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Structural Bridge Engineer

Department: FL-Orlando
Location: Orlando, FL

VHB is seeking a Structural Engineer to join the dynamic and growing structures group in our Orlando, FL office. In this position, the successful candidate will serve as a design or project engineer, assist the Project Manager with task management in the planning, analysis, design, and detailing of bridge and other transportation related structural projects.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic and innovative team, across state lines and across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of projects in size and scope. VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top Engineering Firms to work for up and down the East Coast, was awarded “Employer of the Year” by WTS in 2018, currently #10 in Zweig Group’s Top 100 Hot Firms, and has a 96% CEO approval rating on Glassdoor.

VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

Responsibilities

  • Develop conceptual, preliminary, and final plans for bridge projects using MicroStation or AutoCAD
  • Lead bridge inspections and perform load capacity ratings
  • Perform bridge project scoping studies and alternatives analyses
  • Calculate quantities and develop construction cost estimates
  • Develop contract documents and specifications
  • Perform engineering design of bridges and highway structures as well as structural elements for land development projects
  • Travel for short periods (generally one week maximum) to work on projects in other VHB offices along the East Coast may be required occasionally

Skills and Abilities

  • Must possess strong technical skills
  • Familiarity with bridge design (steel, wood, concrete, prestressed concrete) and detailing. Seismic analysis is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality control and quality assurance
  • Enthusiasm to learn and ability to take responsibility

Qualifications

  • BS in Civil Engineering (structural emphasis preferred), structural graduate degree a plus
  • 3-6 years of professional bridge design experience
  • EIT/PE preferred
  • Licensed PE in Florida (or ability to obtain within 6 months) is a plus
  • Possess an understanding of completing transportation studies, design reports, final design documents and developing contract plans, in conformity with accepted engineering standards and procedures including FDOT, AASHTO, AREMA, & other state DOT’s
  • Familiarity with structural engineering software (AASHTOWare, STAAD Pro, LARSA, SP Column, FB Pier, MerlinDASH, Mathcad, MIDAS, etc.)
  • Familiarity with FDOT structural programs is a strong plus.
  • MicroStation and AutoCAD experience a strong plus

Please submit applications online and include a cover letter.

At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

VHB participates in the E-verify employment authorization program.

VHB also maintains a drug-free workplace.

If you are in need of special assistance in applying for individuals with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please call our HR contact, Mary Ann Forde at 407-982-4495 or email mforde@vhb.com.

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