Hydraulic Structures Engineer (164840)

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Hydraulics Structures Engineer, we’ll count on you to:

Assist with condition assessment teams for various hydraulic structures and bridges. Conduct structural analyses, evaluations and designs; develop design options or recommendations with supporting calculations.

Review structural documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines. Develop design plans, sections and details for civil works and bridge projects. Write and edit specifications, select procedures, materials and their respective sizes, and complete necessary calculations for various structure types such as floodwalls, floodgates, sector gates, spillways, drainage structures, valve systems, lift/hoist systems and bridges. Independently coordinate the work of the structural design team through the design development and contract document phases of a project. Establish meetings and participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance and comment resolution. Conduct design development and contract document work sessions both in the office and at project sites in conjunction with the Project Manager and other disciplines. Take responsibility for coordinating workload through design development and construction document phases to complete the documents on schedule. Coordinate and assist with affected disciplines, with any addendum, requests for information, change proposal requests and change orders, and incorporate agreed-upon changes into the project documents. Perform other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred in Civil or Structural Engineering.

5 or more years’ experience in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural design

Tennessee PE (NCEES record established preferred).   SE (Structural Engineer) license would be an advantage.

U.S Army Corps of Engineers / Civil Works and Bridge design experience is an advantage.

Demonstrated leadership skills

Aptitude and demonstrated hands-on experience preferred with computer applications in Civil Engineering; (Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, MicroStation, MathCAD, Risa 3D, MATLAB, Revit, Staad Pro, LS-DYNA, TrueGrid, and SAP2000).  Previous structural inspection, and SPRAT (rope access certification) or FHWA Bridge Inspection Certifications also a plus.

Strong interpersonal, speaking and written communication skills. An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.