Bridge Design Job Description

Bridge Design Job Description

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Bridge design provides advanced technical admin support to the Director & management team, creating & maintaining reports and presentations, using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other software tools as required.

Bridge Design Duties & Responsibilities

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TxDOT Bridge design experience preferred
Maintain strong relationships with clients, designers, consultants and subcontractors
Hiring of subcontractors/vendors including negotiations, sub agreements, material agreements and PO’s
Engage, hire, manage third party resources (engineering, subject matter experts, consultants)
Chair project meetings, including project team, owner and subcontractor meetings
Identify project risks and develop mitigation plans, and develop, track and capitalize on project opportunities
Compile reports regarding financial, schedule and production reports for upper management
Invest in the development and mentoring of project staff and direct reports
Serving as Project Manager on a large, complex bridge project and responsible for the full performance of every phase of a major project or a group of projects
Supervising and mentoring a group of Project Managers and providing technical support and guidance to engineering staff

Bridge Design Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Bridge Design

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Education for Bridge Design

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Employers hiring for the bridge design job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Civil Engineering, Design, Technical, Construction, Education, Graduate, Science, Drafting, Civil Engineering Technology

Skills for Bridge Design

Desired skills for bridge design include:

AutoCAD and Microstation
Microstation
MS Excel and Word
AutoCAD
Microsoft Word and Excel
Word and Excel
ODOT practice and procedures
CONSPAN
Structural software

Desired experience for bridge design includes:

Going into the fall 2017 semester, it's required of candidates to be enrolled in at least their junior year within a Structural Engineering curriculum at an ABET university
Experience with working and thriving in a team environment and collaborating with all levels of personnel and management is required
Experience with using analytical, conceptual, and problem solving skills is required
Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision is required
Ability to present work progress with good oral and/or written communication skills is required
2 years of bridge design experience preferred

Bridge Design Examples

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Bridge Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of bridge design. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for bridge design
  • Recruiting high performers that will advance the strategic goals and developing a collaborative work environment
  • Assisting in the implementation and management of QA procedures and ensuring Quality objectives are achieved
  • Performing constructability and bid ability reviews and assisting in claims mitigation and dispute resolution as needed
  • Provides engineering support and training to staff members and to field forces during construction
  • Prepares fabrication specifications & tender documents
  • Identify, interpret and apply appropriate design standards and codes
  • Participate in technical meetings and discussions
  • You will prepare engineering and procurement schedules interface with CAD designers, other engineers and subcontractors
  • Your deliverables may include structural designs for single span, long span, suspension bridges, movable bridges, reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, precast concrete, and steel bridges
  • Ensure Compliance with federal, state and local requirements by studying existing codes and ordinances as related to the application of engineering and design principals
Qualifications for bridge design
  • Required that candidates must be enrolled in at least their junior year within a Civil Engineering curriculum going into the 2017 fall semester
  • Preferred those enrolled in a masters degree program
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or related field
  • Capable of motivating and instilling teamwork in all project areas
  • Strong math/accounting and estimating skills
  • Exceptional understanding of construction industry
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Bridge Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a bridge design. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for bridge design
  • Coordinates work efforts and reviews of work performed by project team
  • Responsible for the leadership and management of team in support of the project’s profitable operation
  • Actively manage project communications and documentation
  • Manage overall project quality control and quality assurance programs
  • Provide project and administrative support to senior staff and project managers
  • Preparation of bridge plans and details
  • Preparation of bridge quantity calculations
  • Provide specific, conclusive calculations utilizing both ASD, and LRFD design approaches
  • Oversee structural production efforts for designs
  • Lead and mentor junior level team bridge engineers
Qualifications for bridge design
  • Bachelor of Science in the field of Engineering
  • 12-15 years of experience as a PM or similar roles
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large complex projects >$100M
  • Experienced in self-perform Heavy Civil Construction
  • Transportation - DOT - Roads / Highways / Bridges
  • This position requires a minimum of 20 years as a Project Manager or project related experience managing bridge projects
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Bridge Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bridge design. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for bridge design
  • Observe and assist with developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives
  • Assist with the development of drawings and visual aids
  • Work under supervision of a project manager, senior-level team member or task manager
  • Assist project managers or senior engineers with task production
  • Assist in maintaining project documentation
  • Perform engineering calculations, structural analysis and prepare CADD drawings as needed
  • Other duties as may be assigned to meet business needs
  • Independently develops and/or supervises the creation of bridge design products that meet customer quality requirements
  • Typical work may include detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses
  • Typical work may include preparing engineering computations, structural drawings, material quantity takeoffs, estimates and technical reports
Qualifications for bridge design
  • A strong background in bridge engineering and business development with a verifiable track record of winning and executing large complex bridge projects in the NYC area and NY State with a construction value greater than $100M
  • Experience leading a bridge practice with sales and financial responsibilities
  • Established relationships with public sector clients in the New York City area
  • Experience with various forms of alternative delivery (design-build and PPP) and established relationship with contractors is desirable
  • Self-starter with the ability to address multiple priorities and consistently meet deadlines
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to challenge and confront and lead through “influence”
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Bridge Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a bridge design. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for bridge design
  • Responsible for preparation and completion of discipline engineering designs that are responsive to project needs
  • Develop project design criteria, design calculations, construction details, quantities and cost estimates
  • Construction phase monitoring and inspection
  • Provide design review comment on plans and calculations
  • Preparation of contract documents and plans
  • Signing and Sealing of contract plans & documents
  • Responsible for the design or design check of assigned projects
  • Structural analysis, design and detailing of highway and bridges and other transportation related structures and providing complete design efforts with minimal direction
  • Coordinates design development and/or assist in providing technical direction to the scope of projects
  • Develops project design criteria, design calculations, construction details, quantities and cost estimates
Qualifications for bridge design
  • Registration as a NY PE is required
  • Managing, leading and inspiring the bridge design team
  • Planning and resource allocation of the Bridge Engineering Department
  • Planning and monitoring budgets, schedules and resources to ensure project goals are met
  • Preparation of concept and preliminary engineering solutions for project detailed design
  • Assistance and preparation of technical and financial fee proposals
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Bridge Design Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a bridge design. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for bridge design
  • Coordinates with clients to define work programs and budgets, provide leadership in project planning and strategy including general oversight and planning, project management, project implementation, and ensuring quality of work products
  • Perform seismic detailing, pushover, ductility, and frame analysis
  • Identify technical differentiators and develop schemes for key project pursuits
  • Construction plans production using CADD
  • Preliminary and final design for concrete and steel structures
  • Assure that the bridges are designed in accordance with approved Provincial requirements following accepted industry practices and procedures
  • Coordinate technical requirements of Bridge and other heavy structures with Bridge engineers, civil engineers, architects
  • Provide leadership for Design-Build bridge practice sub-discipline
  • Lead the development of contract plans and specifications relating to new and rehabilitation designs of Bridges and other heavy structures, to include Design-Build Documents
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope for the respective specialty
Qualifications for bridge design
  • Client liaison & coordination with other design disciplines
  • Assist with the Business Development of the Office/Branch
  • Make a significant contribution to the sales, profitability and management of work and people in the Department
  • Maintain the highest level of technical skill on all projects undertaken under his/her control
  • To lead the development and training of leading edge technical skills and understand how to practically apply them in ways that adds value to the company’s services
  • Bachelor degree in Civil/Structural Engineering and Masters degree in Civil/ Structural/ Highways

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