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HNTB Engineer III - Bridge in Plano, Texas

What We're Looking For

The time is right to join HNTB! HNTB Corporation is currently seeking an Engineer III - Bridge in our Plano, TX office.

The ideal candidate is fully competent to complete engineering-related tasks including research, development, calculations, design and delivery with minimal direction. On tasks basis, is responsible for preparation and completion of discipline engineering efforts that are responsive to project needs. Coordinates preparation of design details, plans, and drawings within assigned task areas.

The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the following:

  • Providing structural analysis and design of highway and/or railroad bridges and other transportation related structures and providing complete design efforts with minimal direction.

  • Coordinating the preparation of design details, plans, and drawings within assigned task areas.

  • Development of project design criteria, design calculations, construction details, quantities and cost estimates.

  • Investigative hand and computer based analyses in support of assigned design tasks.

  • Preparation and checking of design drawings and/or specifications.

  • Review and checking of engineering work completed by others.

  • Providing construction phase engineering support as required.

An ideal candidate is someone who can:

  • Complete designs with direction from experienced engineers and project managers

  • Complete work accurately and in accordance with good engineering codes and practice

  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with other more experienced engineers

  • Multi-task and communicate schedule and progress on assigned tasks

  • Be energetic, self-directed, and success focused

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • TX PE (or ability to obtain within six months)

  • Proficiency in MicroStation

  • Experience with design software such as MDX, CONSPAN, Mathcad, L-Pile, RC-Pier, CSiBridge

  • TxDOT Bridge design experience

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for completion of discipline engineering project elements such as reports, designs, specifications and plans.

  • Responsible for coordination and productivity of subordinates. Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineers.

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 5 years relevant experience

  • EIT

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

Applicants for U.S. based positions with HNTB Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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