Senior Bridge Engineer

We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving-whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

The role of a Senior Bridge Engineer is to lead engineering teams on projects and serve as quality control for both design calculations and plan development. They may be responsible for preparing designs and ensuring the development and delivery of successful structural projects such as bridges, highway interchanges, roadway reconstruction, railroad infrastructure and public spaces.

The Senior Bridge Engineer will provide direct supervision; act as an advisor and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems. This is an opportunity to be involved in a variety of aspects when it comes to bridges such as design, analysis, load rating, inspection, and rehabilitation/repair. Additionally, Stantec integrates skills and resources throughout North America, offering opportunities to work on bridge assignments throughout the country.

The Senior Bridge Engineer will be responsible for managing the scope and integration of subcontractors and employees. It is expected that the Senior Bridge Engineer supports business development and the delivery of proposals. Under general supervision, plan, design, and direct structural engineering projects. Provides resources and schedules in response to specified completion dates and technical applications. Prepares proposals and cost estimates and evaluates all project progress and recommends changes, if needed, in final procedures. The Stantec bridge group in Louisiana has been involved in complex bridge design projects for the LADOTD and MDOT on projects such an urban corridor with trapezoidal girders in Lafayette, LA; a curved steel plate girder interchange in Gulfport, MS; and, current projects such as a navigational channel crossing in Lake Charles, LA and design-build delivery of an airport interchange in New Orleans, LA.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • May serve as a team leader on bridge inspection projects
  • Performs on technically complex transportation projects and acts as a technical resource by providing guidance to other team members
  • Leads preparation and coordination of construction documents and project specifications
  • Liaises with clients, agencies and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals
  • May write and negotiate proposals as project issues arise with clients or reviewing agencies
  • Perform other duties as needed

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Possess or able to obtain P.E. licenses in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi and NBIS Certified Bridge Inspector status
  • Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of project document production
  • Technical expert in all relevant areas of bridge design, understanding of various design methods, and a thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions
  • Proficient in Microstation, AASHTOWare BrR, MDX, LEAP, and any other relevant design software
  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manages time to meet project budget and schedule
  • Understands client expectations, budgeting, proposal writing, invoicing and collecting accounts receivable
  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate ideas, design issues and solutions to others
  • Ability to create and interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Structural Engineering or related field & Licensed Professional Engineer. Master's degree in Structural Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 - 15 years of experience.

Position may work in both an office and field setting.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Structural Engineer

Primary Location: United States-Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 19000273

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