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Project Bridge Engineer

Worthington, OH 43085

Posted: 11/16/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 581811 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide design services across a variety of practices as part of a diverse design team.
  • Lead / help design bridge projects in OH as well as other states with a broad array of sizes (including design submissions).
  • Perform structural analysis and/or design of Bridges (Highway and Railroad), Culverts, Retaining Walls, and Overhead Sign Structures on various bridge replacement/rehabilitation projects, highway improvement projects and multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Coordinate / work with internal staff to perform design calculations, plan preparation, quantity calculations, necessary field work, and submission to a variety of clients.
  • Utilize a variety of tools to perform engineering and design tasks.
  • Work with internal staff when participating in current bridge inspection initiatives to ensure NBIS compliance; this also includes technical writing to complete inspector reports and other engineering documentation.
  • Mentor less-experienced staff, and assist project staff for a variety of projects (as needed).
  • Assist with scheduling / budgeting projects.
  • Assist with the writing of proposals.
  • Additional tasks may be assigned, as needed.
Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, or a related technical discipline.
  • At least 7 years of professional experience working in Civil Engineering (preferably with Transportation / Bridge Design projects).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • P.E. license is strongly preferred!
  • Successful completion of FHWA-NHI-13005 (Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges) is a plus!
  • Experience working with a variety of bridge design & inspection projects.
  • Deep knowledge / expertise with ODOT design criteria; experience with leading design submissions for DOT projects is a plus!
  • Proven ability to contribute to plan preparation on all phases of an engineering design project while utilizing advanced engineering principles.
  • Proficiency with engineering tools (e.g.: CADD, BIM, BrIM, etc.); experience with AutoCAD and/or Bentley MicroStation is a plus!
  • Knowledge and experience with structural analysis software such as STAAD, LEAP Bridge, LEAP Concrete, AASHTOWare BrR, BRASS, etc.
  • Proven ability to work independently to solve engineering design issues as well as providing justification for corresponding work changes.
  • Adaptable approach to learn and apply new skills effectively.
  • Proactive ability to investigate / seize opportunities to improve work products (especially with a corresponding sense of pride and ownership in your work!).
  • Ability to establish credibility in the field via professional organizations and other networking opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).

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