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Bridge Design Engineer, PEng


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Job Description

The transportation Business Line is made up of professional and technical experts in the highways, streets, airports, bridges, marine and rail disciplines. An Intermediate Bridge Engineer is responsible for the delivery of a range of projects for both private and public sector clients.

The AECOM Winnipeg office has an established track record of successfully delivering small to large transportation projects. Our modern office in west Winnipeg has good transportation links, ample free parking, and accommodates a multidisciplinary design centre. We are now looking to enhance and grow this team with individuals who have a sound technical background, who share our enthusiasm and determination, to support our expanding workload.

An Intermediate Bridge Engineer position is a leadership role within the group. Knowledge and understanding of delivery expectations must be understood to effectively lead as projects are executed under a conventional or alternative delivery models. Understanding of current bridge design codes is critical. Implied is an ability to complete a bridge design from planning through to detailed design stages for steel, concrete and wood structures.

You will have proven design experience delivering projects to Clients’ satisfaction at the appropriate standard, ensuring accuracy of drawings and calculations, and that designs are economical and appropriate and that the relevant codes and standards are complied with. You will have strong business development and client relationship skills and the ability to develop and manage the work of others. You will also have the technical ability and knowledge and competence to guide and teach others.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design of steel, concrete and wood bridges, both highway and rail, from a Functional Design stage to Preliminary and Detailed Design
  • Input to proposal preparation including corresponding cost estimates
  • Design/project team lead responsible for coordination of team and quality/timely deliverables
  • Manage the preparation of client reports, bringing together the contributions from other disciplines
  • Mentor and train junior staff
  • Develop positive Client relationships
  • Participation in local engineering activities and associations


    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering + 6+ years in bridge design and construction with recent bridge design experience.
    • Licensed or eligible to be licensed as Professional Engineer in Manitoba
    • Must have valid Driver's License

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated track record of delivering a range of technical projects from new build to rehabilitation
    • Experience with bridge condition assessments and load ratings
    • Experience with resident engineering and site supervision during construction
    • Experience of participating in multi-disciplinary engineering projects, focused on bridge design, with the ability to manage and coordinate supporting design inputs - geotechnical, hydrotechnical, environmental, roadway, lighting, aesthetics, consultation, etc.
    • A working knowledge of structural analysis software and modelling, such as SAP and STAAD
    • A working knowledge of bridge design codes for highway and rail structures including the AASHTO LRFD, CHBDC, and AREMA design codes
    • Master Degree or PhD in Structural Engineering are an asset
    • Experience of directing small teams of engineers and technicians
    • Experience in consulting engineering, both business and contracts, is an asset
    • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design
    • Enjoyment of deriving technical solutions from a pragmatic understanding of empirical theories
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

    Person Specification (Personality Attributes)

    • Ability to work independently.
    • Strong interpersonal, negotiating, problem-solving and analytical skills are a must.
    • Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems, and completes the task with minimal supervision.

    Additional Information

    • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.


    About AECOM

    AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

    Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

    You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

    You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

    AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

    Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.