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Jacobs Bridge Engineer (Career Level) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Your Impact:

If you are ready to bridge the gap between our world and our people, join Jacobs. Let’s build for a brighter future together. Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

As a vital member of our Florida & Puerto Rico team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on transportation projects that focus on bridges and other transportation structure designs. Working alongside a team of technicians and engineers, you’ll be responsible for creating drawings and simulations using software tools and resources supporting our clients’ overall project goals.

Our Career Level Bridge Engineering professional prepares final designs and drawings for variously sized bridges related projects. You’ll serve as a core team member to help successfully deliver quality projects. Working closely with other disciplines, you’ll assist with field assignments as related to transportation structures, reviewing shop drawings and answer RFI’s during construction.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering and/or Structural Engineering

  • 20-30 years minimum bridge design experience and transportation structure design

  • Knowledge of AASHTO LRFD Design Code, FDOT Bridge Specifications, ACI and ASCI Design Codes

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Florida

  • Technical expertise for the layout & design of bridges and related highway structures

  • Preparation of preliminary and final design documents including Bridge Development Reports (BDR), Bridge Load Rating (BLR) Calculation, and Design-Build Technical Proposals

  • Skill with bridge design including Reinforced Concrete Bridges, Prestressed/Post-tensioned Concrete Bridges, Steel Plate, and Box Girder Bridges, Retaining Walls, Box Culverts, Sign/Signal Structures, Sound Barrier Walls, and other transportation-related structures

  • Ability on the assembling of FDOT plans preparation criteria and design standards

  • Review shop drawings and other construction related submittals

  • Proficient with Microstation or AutoCADD and MathCAD

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Office Suite

  • Proficiency in advanced Structural Engineering Software including SAP2000, CSI Bridge, Midas Civil, RM Bridge and other bridge design software

  • High productivity, attention to detail, effective verbal and written communication skills, and an ability to work well in a team environment

  • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.