering.
• Chartered Engineer with ICE and 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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