- Communication skills
- Fundamentals of Engineering
- Microsoft Office
Req ID: 16382
For more than 50 years, TranSystems has provided engineering and architectural planning, design and construction solutions to enhance the movement of goods and people across today’s integrated transportation infrastructure. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., its professionals in more than 30 offices throughout the U.S. perform a broad range of services to all sectors of the transportation and federal marketplaces. Services are delivered throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to construction to long-term operations, maintenance and rehabilitation.
TranSystems’ Fort Worth, Texas office has an immediate opening for a Bridge Engineer. This entry level position includes structural design, rehabilitation, and inspection of bridges and tunnels along with the preparation of load ratings, construction documents, specifications, and estimates. In addition, duties may include construction inspection services. Day to day assignments and technical guidance will be provided by current staff. Applicants must possess strong technical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to travel for projects, the ability to work in the field conducting bridge inspections up to 25% of the time and must be able to work well in a team environment on multi-disciplinary projects.
Bachelor’s degree in civil and/or structural engineering with an emphasis in structures from an ABET-accredited university or college
Individuals should be competent in reading plans and shop drawings, and evaluating contractor compliance with construction plans and specifications.
Team oriented engineer with strong communication skills.
Experience with Microsoft Suite
NBIS Routine or Fracture Critical Bridge inspection experience
NHI 2-Week course – Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges
TxDOT bridge consulting and/or construction services experience
Having passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination
No relocation assistance - Local candidates preferred.
The preferred candidate will have a structural engineering background, knowledge of Microstation, AutoCAD, and some experience with structural engineering design drawings, specifications and cost estimates.
General Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assists others in analyzing information and data to perform routine design and bridge load rating tasks.
May be asked to participate in non-design engineering activities such as construction inspection and materials testing, surveying, CADD production, and field data collection.
Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.
Research design options and document findings for Senior Project Engineer.
Maintains project database by writing computer programs; entering and backing up data.
Researches code requirements.
Prepares administrative reports required for project permits.
Keeps Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project schedule or scope or additional services.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Takes part as a member of field crew on structure inspection assignments. Takes photos, measurements, and produce inspection sketches.
Ability to clearly describe field observations and convey information with sketches and technical writing.
The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc).
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one that is subject to U.S. law.