HNTB Project Engineer / Squad Leader in Grand Rapids, Michigan
What We're Looking For
Responsible for the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position is a lead role to direct, mentor and train junior staff. Consults with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to address design related issues or concerns, working closely with the project manager through creative problem solving, interactions with clients and by completing tasks to meet the project schedule. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project completion using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients.
The Project Engineer will coordinate project execution and control to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through closeout. Also will be accountable for specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of <$1M.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Delivery of bridge project scope elements within budget and schedule.
Oversee the completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Guide team to overall project objectives.
Serve as technical liaison with client at staff level for bridge projects.
Assist with project management duties.
Develop structural bridge project design calculations, construction details, quantities and cost estimates
Responsible for cost control on projects and quality control within bridge discipline
Resolve problems, interpret engineering specifications, investigate design and field engineering difficulties and coordinate schedules
Manage single and multi-discipline structural engineering projects and develop cost-effective design solutions
Provide technical guidance and mentoring of project team members, including other engineers and technical support staff
Lead a small team of engineers in the execution of project design and production on both small and large projects
Prepare and check design drawings and/or specifications
Review and check engineering work completed by others
Oversee planning, design and construction phases of projects
Serve as technical liaison with client on project efforts
Market to clients in pursuit of additional projects
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Master’s degree in Engineering
8 years relevant experience
Master's degree in Structural Engineering
Registered Professional Engineer in Michigan (or ability to obtain)
Experience on MDOT bridge projects
Experience with bridge design software such as CSI Bridge, OpenBridge Modeler, LEAP Bridge Concrete, MDX, BrR, and Midas
Experience using Microsoft Office, MathCAD and Microstation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Familiar with AASHTO LRFD Design Specification
What You'll Need
Responsible for the planning and distribution of discipline-specific work, and adherence the to the schedule and budget on projects.
Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.
Assists with the development of scope of work and level of effort for projects and/or assignments within discipline.
Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work within the technical discipline. Guides and mentors team to overall project objectives.
Coordinates technical aspects of project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline.
Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
Provides input on recruitment, hiring, development, and retention of staff, including development of plan for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession.
Responsible for coordinating schedules and approving timecards.
Communicates goals and feedback to from clients while coaching and mentoring team via positive critiques.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience
Master’s degree in Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience
PhD in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience
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