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Senior Structural Engineer

Company: Stantec
Location: Chandler
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Structural Engineer - ( 2300001P )
We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving-whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Our Transportation group provides comprehensive planning, design, inspection and engineering services for all phases of bridge, roadway, transit, airport, and rail projects. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.
Your Opportunity
We seek a seasoned professional bridge engineer who desires and thrives in a collaborative work environment, has excellent client and communication skills, has a team mentality, and strong design capabilities in many areas. The role of Senior Structural Engineer is to work as the design leader of a small bridge squad, integrated within our larger bridge teams, on a variety of bridge and structural projects related to pedestrian, vehicular, railroad, and other critical infrastructure.
The Senior Structural Engineer will provide direct supervision; act as an advisor and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems. The successful candidate will serve in a lead technical and supervisory role for both highway and rail projects and will be independently responsible for the management of clients, staff, and projects. You will assist with internal and external client marketing, assembly of detailed PS&E packages, and writing of construction specifications for structures such as bridges, culverts, retaining walls, and foundations.
Come join our Transportation Bridge Team and work alongside others who share your passion to support communities through exciting and unique bridge projects.
Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a Senior Project Manager and a Design Squad Group Leader

  • Serve as a senior technical leader for the planning, design, and analysis of complex concrete and steel bridge and rail projects and structures

  • Develop task scopes and budgets to meet project delivery requirements

  • Interface with clients as necessary to complete deliverables and meet schedule and budget obligations

  • Managing the bridge or structural tasks for multi-discipline projects, consisting of developing structure rehabilitation or replacement strategies, completing structural analysis, design for a variety of transportation structures, and preparing contract documents, specifications and reports

  • Application of advanced structural engineering principles to provide engineering solutions for assessment, evaluation, design, rehabilitation, and strengthening of bridges and other transportation structures

  • Lead and assist teams in preparing construction contract documents, plans and reports

  • Conduct advanced interpretations and quality reviews of drawings, codes, and other similar materials

  • Perform and/or supervise advanced calculations and structural analysis/modeling using company standard software and/or proprietary manufacturer software

  • Stay up to date on regulatory changes

  • May write and negotiate proposals as project issues arise with clients or reviewing agencies

  • Perform occasional field work to assess site conditions and gather data to support proposals, design development, or construction phase engineering, as needed.

  • Perform other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned

  • Provide work direction to and mentor junior professional and technical staff

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    • Efficient project management of multiple concurrent projects

    • Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of project planning, design, and document production

    • Advanced understanding in the use and application of relevant structural design, load rating, and analysis concepts and methods

    • Proven experience with structural design and load rating software such as AASHTOWare, BRASS, CSiBridge, LEAP Software, SAP2000, Larsa 4D, LPile/Group, MDX, Midas, STAAD, MDX, and others

    • Practical experience applying the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation

    • Ability to use MicroStation preferred and proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite and Mathcad

    • Assessment and validation of software calculation results

    • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, to engage in creative and critical thought, and to effectively communicate concepts and ideas to others.

    • Be a detailed oriented and highly organized individual that can demonstrate the initiative and commitment to a final professional product for clients

    • Self-motivated person with strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Experience in alternate project delivery methods including design-build project experience preferred.

    • Strong seismic Design/Analysis Experience is plus

      Education and Experience

      • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Civil/Structural Engineering; Master of Science (MS) degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or higher preferred

      • PE license in CO required or ability to obtain reciprocity within 6 months, SE licensure is a plus

      • Ability to become licensed as PE in multiple states through NCEES or similar is preferred

      • Must have a minimum of 15 years of bridge design experience

      • CDOT, ADOT,NDOT, NMDOT, UDOT, WSDOT, and/or Caltrans experience is preferred

      • Proven design and project delivery experience

      • Demonstrate ownership, initiative and attention to detail and accuracy

      • Proven ability to deliver a wide variety of project scopes on time and budget

        Position will primarily require work in an office setting; the role will require occasional field work as described above.
        This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
        Primary Location : United States-Colorado-Denver
        Other Locations : United States-Arizona-Chandler
        Organization : BC-1817 Transpt-US Southwest
        Employee Status : Regular
        Job Level : Manager
        Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
        Schedule : Full-time
        Job Posting : Jan 9, 2023, 10:46:11 AM
        Req ID: 2300001P
        Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Keywords: Stantec, Chandler , Senior Structural Engineer, Engineering , Chandler, Arizona

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