Jacobs Structural Engineer/Inspection Team Leader (Bridge and Tunnel) in Boston, Massachusetts
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As a Structural Engineer/Inspection Team Leader and vital member of our New England team, as a bridge engineer you’ll have the opportunity to work on a variety of bridge and tunnel inspection contracts with several clients in the New England region, including MassDOT, RIDOT, CTDOT and VTrans. You’ll be expected to perform inspections per NBIS and NTIS standards serving as a Team Leader.
When working on bridge assignments, the bridge types will vary from small simple span structures to multi-span viaducts and highway bridges. We’ll ask you to assist in the scheduling of traffic closures, coordination of bridge inspection equipment rentals, and coordination with DOT personnel for scheduling and access to bridge structures. Also, you’ll also be expected to assist with the completion and checking of bridge inspection reports and timely submission and reporting to respective DOTs. The New England region also offers the opportunity for bridge inspection team leaders to assist with bridge design and rehabilitation projects – performing design calculations, estimates, and specifications – as well as assist with bridge rating calculations and reports.
Tunnel inspection assignments consist primarily of Routine and Special Member Inspections in MassDOT’s complex tunnels. You’ll lead inspection teams in the field and be responsible for identifying and reporting action items to MassDOT. We’ll ask you to assist in scheduling the inspection work including coordinating with the DOT for roadway closures and access, and scheduling equipment rentals. You’ll also assist inspection team members in preparation of tunnel inspection reports and element level quantities. The New England region also offers the opportunity for tunnel inspectors to work on tunnel repair / rehabilitation contracts – performing the field work to identify defects, generate repair recommendations, and prepare design documents for the recommended work.
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Here’s What You’ll Need:
• Bachelor of Engineering degree
• Active Professional Engineer’s License (PE)
• Substantial years of professional project experience on bridge and/or tunnel inspection and design
• Qualified NBIS team leader for bridge and tunnel inspections.
• Prior completion of FHWA-NHI two week course (Safety Inspection of In-service Bridges).
• Prior completion of FHWA-NHI tunnel inspection course (Tunnel Safety Inspection).
• Experience performing NBIS inspection of various types of bridges.
Ideally, You’ll Also Have:
• AASHTO BrR and BrM experience (or similar, such as PONTIS or MassDOT 4D).
• Solid understanding of and practical experience applying the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications to transportation structures.
• Completion of FHWA-NHI-130078 Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges.
• Demonstrated knowledge of structural design/analysis programs.
• OSHA Confined Space Entry Training (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146)
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