Lead Bridge Engineer

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WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff
United States

Web Site: http://pbworld.com/

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Lead Bridge Engineer


Herndon, VA 



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About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wsp-pb.com/usa
The Complex Bridge Division of WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff has an immediate opening for a Lead Bridge Engineer, with approximately 8 to 12 years of experience in bridge design in our Herndon, VA office.  The individual must be a highly enthusiastic and motivated candidate with experience in design of new bridges and bridge rehabilitation to work on exciting projects in Northern Virginia/Washington, DC region and projects in other regions. Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience and leadership in managing projects and design of different types of bridges. The successful applicant will be part of a team working on diverse infrastructure projects. 
Job Duties Include: 
  • Leading design efforts related to managing bridge projects, directing junior engineers, and providing coordination/contact with the clients
  • Performing structural analysis and design of bridge structures including new bridges, bridge rehabilitation projects, and load ratings
  • Plan production and coordination with other disciplines
  • Providing quality reviews for various projects, including checking of calculations and design plan

Job Requirements
  • Professional Engineer’s (PE) license required as well as ability to obtain in Virginia within the first year.
  • Candidates must have a BSCE. Master of Science in Civil Engineering (structures emphasis) is a plus;
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in bridge engineering, including new bridges and bridge rehabilitation;
  • Strong technical skills in structural analysis and design of various types of bridge structures and use of different bridge design software;
  • Accustomed to working in a team environment on challenging projects;
  • Familiarity with VDOT design requirements and details is a plus;
  • Experience with at least one CADD platform (MicroStation);
  • Design-Build pursuit and/or project experience is a plus;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to immediately work in this country is required.
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately. 
EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation
In May 2017, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will rebrand as WSP.