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Structural Engineer- Transportation

Company: BGE
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

BGE, Inc. is a nationwide consulting firm that provides services in civil engineering, planning, landscape architecture, construction management, survey, and environmental services for public and private clients. Our employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package such as outstanding health care, generous 401(k) match, career mapping and highly competitive time away from work programs to include remote work options, dependent care, and flexible Fridays.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs structural engineering associated with public works projects, tunnels and access shaft design, bridge design and heavy highway construction including reinforced concrete design, structural steel design, prestressed concrete design, deep and shallow foundation analysis and design, complex retaining walls and systems, and maintenance/hydraulics access junction boxes
  • Conceptualizes the initial structural design approach for major phases of small to large projects or has overall responsibility for the structural engineering work on a project of a limited or larger scope.
  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates structural engineering work, and supervises the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with City, State, and County officials, and other outside agencies.
  • Resolves a variety of complex problems, (i.e. conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements).
  • Serves as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams.
  • Reviews plans and prepares or reviews technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.
  • Plans, schedules and conducts or coordinates construction services on projects of moderate to large scope.
  • Supervises the work of less experienced engineers and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project.
  • Assist in the management of projects.
  • Holds membership in professional associations and participates on company committees.
  • Performs other duties assigned by a Senior or Lead Engineer, Project Manager, or Supervisor Job Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
    • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Texas, or ability to have registration as a Professional Engineer in Texas within (60) days of hire date
    • A minimum of 5 to 10 years of progressive work experience in the civil/structural engineering field
    • Experience with structural services in the delivery of TxDOT Plans, Specifications, and Estimates
    • Experience with design of water/wastewater, tunnels, drainage, highway, marine, rail, and airport structures a plus.
      • In depth knowledge of American Concrete Insutites (ACI), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), Minimum Design Loads for Structures, ASCE 7, and American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Bridge Specifications. Some knowledge of American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) a plus.
        • Experience with STAAD or alternate structural engineering modeling software, other structural software, MDX, CSi, LEAP, LPILE+, Bentley Engineering products (OpenBridge design/modeling)
          • Demonstrated ability to supervise subordinates performing structural engineering analysis, design and contract document preparation
          • Ability to coordinate all phases of a project
          • Strong computer skills
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
            • In-office work is required, but we offer limited remote work as a benefit.

              BGE is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We prohibit discrimination and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: BGE, Austin , Structural Engineer- Transportation, Professions , Austin, Texas

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