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Posted on 09/05/2017

Structural Engineer

STV/Ralph Whitehead Associates - Atlanta, GA

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Job Description

STV Incorporated is seeking a Structural Bridge Engineer with 5-10 years of relevant experience for our Atlanta, GA office to work as an engineer for bridge design and inspection projects related to freight rail transportation. Along with bridge design, the engineer will work on reviewing design plans and construction submittals for various rail public projects.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • ·Design and analysis of new and existing bridges, retaining walls, culverts, and other structures related to rail transportation.
  • · Bridge rehabilitation design.
  • · Bridge load ratings.
  • · Construction document production, including drawings and specifications.
  • · Performing bridge condition inspections, including leading bridge inspection teams.
  • · Preparing bridge inspection reports and other structural investigation reports.
  • · Review of shop drawings and providing responses to contractor’s requests for information.
  • · Providing quality checks of engineer’s computations, designs, or inspection reports.
  • · Review of various design plans for projects occurring on or adjacent to the railroad right-of-way.
  • · Review of various construction submittals for projects occurring on or adjacent to the railroad right-of-way.


Job Requirements

The qualified candidate must possess:

  • · Bachelors Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (Masters Degree preferred).
  • · Ability to work independently.
  • · Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.
  • · Strong skills in structural analysis and design of steel, concrete, pre-stressed concrete and timber structures related to transportation.
  • · Experience in bridge design, including bridge rehabilitation design. Bridge hydraulics experience is a plus.
  • · Experience in use of Microstation and/or AutoCAD.
  • · Proficiency using structural analysis and design software, such as LARSA, LeapBridge, RISA, and STAAD.
  • · Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • · Demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness.

Other positive attributes:

  • · Experience with Class I, Shortline, or Regional railroads.
  • Experience with the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Manual for rail design.

  • · Experience with HEC-RAS.
  • · FHWA-NHI-130055: Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges or recent refresher course (FHWA-NHI-130053).
  • · Experience with bridge management database systems.
  • · OSHA Confined Space, or Construction Safety and Health certification.
  • · Familiarity with Microsoft Access, Mathcad.

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