Senior Bridge Design Engineer at TranSystems Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Architecture 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are excited to share once again TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2022.   For more than 50 years, TranSystems has committed to a mission of performing engineering and architectural planning, design, and construction solution services in a manner that is both safe and in compliance with all applicable regulatory and client requirements.  At TranSystems, we have established and continue to nurture a culture that is committed to providing quality services for our clients.  We’re looking for top talent to grow with our firm.


What you'll be challenged to do:

The Atlanta office seek a highly motivated Senior Structural/Bridge Engineer with 10-20 years of experience in bridge design to join our established transportation practice. This position offers the opportunity to work on exciting and challenging projects in a unique and dynamic work environment. In this role you will be responsible for the successful performance of structural design/analysis of bridges along with the preparation of construction plans, project specifications, and quantity/cost estimates. You will also work closely with other teams on multi-disciplinary projects, including bridge, roadway, traffic, rail, site, and public transit. It is expected that you will function as a lead technical design engineer and/or project manager, will work independently, will supervise the work of less experienced engineers and mentor them as you help to develop their technical and inter-personal skills.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in new project pursuits, including qualifications and technical proposal preparation, Scope of Service and Fee Proposal development, and networking opportunities through professional society events.

General Duties & Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepare and/or preferably direct the preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules and designs for bridge design projects.

  • Receive instructions from Senior Project Managers as to the general results expected.

  • Review project design for general compliance with engineering principles, company standards, client contract requirements, and related specifications.

  • Receive technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.

  • Be responsible for accuracy of engineering design and plan preparation, quality presentation, thoroughness and follow-through, and efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company standards.

  • Show understanding of team management, develop project scope of work, estimate manpower needs, prepare CPM schedules and track project progress.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Perform as a staff advisor and consultant to technical specialty.

  • Perform site inspections of existing bridges to determine conditions.

  • Perform site inspections of bridge construction projects to evaluate conformance with contract plans and specifications.




What you bring to our firm:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from a 4-yr accredited college or university.

  • Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer in GA.

  • Minimum of 10 years of related bridge design experience.

  • Strong background in the development construction plans for GDOT bridge projects

  • Familiarity with structural/bridge design process through application of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and GDOT Bridge Manual code requirements.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.), and experience with engineering design packages such as MicroStation (required), LEAP Bridge, MathCAD and/or other structural analysis software systems (GDOT Bridge Software).

  • No relocation assistance provided.


What we’d prefer for you to bring to our firm:

  • Masters degree (MCE / MSCE) in Structural Engineering

  • Design-Build experience is a plus

  • Local candidates

TranSystems is proud to be an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).


As the employer of choice, we are committed to action and strive for a company that reflects the vast diversity of our country and the communities we serve. TranSystems is committed to embracing diversity in all forms, including race, culture, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, thought and religious background. We acknowledge the impacts of prejudice and discrimination on historically underserved communities. We commit to establishing a more diverse, inclusive and positive work environment that drives innovation.

Recruiters or staffing agencies: TranSystems is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate, their resume, or profile to a TranSystems employee without 1) a current, fully-executed agreement on file and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.

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