Bridge Engineer
2d ago


We currently have the opportunity for a talented Engineer to join the Rail Eastern team based in York with the option of working up to 60% of your time in home working environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, diverse and successful team that is growing rapidly. Successful candidates will be rewarded with a variety of interesting and challenging rail projects and an opportunity to develop their careers with a successful global engineering consultancy.

We will support you in progressing towards incorporated or chartered membership of your chosen institution

About The Team

The railway sector is one of our core markets, and we pride ourselves on delivering new and exciting resolutions for rail infrastructure design and construction schemes.

The Rail Eastern business based in York and covering Network Rail’s Eastern Region is growing off the back of recent wins.

We’ve bucked the trend by growing our business by 20% during Covid whilst other companies have cut back. We’re delivering a multitude of projects for clients including Network Rail, Nexus, Tier one Contractors and Local Authorities as well as supporting other parts of the UK business to deliver HS2, Crossrail and other Network Rail Frameworks.

The York bridges team are an enthusiastic, skilled and welcoming team who are looking for individuals who bring their own ideas and innovations to help the team grow.

This open approach ensures that all members feel represented and valued.

About This Role :

Reporting to the bridges Team Leader as a Bridge Engineer you will provide design delivery on a variety of bridge and multi-disciplinary projects within the rail environment.

As we operate in such a diverse marketplace, you will gain an experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and test your technical knowledge.

This range of projects allows individuals to ensure they work on projects that suit them, whether this is a large project such as HS2 or working alongside a senior engineer to design a bespoke bridge solution.

You will be a key technical team member in the Rail Eastern bridges design team, responsible for and involved in the delivery of project-related tasks to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations.

We will provide personal development which will allow you to progress your career. We will offer you the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognised Technical Leaders who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success.

We can offer :
  • Pension
  • Pension
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Life & health insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Flexible benefits scheme cycle to work, interest free season ticket loans etc.
  • Why Arcadis?

    We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams : Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race.

    A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success. We work flexibly and encourage a blend of remote and office, based working, part time working and role sharing.

    At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals.

    And, as a people first’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.

    At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what’s most important. Look beyond our projects and programmes and you’ll see it’s about human stories.

    From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we’re focused on making an impact where it matters most and improving quality of life.

    We have dedicated office based teams progressing Diversity & Inclusion, innovation and sustainability initiatives which would welcome and encourage you to join and participate in. #LI-HR1


    Minimum Academic Qualifications :

  • Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Essential Experience :

  • You will have a gained bridge design experience, preferably within a rail environment.
  • Experience preparing design deliverables using bridge analysis and design software packages as well as using manual calculation methods
  • Experience of working within design teams where you would take a leading role in the delivery of design tasks, supporting graduate and apprentice engineers and working alongside BIM technicians to complete project designs and deliverables
  • You will have made considerable demonstrable progress with your Institution Training Programme, which we will then support you in completing. #LI-HR1
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