Collins Engineers, Inc., an ENR Top 500 Design Firm providing design and inspection services to the transportation, marine, construction, and land development industries, is seeking a self-motivated Structural Inspection Engineer Team Leader to be an integral part of our team in Escanaba, Michigan. As a growing, multi-disciplined civil engineering and professional services firm, Collins is a great place to grow your career. We are large enough to provide a broad range of experiences and exposure to a variety of projects, but small enough to foster a flexible environment and family atmosphere. We encourage independent, critical thinkers who grow and expand the ways in which we serve our clients. We foster an environment of personal and professional growth, and offer the opportunity to work on interesting and unique projects.
This position will provide the opportunity to work on a variety of structural inspection and design projects that include:
Inspection of bridges and waterfront structures
Ancillary and sign structure inspections
Above water bridge inspection including routine and fracture critical bridge inspections and reporting, bridge rehabilitation design, and bridge load ratings
Design of bridges, transportation structures, earth retention structures, and waterfront structures
Oil & Gas refinery facilities inspections and repair design
This position is a mix of office and fieldwork with some local travel. We offer plenty of opportunities for growth, working with professionals who have decades of experience developing industry-defining techniques. Collins promotes an “open door” policy and with leaders who listen to suggestions at all levels, so applicants who bring their own ideas and who enjoy a collaborative workspace will excel. Collins brings the support needed to advance your career, where continuous development and education, and participation with technical committees will be encouraged and supported.
The Team Leader is responsible for leading inspection teams and assisting in the successful completion of inspection and design projects.
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supervises above water and underwater bridge and ancillary design, inspection and evaluations.
Reviews, analyzes and provides recommendations on field and/or design issues or adaptations.
Assists in proposal preparation.
Prepares and monitors project budgets.
Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects.
Responsible for moderately difficult engineering projects in field or office in accordance with plans and specifications.
Performs moderately difficult engineering computations and estimates in designing engineering projects.
Prepares complete engineering plans or reports.
Directs and supervises the work of entry-level engineers, technicians, drafters and administrative staff.
Coaches field staff on the purpose and processes of inspections and inspection techniques.
Makes independent decisions within a general framework.
Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
Is active in technical societies.
Is available to attend meetings or events outside of normal working hours.
Actively observes and acts in an appropriate manner related to safety
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree and/or master’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year university and a minimum of 4 to 5 years of bridge or ancillary structure inspection experience.
Must have passed the NHI/FHWA Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges course.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) required
Professional Engineer (P.E.) preferred
NICET certification preferred
Valid driver’s license
View physical demands and our commitment to safety. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
As a federal contractor, Collins Engineers is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.
Notice to Third Party Agencies
Collins Engineers, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.
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