Senior Bridge Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2019-12-02
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Dublin
Ireland

Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Senior Bridge Engineer to join our small, busy but fast-growing Dublin Bridges team. This is an exciting opportunity for technically able, self-motivated individuals with the desire to advance their career in a dynamic environment.

Due to AECOM’s demanding workload we are looking for someone with excellent experience and ability in analysis, design and strengthening, primarily of bridges but also a variety of other structures. You will have 4+ years’ experience, experience of working as part of a team, in the analysis and design of road and/or rail bridge structures in the major construction materials, together with some project management experience.

AECOM’s Bridges Departments in Dublin have an excellent track record in design, checking, strengthening and construction supervision of all types of bridges, including highway, railway and foot/cycle bridges, in steel, pre-stressed concrete, reinforced concrete and masonry. The Ireland Scotland Bridges Team currently numbers 50+ staff ranging from Technical Director to Graduate level.

A selection of our current and recent projects includes:

  • The Dublin AECOM Bridge team have been appointed by Dublin City Council (DCC) to carry out the detailed design, tender documents and construction supervision for the proposed Pedestrian and Cycle Bridges over the Royal Canal at North Wall Quay in Dublin City Centre. The scheme involves the design and construction of two bridges, one bridge dedicated to pedestrian use, with the second bridge provided for cyclists which will form a vital component of the proposed Liffey Cycle Scheme and future development of North Wall Quay.

  • AECOM are providing the detailed design, ecological services, PSDP and construction supervision service for the M7 Naas Newbridge Bypass Upgrade and M7 Osberstown Interchange & R407 Design and Build contract for Kildare County Council.

  • AECOM has been appointed to provide engineering consultancy services from preliminary stage through to construction stage for the infrastructure improvements at Glanmire village in county Cork. The scheme will include a greenway which will include a number of new foot/cycle bridges.

  • The bridges team are involved in the Newry Southern Relief Road Scheme which includes the provision of a single carriageway link to alleviate traffic congestion occurring between the A1 and A2 strategic routes within Newry. The scheme should include the provision of WS2+1 overtaking facilities and facilitate movement of vessels on the Newry Canal/Newry River.

Job Responsibilities:

  • A high level of technical knowledge and skill is required in order that the requirements of the job can be undertaken to the necessary standard:

  • Analysis and detailed design of road/rail bridges and other structures

  • Inspection, assessment and strengthening of road/rail bridges and other structures

  • Strong ability in finite element modelling

  • Good knowledge of the Eurocodes.

  • Good communication skills (written and spoken)

  • Understanding of soil mechanics

  • Supervision of graduate engineers and technicians

  • Planning and project administration

  • Prepare, implement and assess contract documents

  • Report writing

  • Client liaison

Minimum Requirements

  • Analysis and detailed design of road/rail bridges and other structures

  • Inspection, assessment and strengthening of road/rail bridges and other structures

  • Strong ability in finite element modelling

  • Good knowledge of the Eurocodes.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Either a Chartered Engineer (MICE, MIStructE or equivalent recognized professional qualification) or close to completion

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Benefits:

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.

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.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213366BR

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.