• Transportation Intermediate Bridge Engineer / Project Engineer (PE)

    Requisition ID
    2018-24659
    Work Location
    US-GA-Kennesaw
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Structural
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a motivated team player to fulfill the role of Intermediate Bridge Engineer-PE. The position will be based out of our Atlanta / Kennesaw offices.

     

    This position is critical to our rapidly growing Transportation team in our Kennesaw, Georgia Office. Wood is a leader in Transportation with a focus on the highway mode, serving federal, state, and local DOT's. Wood has key contracts in place and a strong project portfolio presenting opportunities for rapid expansion of this practice. We are looking for self-starter candidates with the blend of engineering, supervisory, and analytical acumen needed for this exciting market place.

     

    Our team is known for innovation and outstanding customer service and will continue to build on these values. This is a unique opportunity for leadership and growth within our Environment & Infrastructure Solutions business.

     

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • Performs analyses for highly complex engineering projects
    • Design of highway bridges incorporating GDOT practices and AASHTO LRFD Specifications
    • Design of railroad bridges incorporating AREMA Manual for Railway Engineering practices (as needed)
    • Capable of running GDOT bridge Geometry or LEAP Geometry programs
    • Support the bridge department in executing projects of varying sizes and complexities including major highway bridges, minor bridges, culverts, and municipal pedestrian structures
    • Develop and review preliminary engineering plans of new bridges, bridge rehabilitation design, and detailed design of new bridge structures as well as completing bridge construction plans and specifications
    • Bridge evaluations including inspections and load ratings; if NBIS certified
    • Use of advanced bridge analysis/design software such as LEAP Enterprise, MDX, Csi Bridge, etc.
    • Prepare engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, and cost estimates
    • Bridge construction inspection and review of shop drawings
    • Support bridge inspection assignments (as needed)
    • Assist in overall project management activities as needed including proposals, budgeting, and scheduling
    • Conduct load evaluations, calculations, and review of drawing preparation and specifications, preparation of tender documents (including schedules and estimates) and construction administration
    • Maintain client relationships to further establish Wood’s presence in the field of bridge engineering
    • Assist in identification and preparation of proposal submissions for established and prospective clients
    • Assist in the development of new business opportunities
    • Mentor and provide assistance in the support and development of junior bridge group staff
    • Provide assistance to the bridge manager as well as the transportation group

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Relevant GDOT experience with a minimum 5-8+ years’ overall experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering (bridges) is required; Master’s degree or higher will be considered an asset
    • Registration as a professional engineer (PE) licensed to practice in Georgia is required or ability to acquire in 6 months from date of employment
    • Structural Engineer (SE) registrations is preferred
    • Professional registration in other states will be considered an asset
    • Sound understanding of the LRFD Highway Bridge Design Code (AASHTO) and GDOT Bridge Manuals and Standards
    • Excellent verbal, interpersonal skills, verbal communication skills and problem solving ability is essential in your work with multi-disciplinary team members and clients; a strong work ethic is required
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy, with an ability to work effectively in a team environment with minimum supervision and high personal standards for quality control
    • Good writing skills required in the preparation of correspondence, reports, and related project documentation
    • Highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks demonstrating a flexible approach to work assignments

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

    www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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