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Senior Structural Engineer - Bridges at Michael Baker International in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

**Remote/Hybrid Work Schedule is Available**

WHO WE ARE

Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting professionals dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world's infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported by more than 3,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, Green Infrastructure, security management and intelligence solutions.

BRIDGE PRACTICE

A global leader in engineering, planning and consulting, has partnered with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity. The firm has addressed bridge design, construction and preservation challenges with innovative and sustainable solutions. Exemplifying its depth and versatility in the bridge space, the firm, ranked Number Five by Engineering News-Record in its annual ranking of Bridge Design Firms in the United States, has partnered with clients on a full spectrum of bridge types - from conventional grade separations to major, complex river crossings, including trusses, arches, box girders and cable-stayed bridges.

DESCRIPTION

Michael Baker is actively seeking a Senior Bridge Engineer and Team Leader to join our Baton Rouge, Louisiana office. This position will work on complex bridge projects and develop innovative practical solutions to various structural design challenges. In this role you will lead, manage, and perform design and analysis as well as other structural engineering tasks for bridge systems and components.

The Senior Bridge Engineer will provide project management and leadership for the successful delivery of Bridge projects within Louisiana. We are looking for a candidate possessing strong verbal and written skills, as well as a demonstrated ability leading Bridge projects and young bridge engineers. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated success in the delivery of Bridge projects for state and local government agencies. Specific leadership characteristics will include


  • Thorough understanding of the project management requirements for leading bridge projects, including the ability to properly scope and manage projects to established metrics for schedule and profit
  • A firm commitment to Quality Control practices
  • Lead marketing pursuits by developing concepts, attending marketing meetings, and providing technical guidance proposals
  • Determine direction and lead market awareness including involvement in professional associations and conferences
  • Work with our local and firm-wide Managers and Practice Leaders in the development of targeted client service action plans in the Louisiana market
  • Manage client relationships and guide the application of Michael Baker International services within the bridge practice area to best serve the interests of the client and Michael Baker International.
  • Be responsible for successful contracting and project execution, working closely with regional Michael Baker International staff and office leadership
  • A strong mentor of project teams and junior staff
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 10+ years of experience in structural engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the State of Louisiana or ability to obtain in six (6) months;
  • Bachelor's in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong all-around theoretical knowledge of structural engineering principles
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Experience with AASHTO LRFD, AISC, ACI, CAN/CSA S-6, and other North American design codes
  • Experience with the design of multiple bridge types in concrete and steel, and knowledge of staged construction analysis
  • Solid background and understanding of Structural engineering software packages like: MDX, Con-Span, RC-Pier, MIDAS, CSI Bridge, FB Pier
  • Preferred experience with engineering design software, i.e. programs such as LUSAS, SOFiSTiK, MIDAS, MicroStation, etc.
  • Ability to travel as business requires, up to 25%
  • Experience with Design-Build delivery, preferred
  • Familiarity with AASHTO LRFD Bridge design specifications; preferred
  • Experience with LADOTD bridge plan layout; preferred
  • Experience with LADOTD CADConform Digital Plan delivery; preferred

MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENT

Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. As a covered federal contractor, Michael Baker International is required to comply with Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, and its implementing guidelines. This includes ensuring that all covered employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances where there is a legal entitlement to an accommodate. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified, and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

INDMichael Baker International, a leading provider of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management, has been solving some of the world's most complex infrastructure challenges for more than 80 years with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Based in Pittsburgh and with nearly 100 offices nationwide, we partner with clients on everything from roads, bridges, tunnels, mass transit, and airports, to water treatment plants, arctic oil pipelines, environmental restoration and specialized overseas construction. We serve as a trusted adviser to the communities we serve, making them safer, more accessible, more sustainable and more prosperous.

We provide visionary leadership in facilitating transformational change for our clients. Our work delivers differentiating innovations and dedicated experts who challenge the status quo and share a world of diverse experience and an impassioned entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver quality of life.

We Make a Difference.

Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. As a covered federal contractor, Michael Baker International is required to comply with Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, and its implementing guidelines. If the federal vaccine mandate is found to be valid and enforceable, this will include ensuring that all covered employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances where there is a legal entitlement to an accommodate. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.Michael Baker International is seeking a Senior Structural Engineer (Bridges) to join our team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects. **Remote/Hybrid Work Schedule is Available**





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