Senior Bridge Engineer in Newark, DE at Pennoni

Date Posted: 6/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Pennoni is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm founded more than five decades ago. Pennoni has a strong history of serving Transportation clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region and we are seeking motivated team members to join our Transportation Team.  Our Transportation Team serves Private land developers, Corporations, Municipalities and Transportation Agencies in the Mid-Atlantic Region and beyond.  Our goal is to help communities, the travelling public and our clients navigate the ever-changing technological advancements available and partner with our clients on how best to integrate “smart” solutions into resilient and sustainable projects. Our combination of talent and experience generates unprecedented solutions for diverse and iconic projects around the globe.


Job Responsibilities

Pennoni Associates is currently seeking a Senior Bridge Engineer with experience consistent, but not limited to:

  • Leading multi-disciplinary projects with focus on bridge design, rehabilitation, and load rating projects while mentoring and developing junior staff and providing technical oversight
  • Overseeing multiple concurrent projects and/or task including design and bridge inspections for multiple clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region with a focus on Delaware and surrounding states
  • Mentoring staff at the project level and providing feedback to the Newark Bridge Manager regarding staff performance and progress
  • Comfortability interacting with clients regarding technical challenges with opportunities to perform management if desired
  • Ability to generate proposals including the development of scopes of work and man-hour estimates
  • Designing all aspects of a typical bridge structure and solve challenges associated with design and rehabilitation projects


Job Requirements

Required Attributes:

  • Required education: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (focus on Structural Engineering), MS preferred
  • Minimum years of work experience: 8+ years
  • Licenses required: PE License
  • Intimate knowledge of AASHTO and state DOT design criteria with prior project experience with DelDOT, MDSHA, VDOT, DCDOT, and/or PennDOT design and/or bridge inspection projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and written skills
  • Experience with proposal development including scope and man-hour estimates.
  • Knowledge and experience with structural analysis and design software such as SAP, STAAD, LEAP Bridge, LEAP Concrete, AASHTOWare BrR, BRASS, etc…
  • Exhibits leadership qualities necessary to lead project related tasks, interact with clients, and mentor junior staff.
  • Produces high quality technical writing for use in bridge inspection reports, specifications, studies, and other engineering documents
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent assignments while serving in a leadership role within a team environment

Preferred Attributes:

  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in Structural Engineering
  • Successful completion of FHWA-NHI-13005 (Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges) and/or FHWA-NHI-130078 (Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges)
  • Prior experience and/or desire to develop client relationships via Project Management
  • Prior experience with BrIM or BIM work processes and/or modeling
  • Efficiently use engineering software and be able to quickly familiarize themselves with software which they may not be previously familiar with
  • Ability to learn and apply new skills while simultaneously looking for and seizing opportunities to improve work products

Why Work With Us?

At our core, we recognize that the unique qualities of our Pennoni individuals are essential for innovation and growth as a whole. Pennoni, an ENR Top 500 consulting engineering firm, offers many opportunities to help you build your career. We continually strive to build a great workplace where our employees trust the people they work for, enjoy the people they work with, and take pride in what they do.

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