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HNTB Bridge Project Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

What We're Looking For

Responsible for the production of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position consults with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to address design related issues or concerns, working closely with the project manager through creative problem solving, interactions with clients and by completing tasks to meet the project schedule. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project completion using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software. May mentor, train and review work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Delivery of bridge project scope elements within budget and schedule.

  • Oversee the completeness and accuracy of project team's work. Guide team to overall project objectives.

  • Serve as technical liaison with client at staff level for bridge projects.

  • Assist with project management duties.

  • Develop structural bridge project design calculations, construction details, quantities and cost estimates.

  • Responsible for cost control on projects and quality control within bridge discipline.

  • Resolve problems, interpret engineering specifications, investigate design and field engineering difficulties and coordinate schedules.

  • Manage single and multi-discipline structural engineering projects and develop cost-effective design solutions.

  • Perform quality control of structural design calculations, drawings and cost estimates for various transportation structures following HNTB's QMS process.

  • Perform interdisciplinary coordination to collaborate with project team members and to promote consistency and compatibility in project design.

  • Conduct constructability review of plans.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring of project team members, including other engineers and technical support staff.

  • Lead a small team of engineers in the execution of project design and production on both small and large projects.

  • Prepare and check design drawings and/or specifications.

  • Review and check engineering work completed by others.

  • Oversee planning, design and construction phases of projects.

  • Market to clients in pursuit of additional projects.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering

  • 8 years relevant experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification

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What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning and distribution of discipline-specific work, and adherence the to the schedule and budget on projects.

  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.

  • Assists with the development of scope of work and level of effort for projects and/or assignments within discipline.

  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work within the technical discipline. Guides and mentors team to overall project objectives.

  • Coordinates technical aspects of project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline.

  • Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s degree in Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience

  • PhD in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience

Competencies:

  • Ensures accountability by holding oneself and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Exhibits action orientation by calling upon prior experiences to take on new challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Collaborates with other disciplines outside of own primary discipline. Effectively building relationships through working with ones counterpart at the client level, partnering with clients to meet shared objectives.

  • Communicates effectively by developing and delivering information that conveys a clear understanding of the project needs to external audiences.

  • Manages complexity by making sense of complicated, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Exhibits courage by stepping up to address difficult issues by saying what needs to be said.

  • Displays sound decision quality for processes and making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward with consideration of how decisions affect other disciplines.

  • Develops the technical skills and organizational skills (project, budget, etc.) of others to meet both their career goals and the firm’s goals.

  • Directs work by delegating, guiding, and recommending solutions to remove obstacles.

  • Provides technical oversight and guidance to project team members.

  • Uses resourcefulness by securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently, using a variety of people and technical assets.

  • Drives self-development by actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged at the discipline level using both formal and informal development channels, with development focused on their future career path.

  • Optimizes work processes by knowing and integrating the most effective and efficient processes to get things done. Focusing on continuous improvement balanced with client expectations.

  • Understands the impacts of decisions on technical design and work planning.

  • Coordinates work planning and design effectively across multiple technical disciplines.

  • Prepares high quality deliverables that are on time, and within budget and scope.

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-08334

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