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Supervising Bridge Engineer job in Chicago

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Job Ref:  30953
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Chicago
21/10/2016 05:12
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. NA

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff's Chicago office has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic and motivated Supv. Bridge Engineer who will be responsible for leading design and plan development tasks and performing structural analysis and design of a variety of structure types, the majority would be related to highway and railroad infrastructure.

Some of the exciting and high profile projects that you will be a part of in the Chicago Office are:
      • Jane Byrne Circle Interchange
      • Lake Shore Drive Bascule bridge over the Chicago River
      • IL 178 over Illinois River
      • Webster Street Movable Bridge over the North Branch Chicago River
The selected candidate will be responsible for providing the following:
      • Mentoring and developing junior staff will be a significant aspect to this position.
      • Proactive with project changes and its impact on project budget. Project scoping and maintaining project budget.
      • Familiarity with AASHTO design criteria (LFD & LRFD) and with DOT work.
      • Ability to provide close coordination with others on the project, independent quality control and quality assurance reviews.
      • Visiting with clients for growing business and keeping them and other team members well informed.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
      • Strong technical skills in structural analysis, including dynamic and seismic analysis, and design of various types of bridge structures including Movable Bridges.
      • A minimum of 10 years experience in bridge engineering. Movable Bridge structural design and inspection experience are pluses.
      • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
      • Accustomed to working in a team environment on challenging projects
      • FHWA - NHI - Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges training and Fracture Critical Bridges Training are pluses.
      • Considering local candidates only

Education Required:
      • Master of Science in Civil Engineering is required.
      • S.E. is required
      • Ability to work in this country immediately required on a full time permanent basis.

WSP|PB has offices located around the world and promotes work-sharing opportunities regionally, nationally, and internationally which is supported by an exceptionally advanced technology and IT group to promote work-sharing opportunities on exciting projects without requiring extensive travel.

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