Structural Engineer - Bridges

Winnipeg, MB 2021/07/26

Engineering Consulting / Civil Infrastructure / Structural , Bridges

Job Title:

Senior Bridge Engineer


Degree in Structural Engineering

Job Summary:

Our client works within the context of the communities they serve to provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services to improve the overall transportation experience.

Our client's Winnipeg office has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lead Bridge Engineer to join their growing and dynamic team of transportation professionals servicing local municipal, provincial and rural clients in Manitoba as well as clients throughout Canada and the US. This position will assist the Bridge Structure effort in Manitoba and requires an individual to have a solid bridge design and management background while also demonstrated excellent leadership, collaboration, and communication skills.

Do you want to keep communities connected?  Join their team today!

Job Duties:

  • Design (preliminary and detailed) of bridges and other structures related to various highway, transit, and rail projects in accordance of relevant and applicable specifications
  • Supervise the work of structural analysts and designers for a variety of transportation structures
  • Carry out quantity calculations and cost estimating
  • Prepare contract documents, reports, proposals
  • Prepare and presenting information to clients and the public
  • Provide direction to junior and intermediate designers and technical support staff
  • Collaborate using relevant tools with colleagues in our multi-disciplined design offices
  • Project management duties and quality review of design drawings
  • Undertake overall construction strategy; analysis for construction stages, conditions, and loadings; design of temporary works; development of procedures and sequences; geometry control, and on-site construction assistance
  • Create strategies for design-build projects. Teaming bridge designers with experienced construction engineers and construction personnel at the design stage
  • Constructability Reviews during the design of conventionally procured projects
  • Understanding of Accelerated Bridge Construction assignments, whether in a design-build or conventional procurement
  • Provide construction engineering expertise on the design team
  • Develop and Assess complex/innovative construction schemes
  • Work with contractors during the submittal development and review process
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university. M.Sc. and/or PhD degrees would be an asset.
  • Registered (or eligible for) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in Manitoba
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of bridge design/management experience
  • Strong knowledge of AASHTO and CHBDC specifications
  • Working knowledge of Transportation Association of Canada’s Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads.
  • Experience in Project Management and Construction Administration
  • Experience in a bridge technical lead role
  • Experience in report and proposal preparation
  • Working knowledge of CAD software and collaborative tools such as Autodesk, BlueBeam
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with City of Winnipeg/Manitoba Infrastructure design details and specifications
  • Experience in structural inspection, condition surveys and construction supervision is an asset
  • Other duties as assigned

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