Posted: Nov 12, 2018
Location: Austin, Texas
Full Time

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

The Project Engineer will work integrally and collaboratively with a team of engineers and technicians in designing and producing a variety of bridge and structural projects under the direct supervision of the Team Leader. Great client service capability is a must. Technical specialization and proactivity are encouraged. Job location is 811 Barton Springs, Austin, TX, 78704.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work collaboratively in a team environment to accomplish task assignments related to schematic and PS&E bridge design for a variety of transportation projects, with a focus on TxDOT work.
  • Use LEAP Concrete, LEAP Steel, PG Super, MDX, BGS and TxDOT bridge design programs to design bridge elements.
  • Use Microstation, GEOPAK and InRoads. Able to use or learn to use OpenRoads and OpenBridge Modeler software to develop designs of transportation projects.
  • Produce, or learn to produce, 3D geometric designs for horizontal & vertical geometry for bridges, culverts, retaining walls and embankments, and cutting cross sections and detail sheets.
  • Assist members of project design team with engineering programs, design tasks and tools.
  • Initiative to implement improvement of project quality and technical capabilities.
  • Preparation, modification and submission of bridge drawings, layouts, and other visual aids, following project scopes, budgets and schedules.
  • Calculate plan quantities, costs of materials and estimates.
  • Conduct field visits.
  • Perform related work as assigned.
  • Foundation and retaining wall design experience and a working knowledge of LPile is a big plus.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering preferred. Structural or transportation emphasis required.
  • Four years of industry experience in engineering.
  • Experience in the design of TxDOT bridge and structural projects. Roadway design experience a plus.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE

Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of engineering principles and practices. Familiarity with TxDOT and local rules, regulations, standards, and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of AASHTO LRFD. Ability to use TxDOT Bridge Design and Detailing Manuals and follow TxDOT Policy.
  • Skilled in the use of computer-aided design techniques including the following software applications: Bentley MicroStation, GeoPak, LEAP Steel, LEAP Concrete, PG Super, Bluebeam, Adobe. Familiarity with OpenRoads, OpenBridge Modeler, MDX, MIDAS, RM Bridge and LARS
  • Bridge a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office software such as: MS Word, Power Point, Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Passion for all types of bridge engineering.
  • Possess a “can do” attitude with the ability to take initiative and use latitude to get the job done.
 

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