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Entry Level Bridge Engineer in Baltimore, MD , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

As Gannett Fleming continues to grow and expand, we are looking for a talented Bridge Engineer to support our team in our Baltimore, MD office. We rely on our bridge engineers to perform design activities on various projects and to deliver high quality results for our clients.

In this role, you will need to perform structural analysis, design and detailed plan and quantities/estimate preparation of steel and concrete bridges, retaining walls, culverts, and other related highway structures, as well as have a good understanding of highway and geotechnical engineering.  

The Bridge Engineer will also assist with performing bridge condition safety inspections. Some short-term travel will be required with these inspections. This role requires excellent communication skills, effective time management, analytical, and interpersonal skills.  A successfull candidate will be articulate with a professional presence and solid decision-making, planning and organizational skills. 

As a bridge engineer, you are an integral part of our team and our company.

Typical Duties

  • Perform and check bridge geometry, structural design, and quantity calculations.
  • Design and develop structure plans for other transportation structures such as culverts, retaining walls, utility vaults, noise abatement walls, pedestrian bridges, etc.
  • Participate in the development of construction contract documents, such as specifications, cost estimates and review construction documents such as shop and working drawings.
  • Perform bridge inspections, load capacity rating analysis, and develop structure inspection reports.
  • Coordinate work activities and provide guidance to supporting staff


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • 0-3 years of experience in structural design work
  • Experience or familiarity with LFD & LRFD concrete and steel design methodologies
  • Experience with STAAD, Conspan, RC Pier, or other structural design programs as well as proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Experience or familiarity with CADD drawing development
  • Detail oriented with strong skills in structural analysis, steel design, and concrete design as it relates to transportation structures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to work in a team environment, self-starter, demonstrated organization skills, team player, and strong willingness to increase industry knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Masters degree in Civil Engineering
  • An Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification
  • Proficiency with Microstation and Geopak with basic knowledge of bridge plan development and detailing
  • Preference given to local candidate

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

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

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

Location: Baltimore, MD
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 2018-4802


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