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Senior Bridge Engineer - Project Manager in Richmond , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 9/26/2017

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Throughout our 100-year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader on a global level, providing world-class services in engineering, consulting, design, program, and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to Excellence Delivered As Promised! We have fostered a culture of promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges – transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training and the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.

Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us on our journey as we continue to provide thought-provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!


Gannett Fleming's Richmond office is looking for an experienced bridge professional to provide innovative leadership, project management, superior client facing skills and the ability to communicate and work across multiple operational groups and technical disciplines in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Successful candidates will deliver best in class technical solutions to our clients on the design, delivery and management of projects across both public and private sectors.

The primary duties of the Senior Bridge Engineer - Project Manager include securing, planning, directing and monitoring all aspects of small to large scale multi-discipline bridge projects with a high degree of technical complexity, involving a diverse project staff.  Gannett Fleming’s goal is to continue to expand the talented bridge group in our Mid-Atlantic operation and this role is pivotal to achieving this objective.  Other key responsibilities will include reinforcing and continuing to establish strategic market position/service offerings for the group to align with client needs and Gannett Fleming strategic initiatives;  Oversight of activities related to Bridge Design, Bridge Rehabilitation and Bridge Inspection;  Serving as a Project Manager, Task Manager and/or Bridge Technical Advisor on Project Pursuits; and mentor to structural staff.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, Masters Preferred. PE required.
  • 15+ years of bridge related design experience with 5 years at a project management level, managing a bridge/structures design group with client contacts in the Virginia market area. 
  • Candidate should be well versed in the use of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.
  • Demonstrated success in managing preliminary and final design, preparation of construction documents, specifications, cost estimates, project scheduling and subcontractor management.
  • History of driving successful business development and strategic planning.
  • Strong familiarity with VDOT standards, policies, and procedures is required.
  • Design- Build experience is strongly preferred
  • Must have the ability to interact with various design teams, have excellent organizational, project management and communication both written and verbal skills.
  • Track record of successfully completing projects and team leadership.
  • Experience in writing/development of project proposals and letters of interest.
  • Solid client relationships and willingness to help lead bid, proposal and presentation efforts.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position.

No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


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