Associate Director - Bridges & Structures Sector - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-08
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Croydon
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

In this role you will have the opportunity to steer your career and become an industry name in the sector. You will be operating at a senior level within AECOM and with our client base, focusing on the commercial viability, risk and profitability. An internal promotion has created this role, so we are seeking an Associate Director with experience in the Bridges sector which should include design, inspection, assessment, and refurbishment schemes, to join our busy and expanding experienced Croydon Bridges team.

Our team of around 90 engineers will allow you to demonstrate your team leadership and advance your career both technically and in project management. The environment we offer will allow you to thrive in our dynamic structures team.

Current projects include a major UK 5-year rail network infrastructure framework assessment contract. In addition to the significant long-term commissions on bridge assessment and inspection, principally in the rail environment, our initial assessment often leads to the requirement for the design of the refurbishment, strengthening or replacement. We also carry out design, inspection and assessment work for local authorities and design of new and refurbished bridge schemes working with framework contractors.

As an Associate Director you will have the following daily responsibilities:

  • Undertake and project manage rail and/or road bridge and associated structures engineering schemes from inspection and assessment, feasibility through to detailed design.

  • 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 of road and/or rail structures.

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

  • Structural inspections and reporting.

  • Excellent technical and communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Client liaison.

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

  • 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 progress to Chartership.

Minimum Requirements

You should have a good blend of the following:

  • You will have proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time, and budget.

  • Significant experience of leading project teams (including high-level technical skills), including inspection

and assessment and design of bridges either as standalone schemes or as part of multi-disciplinary

projects.

  • Chartered Engineer with ICE or IStructE.

  • 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.

  • Experience of Eurocodes, British Standards and assessment codes.

  • 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

  • Ideally educated to MSc level or equivalent.

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

  • You will have a current clean driving license and be willing to travel throughout the UK to visit sites.

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. 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.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Bridges

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253979BR

Virtual: 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.