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Bridge Inspection Team Leader - Structural Engineering Specialist

Boston, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

STV currently has an opening in our Boston, Massachusetts office for a Bridge Inspection Team Leader/Structural Engineering Specialist in our Transportation and Infrastructure division. The successful candidate will be an experienced professional with a full understanding of bridge inspection and engineering industry practices and capable of solving a wide range of bridge engineering design, analysis, and inspection challenges. The position offers a mix of office and field work, from leading a team to perform on-site bridge inspections in various locations, most locally with opportunities nationally, and providing technical oversight and review of inspection reports and load ratings, to preparing design and field oversight of bridge and culvert repairs. Opportunities abound in this position for completing engineering design, analysis, inspection, and executing technical decisions to achieve successful high-quality project delivery for complex and non-complex bridge replacements, rehabilitations, and preservations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, perform, and supervise bridge inspections in accordance with NBI Standards and all safety guidelines
  • Supervise and mentor inspection team members
  • Assist with bridge design and rehabilitation projects - performing design calculations, estimates, and specifications - as well as assist with bridge rating calculations and reports.
  • Monitoring of project budgets and schedules


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (MS Degree is a plus)
  • A minimum of 5 years of bridge inspection
  • Massachusetts Professional Engineering License (or ability to apply within 1 yr)
  • Experience performing NBIS inspection of various types of bridges
  • Completion of FHWA-NHI- 130055 (Safety Inspection of In-service Bridges)
  • Qualified NBIS team leader for bridge inspections per 23CFR650
  • Familiarity with Bridge Inspection Management Systems (MassDOT 4D or similar)
  • Experience with bridge engineering design and analysis software and standard Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Ability to work independently
  • Record of safe working habits
  • Physical ability to perform field work year round in adverse weather conditions and work around bridges, roads, rail, and tunnels
  • Physical ability to carry ladders and gear, work at heights, and work in water with waders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Reliable means of transportation and willingness to travel

Preferred qualifications and skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of structural design and analysis
  • Additional FHWA/NHI Training - Fracture Critical, Moveable Bridge, Tunnel, or Ancillary Structures
  • SPRAT Certified Rope Access Technician



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