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Senior Bridge Engineer and Manager

GHD • Farmington Hills, MI

Posted 16 days ago

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Experience - Greater than 15 years
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Engineering, Management

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Job Description

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.
Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10,000 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.
Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Bridge Engineer and Manager to join our growing transportation operation in Michigan and the Midwest. Key functions required for this position include both operational and management roles such as bridge design, hiring/management of technical staff, project management, proposal and marketing support, and interaction with key clients for business development. This position may be located in either Farmington Hills, MI or Detroit, MI.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • Technical capabilities in design and production of concrete and steel bridges with short to medium length spans. Familiarity with commercially available structural analysis and design software programs. Direct involvement in conceptual and developmental phases of the transportation projects as it pertains to the planning and preliminary design. Demonstrated track record as the structural Engineer-of-Record (EOR) for both urban interchanges and water-crossing bridge projects.
  • Organizational skills to successfully supervise and manage a small/mid-size technical group. Assist in hiring of key technical staff to grow an outstanding bridge group for the region.
  • Project management skills to deliver transportation projects with bridge and structural elements with the highest quality, full client satisfaction, under budget, and within schedule.
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills to support the GHD team with written proposal activities and oral interviews.
  • Proven ability to tackle diverse technical and business challenges, identify developing bridge market trends in the region, motivate and mentor technical staff to achieve excellence, promote technical proficiency and innovation, and foster work and knowledge sharing.
  • Familiarity with current procurement requirements of design-bid-build and alternative delivery methods, and in dealing with client negotiations regarding the project terms and conditions.
  • Strong industry relationship and client network in Michigan and the surrounding states in the region. Assume active roles in technical committees and local professional/business organizations to increase the firm’s profile with the clients and within the industry.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Complex Bridge Engineering - Experience in design and construction of post-tensioned concrete beam bridges, segmental concrete bridges, continuous-span steel plate and steel box girders, long-span steel truss and arch bridges, and cable-stayed and suspension structures
  • Participate in publishing technical articles and presentations at major engineering conferences
  • 15+ years of experience within the transportation industry
  • B.S. in Civil/Structural Engineering, Graduate degree(s) preferred
  • Michigan Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and effectively prioritize tasks
  • Effectively collaborate with various transportation disciplines, project managers, and sector group leads
  • Willing and able to travel as required with the market region

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.
GHD is committed to the professional development of its people and making the firm a great place to work. We understand that continuing growth and development, on the job and through specialized programs, is important to all our people. We also provide professional development through the GHD Business School.
To apply please attach your resume and covering letter via the link below.

*GHD does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies and is not responsible for any related fees.

*This position does not provide visa sponsorship.
Job ID: FAR00031
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