AECOM Structures Inspection Technician - Bridges in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Structures Inspection Technician - Bridges

United Kingdom - Manchester


Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Structures Inspection Technician who wants to pursue a career in the inspection and maintenance of bridges and other transportation structures. This role will be based in our Chesterfield office as part of our busy bridge investigations and surveys team within the bridges section.

Our office is a two minute walk from the railway station and equally close to Chesterfield town centre. In addition to a large bridges team of circa 30 staff, it also accommodates busy geotechnical engineering, environmental, buildings and places, transportation planning, water and major highways teams. We are now looking to enhance and grow the bridges investigations and surveys team with hard working individuals who share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.

The bridges investigation and surveys team are difficult access specialists able to carry out rope access, confined space entry, operate cherry pickers and erect scaffold towers. The team’s workload ranges from carrying out cyclical inspection programmes, inspection for assessment, special inspections, non-destructive testing and site supervision on a wide range of highway and rail bridges, buildings and other structures. The team is involved in local, national and international work with a variety of both, from the public and private sector.

Current projects include:

Derbyshire County Council Cyclical Inspections

Wolverhampton City Council

Sheffield Supertram

City of Edinburgh Council

Highways England Structures Inspection Review

As a Structures Inspection Technician you will have the following daily responsibilities:

Assisting with the Inspection of bridges, underground structures and retaining walls to national and international standards, principally on highways and railways bridges, culverts, subways etc.

Assisting with preparing inspection reports including producing sketches and drawings within AutoCAD.

Complying with health and safety and quality procedures

Care/maintenance of inspection equipment

Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this position we would like to hear from candidates with the following;

• 9 GCSE grade A-C including Science, English and Maths.

• Good communication skills and an enthusiastic attitude to work.

• A commitment to comply with Health and Safety at Work and meeting the needs of our Clients.

• Willingness to work towards accreditation for the Bridge Inspectors Scheme.

• A good understanding of standard computer software packages, MS Office.

• Experience or / qualifications in difficult access techniques such as roped or confined space access would be advantageous but is not essential as training in this area will be given if necessary.

Sponsorship to gain higher qualifications may be available to the right applicant.

Preferred Qualifications

As above.

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.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 160002BR