• Project Bridge Engineer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/10/2018 11:50 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


    Project Bridge Engineer


    Dewberry has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Bridge Engineer/Inspection Engineer in our Boston, MA office with 5 to 15 years of AASHTO bridge design experience.  The successful candidate will oversee and participate in the design of simple and complex bridges (primarily of steel and concrete construction) and a variety of transportation related structures (retaining walls, culverts, sign structures and other miscellaneous structures).  Bridge design work encompasses new and replacement bridges, bridge widening’s, and bridge rehabilitation.  The candidate will be responsible for and complete all phases of structural project development including planning, scheduling, inspection, analysis, design, development of contract plans, cost estimates, and technical specifications and reports.  Secondary responsibility includes serving as an in-service Bridge inspection engineer. Work will include inspection field work, live load rating, and inspection report preparation.


    • Assigns tasks to engineers, technicians or administrative staff.
    • Plans and coordinates aspects of work, and performs analysis and design.
    • Prepares scope, budgets, and schedules for assignments. 
    • Assists with proposals to provide professional services.
    • Work outdoors in diverse weather conditions, at heights, in confined spaces, over water and in close proximity to traffic.
    • Working skill in the use of various inspection instruments.
    • Bridge safety inspection experience and successful completion of comprehensive NHI bridge inspection training course or current level III or IV Bridge Safety Inspection Certification under NICET program and successful completion of comprehensive NHI bridge inspection training course. 

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • BS in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of bridge engineering experience.
    • Professional Engineering license is preferred.
    • Experience with MassDOT and/or MBTA is preferred.
    • Ability use of computers applications, bridge engineering software and AutoCAD.
    • Experience with AASHTOWare Bridge Rating software is preferred.
    • Physical ability to perform field work around bridges and tunnels.
    • Understanding of bridge safety inspection methods, structural behavior, deterioration characteristics of bridge materials, and bridge maintenance, repair and rehabilitation methods is preferred.


    *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


    *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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