Structural Engineer/Bridge Inspection Team Leader - 2017

Structural Engineer/Bridge Inspection Team Leader - 2017

Transportation and Infrastructure Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Structural Engineer/Bridge Inspection Team Leader

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We are seeking a Structural Engineer/Bridge Inspection Team Leader with a minimum of 8 years of experience for our Pittsburgh, PA office. Candidate will be responsible for performing bridge safety inspections and other structure related inspections in accordance with NBIS and PennDOT Pub 238. This position will work closely with the Project Manager to ensure all inspections, budgets, and quality of work is being met. This role will supervise Team Assistants performing inspections, preparing reports, and ensuring completion of projects. In addition, this position will complete and review bridge design plans and submittals for public infrastructure projects and requires familiarity with structural design software, Bentley Leap, AASHTO, PennDOT, and PTC design manuals and standards, as well as MicroStation V8i and ORD. If you love being able to perform a mixture of office and field work, then keep reading.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Inspects structures in accordance with NBIS and Pub 238.
  • Responsible for scheduling and coordinating inspection crews to complete inspections, reports, and reviews.
  • Identifies deficiencies, evaluates their conditions, and properly codes the structure in i-forms.
  • Identifies structure deficiencies and properly recommends repair for those deficiencies.
  • Communication priority maintenance items to the Project Manager
  • Records and maintains records of conditions of structures using i-forms and BMS2.
  • Meets with clients (i.e. Township Supervisors, Road Masters, PennDOT bridge engineers) to advise on the condition of structures.
  • Completes bridge load ratings
  • Uses measuring devices and non-destructive testing
  • Completes design calculations for new and existing bridges, retaining walls, culverts and other structures related to transportation.
  • Creating construction documents, including drawings and specifications.

Required Skills: 

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible structure design related experience
  • PE in Pennsylvania and/or ability to obtain PA PE within 6 months.
  • CBSI Certification. Must be able to recertify every two (2) years
  • Basic understanding of structural analysis and design of steel, concrete, pre-stressed concrete, and timber.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, attention to detail and the ability to work in a team environment.

Other positive attributes:

  • Experience in use of Microstation and/or AutoCAD.
  • Not be afraid of heights\Uses ladders, hydraulic man-lifts, and under-bridge cranes to access portions of structures that are otherwise inaccessible.
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions, operate inspection access equipment, carry ladders, work alongside highways and/or railroads.

STV, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to equal opportunity for all. Company practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any person's race, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sex stereotyping, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or immigration status, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital or partnership status, status, reproductive health decisions, military or veteran status, performance of duty in a uniformed service, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political party affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence or as a victim of sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status, salary history, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation status, expunged juvenile record, place of residence or business, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance.

STV, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201, US
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