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HNTB Project Manager / Bridge Inspection Team Leader in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

What We're Looking For

The time is right to join HNTB! We are seeking a Project Manager / Bridge Inspection Team Leader in our Pennsylvania offices. 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 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 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.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Actively manages project scope, schedule and budget. Serves as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction.

  • Develops project scope and fee quotation, and assists in the preparation of proposals and contracts.

  • Coordinates work efforts and reviews of work performed by project team. Supervises and mentors team to overall project objectives.

  • Providing structural analysis and design of highway and/or railroad bridges and other transportation-related structures and providing complete design efforts with limited direction.

  • 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 load rating calculations, structural analysis and prepare CADD drawings as needed.

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

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 Years of inspection experience

  • Professional Engineer Commonwealth of PA

  • DRPA Experience

  • NBIS Certified Bridge Safety Inspector (CBSI) in PA

  • Must have a valid drivers license

  • Fracture Critical training/experience a plus

  • Bridge Load Rating experience a plus

  • Scour Evaluation Training a plus

  • Tunnel Inspection Training a plus

  • Report writing experience

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs/observes on-site material testing.

  • Produces as-constructed schedules.

  • Mentors and trains staff.

  • Reads and interprets contract documents.

  • Prepares Inspectors Daily Report of contractors work.

  • Responsible for maintaining as constructed drawings.

  • Performs complicated mathematical calculations.

  • Monitors contractors progress and analyzes it against progress schedule.

  • Initiates field changes to drawings and specifications.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 4 years construction related experience

  • EIT

  • All jurisdictional certifications as required

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

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.

Work Authorization

Applicants for U.S. based positions with HNTB Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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