Senior Bridge Engineer

Description / Responsibilities

Reporting to the President, this position will be attractive to an established Bridge Engineer who already possesses progressive experience in all aspects of the design and construction of bridges, retaining walls and other transportation related structures.  The Candidate should have experience in leading multi-discipline design teams to prepare new and rehabilitation bridge designs.  In this position, you will also be expected to undertake various corporate management tasks, manage and develop client relationships, pursue new business growth opportunities and mentor junior staff.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • management of all aspects of projects including staff utilization, budgets
  • technical responsibility for project team
  • preparation of Contract Documents for a variety of projects involving transportation structures
  • construction liaison for Projects during construction
  • other responsibilities as may be assigned

Qualifications

  • undergraduate or graduate degree in Civil / Structural Engineering from an accredited university
  • licenced Professional Engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario (or other Provincial / Territorial Association) for at least six (6) years
  • minimum of twelve (12) years of design experience for new and rehabilitation Bridge Design for a variety of bridge types and materials
  • experience with Ministry of Transportation – Ontario standards, procedures and practices as well as those of other GTA Municipalities.  
  • knowledgeable in the use of analysis software including CSI-Bridge and SAP2000 for the evaluation and analysis of all types of bridges
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills including proven ability to prepare high quality reports and proposals
  • knowledge of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code gained through use in detailed bridge designs including foundation design / evaluation
  • ability to work independently, provide direction to a Project Team and proven ability to manage projects
  • preference given to those experienced in the design, evaluation and rehabilitation of light rapid transit and heavy haul (Class 1) rail carrying bridges
  • a vehicle in good working condition and a valid driver’s licences is an asset

How to Apply : Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to careers@dougdixonassociates.com 

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