Bridge Designer

at Hanson Professional Services, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Profile

This position will work within our Railroad Market in the Bridge Discipline on rail bridge projects, as well as on bridge projects in our Infrastructure Market. The position overall will provide design and construction engineering and support of a broad range of structural engineering assignments to potentially include building and industrial projects.

A Day in the Life of a Structural Designer at Hanson

Here's a snapshot of what you would do in this role:
Assist and participate in design of bridges and structures
Assist and participate in the inspection of in-service bridges and structures
Conduct analysis and design, calculation, preparation of specifications, details, and construction plans
Assist and participate in construction engineering
Conduct observation and documentation of construction activity
Conduct evaluation of construction for compliance with contract documents
Interpret plans for design intent
Other duties as assigned

What We're Looking For

We feel the following qualifications would set you up for success in this role:

Technical Skills:
Experience with MicroStation preferred
Experience with MS Office Suite preferred
Experience with AutoCAD, LPILE and RISA 3-D a plus

Soft Skills:
Must be able to communicate complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, and/or public stakeholders
Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external client bases
Must be able to work independently and as a team member to problem solve and learn new technical skills
Interest in experiencing a variety of assignments is important

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with appropriate structural engineering course work required
The ability to sit for the 16-hour NCEES Structural exam
Registration as an Engineer Intern (EI) with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation required or the ability to obtain in 6 months, or an equivalent registration from another jurisdiction recognized by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
Demonstrated excellence in academia
Candidate may be recent graduate or an experienced individual with up to (3) years of experience (salary commensurate with experience)
Candidates with a Master's degree in structural engineering are preferred

Working at Hanson:
Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices
Must be willing to accept periodic out-of-town travel assignments
Must be willing and able to work overtime to meet project demands and deadlinesBenefits
Our focus on people means we offer a generous benefits program to help you create a solid foundation for health and security throughout your career, including:
Competitive compensation
Performance bonuses
401(k) with matching contribution
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Comprehensive health & well-being plans
Financial wellness plans
Work-life balance programs

Want to know more? Visitour benefits pagefor all the details.
We understand that selecting a job is about more than the day-to-day tasks. It's important to feel like you belong and safe to grow and progress along your career path. You'll find that at Hanson. We have an inclusive, diverse workforce awaiting to connect with you and numerous opportunities to cultivate your career, including:
Monthly educational webinars
Leadership training
Lunch & learn development sessions
24/7 access to thousands of skill-building courses
Mentorship opportunities
Award-winning internship program
Employee recognition
And so much more!

As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply. To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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Job Posting: 11912216

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 17, 2024

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