Senior Bridge Engineer

Michael Baker International
US-WV-Charleston
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  • Post Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Start Date: 1/12/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

WHO WE ARE
Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.
 

 
BRIDGE PRACTICE
Michael Baker International has addressed bridge design, construction and preservation challenges with innovative and sustainable solutions.  Exemplifying its depth and versatility in the bridge space, Michael Baker International, ranked Number Five by Engineering News-Record in its annual ranking of Bridge Design Firms in the United States, has partnered with clients on a full spectrum of bridge types-from conventional grade separations to major, complex river crossings, including trusses, arches, box girders and cable-stayed bridges.
 
DESCRIPTION
Michael Baker International is seeking an experienced Senior Bridge Engineer to join our staff in our growing Charleston, WV office. 
 

  • The selected individual will prepare and check structural analysis and design computations for conventionally reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, and structural steel bridge structures.
  • Prepare and check geometric calculations related to horizontal and vertical alignment of bridge structures.
  • Check contract drawing and the submittal of contractor shop drawings for the bridge structures mentioned above.  The ability to be able to assemble a set of bridge plans a plus.
      
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
  • 8 years of experience.  A Master’s degree can be substituted for 1-2 years of experience
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration in West Virginia preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable designs standards (AASHTO, ACI, AISC, and WVDOT-DOH)
  • Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of commonly used software such as Microsoft Office products, more specifically Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of computer aided design software (CAD), including AutoCAD and MicroStationV8i, with a greater emphasis on MicroStation V8i
  • Familiarity with structural analysis programs such as Mathcad, FB-MultiPier, MDX Software, and Midas Civil highly desirable
  • Candidate must be willing to perform bridge inspections in West Virginia and throughout the United States, requirements for bridge inspections are as follows:
    • Ability to comfortably work at heights above 100 feet
    • Willingness to work in all types of weather conditions
    • Minimal exposure to unpleasant and/or hazardous working conditions
    • Willingness to travel out of town for work
    • Amount of travel required is 15%
    • Prepare and write bridge inspection reports, Inspect Tech experience a plus
 
 
 




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