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Bridge Structural Engineer

Company: TranSystems Corporation
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:We are excited to share that TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2021. For more than 50 years, TranSystems has committed to a mission of performing engineering and architectural planning, design, and construction solution services in a manner that is both safe and in compliance with all applicable regulatory and client requirements. At TranSystems, we have established and continue to nurture a culture that is committed to providing quality services for our clients. We're looking for top talent to grow with our firm.Responsibilities:What you'll be challenged to do:TranSystems' North Charleston/Columbia/Greenville South Carolina offices have immediate openings for a Structural/Bridge Engineer. The positions are open to entry level engineers up through 8 years of experience. The positions includes structural design, rehabilitation, and inspection of bridges and tunnels along with the preparation of load ratings, construction documents, specifications, and estimates. In addition, duties may include construction inspection services. Day to day assignments and technical guidance will be provided by current staff Project Managers. Assignments may involve travel within the continental United States.Assists others in analyzing information and data to perform inspection/design tasks.May be asked to participate in non-design engineering activities such as construction inspection and materials testing, surveying, CADD production, and field data collection.Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.Responsible for accuracy of engineering design, reports, load ratings, and plans, quality presentation, thoroughness and follow-through, and efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company standards.Research design options and document findings for Senior Project Engineer.Maintains project database by writing computer programs; entering and backing updata.Researches code requirements.Keeps Senior Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project schedule or scope or additional services.Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.Assist or participate in preparation of business proposals.Be willing to travel within the continental United States.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.E. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc).The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.Qualifications:What you bring to our firm:Bachelor's degree in civil and/or structural engineering with an emphasis in structures from an ABET-accredited university or college.Completion of the Engineering-in-Training exam is strongly encouraged.Individuals should have experience in reading plans and shop drawings, and evaluating contractor compliance with construction plans and specifications.Team oriented engineer with strong communication skills.Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.), and experience with engineering design packages such as AutoCAD (required), MicroStation (desirable), AASHTO BrR. Staad.Pro, MathCAD, LUSAS and/or other structural analysis software systems.Able and willing to travel within the continental United States.Physically capable of performing field work including working at heights, carrying ladders and gear, working in adverse weather conditions, etc.Valid Driver's License.What we'd prefer for you to bring to our firm:The preferred candidate will have a structural engineering background, knowledge of Microstation, AutoCAD, and experience with structural engineering design drawings, specifications and cost estimates.No relocation assistance Local candidates preferred.Strong background in the development of Type Study Reports and design of bridges for SCDOT and other local transportation agencies.Familiarity with structural/bridge design process through application of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and SCDOT Bridge Design Manual requirements.Rope access experience or an interest in learning rope access techniques (SPRAT, IRATA).Intimate experience with Microsoft Excel including basic programming ability.Completion of the following: NHI Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges (FHWA-NHI-130055), NHI Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges (FHWA-NHI-130078) and NHI Tunnel Safety Inspection (FHWA-NHI-130110).Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer in MA.TranSystems is proud to be an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).As the employer of choice, we are committed to action and strive for a company that reflects the vast diversity of our country and the communities we serve. TranSystems is committed to embracing diversity in all forms, including race, culture, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, thought and religious background. We acknowledge the impacts of prejudice and discrimination on historically underserved communities. We commit to establishing a more diverse, inclusive and positive work environment that drives innovation.Recruiters or staffing agencies: TranSystems is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate, their resume, or profile to a TranSystems employee without 1) a current, fully-executed agreement on file and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.

Keywords: TranSystems Corporation, Charleston , Bridge Structural Engineer, Engineering , North Charleston, South Carolina

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