Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0096
Title Principal Bridge Engineer / Structural Department Manager
City West Palm Beach
State FL
Country USA

Who we are: Stanley Consultants helps clients globally with complex challenges in power, transportation, water and environmental for utility, industrial, higher education and local, state, federal and foreign government agencies. We are ranked #76 among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms and #129 among the Top 225 International Design Firms. Founded in 1913, Stanley Consultants has over 1,000 members in 30 offices worldwide and has worked in all 50 states and more than 100 countries around the world. Wide Range of Service Capabilities: the services we provide include planning, design, permitting, construction management, program management and alternative project delivery. Our Purpose, Vision and Core Values: our passion for problem solving drives creativity and innovation, creating bold solutions for our clients. We inspire powerful minds by embracing a global mindset, diversity and the training to build skills that stretch the imagination. Member-Owned Company: our commitment to member (employee)-ownership, sharing responsibilities and rewards, and contributing to our communities has sustained us for more than 100 years. Our members hold themselves personally responsible for client success and the progress of the firm.

  We are seeking a motivated productive Principal Bridge Engineer for our West Palm Beach, FL office.  This senior-level position participates in all phases of transportation bridge design from concepts through construction.

Essential duties include:
  • Structures Department leadership managing operations of current and potential future members.
  • Structures Department leadership managing tasks and/or projects under contractually prescribed scopes of work, milestone schedules, and allocated budgets.
  • Assists in development of marketing strategies, written proposals, and innovative concepts for new business pursuits.
  • Leads by example, mentors by experience
  • Represents Structures Department in coordinating with company Structures Group operations (several offices) and company Transportation Market operations (several offices).
  • Professional Client interaction
  • Leads the analysis/design, review, and quality control effort on various structural assignments
  • Develops reports, specifications, drawings, and related documents to meet client requirements
  • Familiarity with all phases of Project Development from planning & studies, through final design, and into construction and operation.
  • Equal navigational skills – steadfast in course direction and flexible in unexpected changes in direction.
  • Must have MS in Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering from accredited institution
  • Must have at least 20 years of relevant professional experience
  • Must have active Florida professional engineer license
  • Must have recent relevant structural design experience for Florida DOT projects
  • Requires significant experience preparing preliminary and final bridge design contract documents for roadway, railway, and waterway crossing bridges.
  • Design experience with AASHTO and other relevant codes and standards
  • Previous bridge design experience on projects for the Florida Department of Transportation; additional experience with other state departments of transportation is a big plus
  • Proficiency using MathCAD, STAAD.Pro, LPILE, PCAColumn, LEAP Bridge software, MDX, FB-MultiPier, Bentley/MicroStation products, Midas, LARSA 4D, or other equivalent FDOT and engineering standard bridge software
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite applications, commonly used structural engineering software, CADD drawing platforms, and file management frameworks
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; ability to work alone and cooperatively in small/large groups

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities.


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