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Lead Bridge Design Engineer

Company Name: ExactSource Retained by Client
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Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/12/2013
Posting Expiry Date: 9/10/2013
Pay Rate: $80-$120K

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Client Description

Our Client is an Engineering and Design consulting firm with many decades of experience providing top-notch services to a wide variety of clients in multiple markets. The firm has a very strong reputation for excellence, and for doing the right thing for their clients and employees. The firm is actively involved in their officesÆ local communities, and fosters an environment in which driven, entrepreneurial-minded individuals can excel and mold a truly successful career path.

Job Overview

Our Client is seeking an experienced and committed Senior Bridge Design Engineer to join their Philadelphia Transportation Division. The position involves leading, coordinating and completing bridge replacement and rehabilitation design projects of various sizes and complexities. The qualified candidate will be required to provide guidance and direction to junior engineers and CADD Technicians while preparing preliminary and final bridge construction drawings, reports, specifications, and estimates. The Lead Engineer will lead the development of bridge, retaining wall, culvert, and other structural design elements.

Additional Responsibilities

ò Manage public and private client relationships
ò Assist with Project Management tasks
ò Coordination of bridge tasks with traffic and highway staff
ò Coordination of bridge design elements with site designers

ò BachelorÆs Degree in Civil Engineering required, MSCE preferred
ò Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, additional State licensing preferred
ò Knowledge of and experience with the following agency materials: PennDOT Design Manuals, standards, software, and specifications; AASHTO LRFD and Standard Specifications
ò 14+ years of bridge design experience
ò Design team management experience
ò PennDOT Bridge Inspection Certification preferred
ò Previous experience on NJDOT and City of Philadelphia projects highly preferred
ò Knowledge of and experience using structural analysis software such as STADD, AutoCAD, or Microstation
ò Excellent written and verbal communications skills
ò Strong ability to manage multiple tasks and work effectively with multiple team members
ò Integrity and high ethical engineering standards


ò $80-120 yearly, depending on experience, location and fit with the opportunity
ò Medical/Dental/Vision/Supplemental Life/FSA options
ò Traditional 401k
ò Vacation/Holidays


Philadelphia, PA