HNTB Engineer III - Structural (Bridge Inspection Team Leader \ Bridge Design) in Concord, New Hampshire

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The time is right to join HNTB! Our Westbrook office has an immediate opening for a motivated and experienced Structural Engineer with NBIS Bridge Inspection Team Leader qualifications. The successful candidate for this position will be primarily responsible for planning, coordinating and leading highway and railroad bridge inspections on conventional and complex structures throughout the State of Maine. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs, including the oversight of inspection team members, client outreach and coordination, proposal development, the completion of bridge load ratings, and assisting in the delivery of bridge design assignments on an as-needed basis.

This position can be located in our Westbrook, ME or Concord / Manchester, NH office locations.

Job Summary

Within a given discipline, is fully competent to complete engineering-related tasks including research, development, calculations, design and delivery with minimal direction. On tasks basis, is responsible for preparation and completion of discipline engineering efforts that are responsive to project needs. Coordinates preparation of design details, plans, and drawings within assigned task areas.

Essential Responsibility

  • Responsible for completion of discipline engineering project elements such as reports, designs, specifications and plans.

  • Responsible for coordination and productivity of subordinates. Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineers.

  • Works closely with other disciplines and multi-discipline projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Review previous inspection reports and information.

  • Schedule and coordinate field operations with subcontractors and subconsultants.

  • Perform and oversee the field inspection of conventional and complex bridge structures as an Inspection Team Leader.

  • Lead team members in field and office tasks.

  • Identify critical findings during field inspection.

  • Document inspection findings including the collection of measurements, development of field sketches, and collection of digital photography.

  • Operate personnel lift equipment, climb ladders, install traffic control devices and other work in support of inspection activities.

  • Prepare inspection proposals including the development of scopes and hour estimates.

  • Prepare engineering reports documenting inspection findings.

  • Perform engineering calculations, structural analysis and prepare CADD drawings as needed.

  • Other duties as may be assigned to meet business needs.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering

5 years relevant experience


Preferred Qualification/Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related field from a 4-yr accredited college or university with 5+ years of bridge experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of related bridge inspection experience.

  • Successful completion of the National Highway Institutes 2-week training course “Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges”

  • Professional Engineer licensure preferred.

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Physically capable of performing continuous field work including, working at heights and in confined spaces, carrying ladders and gear, working in adverse weather conditions, etc.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.), and experience with engineering design packages such as AutoCAD.

  • OSHA 10 HR Certification

  • Experience working with state and local transportation agencies

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate. “EEO is the Law” Poster “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement* HNTB Job Title* Engineer III

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Bridges