Engineer Structure & Bridge (Richmond District)

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
Richmond, VA
Mar 30, 2017
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Job Description

VDOT is seeking an engineer to design and detail structures and bridges for new construction, maintenance and rehabilitation projects for the Richmond District. You will check statically determinate and indeterminate structures of concrete and steel to meet alignment, dimension, strength and economic requirements using AASHTO specifications to prepare plans; compute dimensions and quantities of materials; provide construction support and direction regarding construction and maintenance of structures and bridges; and effectively manage assigned projects to ensure timely and accurate completion and review plans prepared by others to ensure correctness. Successful candidate will prepare effective preliminary and final bridge and structure designs for new construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation projects, ensuring compliance with AASHTO and VDOT specifications; prepare bridge plans, sketches, and structural drawings; check structural plans prepared by others to ensure accuracy and completeness; investigate condition of existing structures and assist in developing scope of proposed bridge rehabilitations; analyze structures for safe load carrying capacity and perform structural calculations to ensure soundness and compliance of structural elements. You will provide technical guidance and support to related to bridge construction activities, issues, and problems; participate in meetings to ensure bridge-related issues are presented; coordinate design activities with other sections, divisions and consultants; monitor project development and design schedule and maintain project records and correspondence; oversee project activities to meet project requirements; perform review of bridge construction records for final payment to contractor; and attend project meetings to give and receive updates on project progress. This job also entails some field work: inspect or assist in inspecting bridges to determine repair types and quantities, investigate causes of deterioration, or make field measurements pertinent to bridge design or rehabilitation.

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Company Description
The Commonwealths Transportation Agency The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state's roads, bridges and tunnels. And, through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, it provides funding for airports, seaports, rail and public transportation.Virginia has the third-largest state-maintained highway system in the country, just behind North Carolina and Texas.

Richmond, VA


Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:44:16 PDT