Bridge Engineer In Training - Transportation Market
Gresham, Smith and Partners
Birmingham, AL, US
4d ago

Our transportation team helps improve the connectivity of the community through solutions that support the safe and efficient movement of goods, services and people.

Our Transportation Market - Bridge Group is excited to add to their growing team in one of our offices along the Gulf Coast region.

Responsibilities :

  • Assist in designing bridge and roadway projects, including coordination with engineers, designers, technicians, and CADD personnel.
  • Participate in bridge inspections for routine and complex bridge structures, the development of the preparation of engineering reports, plans and specifications for major and minor projects.
  • Preparation and review preliminary and final plans and technical specifications, contract documents and estimates, and make recommendations for additions, deletions and substitutions when modifications are necessary.
  • Communicate and interact with project team members, client representatives, review agencies and others as appropriate to project.
  • Assist in resolving a variety of complex problems (e.g., conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements).

  • Perform tasks that demonstrate strong attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills, build and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships and to work independently on multiple tasks preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and collaborative skills.

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil / Transportation / Structural Engineering is required; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in bridge design engineering which included project work on complex structures, finite element analysis, seismic analysis and design;
  • Strongly prefer MDOT or LADOTD experience.

  • Bridge inspection experience / certification preferred.
  • E.I. certification required.
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles, practices and techniques, including AASHTO guidelines.
  • Experience in developing and modifying MathCADD programs.
  • Experience with bridge engineering software including LEAP Bridge and MDX, is required. Refined analysis with Midas or other finite element analysis software is preferred.
  • Expertise in Microstation V8i, Inroads, Open Roads Designer, and Microsoft Office applications, (particularly Word and Excel) preferred.
  • Gresham Smith is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities / Women / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

    Gresham Smith will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, headhunters, contract recruiters, search firms or employment agencies.

    An executed GRESHAM PLACEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) is required prior to any payment obligation for either a referral or recruiter fee.

    In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously executed PSA, GRESHAM SMITH explicitly reserves the right to recruit and hire those candidate(s) at its discretion, and without any financial obligation whatsoever to the recruiter or agency.

    Any such unsolicited resume or candidate contact information, including those submitted directly to GRESHAM SMITH’S hiring managers or any other employee, shall become the property of GRESHAM SMITH upon receipt.

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