Volkert, a Top 100 design firm (#87, ENR), an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team in our Springfield Virginia office as a Bridge Engineer. Must be dependable with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team to meet deadlines and provide high quality work. We are a national engineering firm, designing the future in transportation, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure – are we the road to your future?
Responsibilities • Perform the routine aspects of assignments requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles. • Projects may include design and repair of highway bridges and retaining walls, bridge load ratings, review of working drawings and cost estimating. • Analyze structures using various structural engineering software programs. • Prepare or check structural calculations and details of structural elements for various materials, predominantly steel and concrete. • Prepare structural drawings in Micro Station and AutoCAD. • Coordinate with other disciplines such as roadway and drainage, and perform checks of documents for conformance to structural drawings.
Requirements • B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering from an accredited engineering program. • 0-4 years of engineering experience in bridge design. • Course level or recent experience in steel and/or concrete bridge design using AASHTO LRFD standards. • EIT Certificate. • Familiarity with bridge analysis software, Micro Station or AutoCAD and other bridge analysis software. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. • Must have the ability to immediately work in the United States on a full-time permanent basis. • Familiarity with AASHTO and VDOT design standards and specifications is preferred.
Volkert is an employee-owned firm, and our culture is expressed in the way we live out our five-fold mission, which serves as a guide for our actions every day. • To serve the public in a professional and ethical manner • To serve our clients with quality, innovation, and honest value • To serve our employees through sustainable corporate growth, employee ownership, and personal development • To serve our profession by promoting the highest standards of practice • To serve our neighbors through community service
The words of our chairman, Perry Hand, capture best why we do what we do:
“An engineer is put forth on earth to solve problems. Engineers brought us the quality of life we enjoy today. Together we have laid the groundwork for future generations to continue building upon, so that our future can be as prosperous as our past.”
If you share this passion and want to make a difference, please apply!
Volkert, Inc. is an employee-owned infrastructure engineering firm serving state and federal agencies, local and municipal governments, private industry, and select international clients. Founded in 1925, Volkert has grown from a regional engineering firm to include a national and global client base. The company ranks among the top 100 engineering firms in the United States—#87 overall and #62 among pure design firms in the “2018 Top 500 Design Firms” published by Engineering News-Record.
The firm’s staff of more than 1,000 includes planners, multi-disciplinary engineers, construction engineers, environmental specialists, program managers, construction managers, real estate specialists, and landscape architects.
With corporate offices in Mobile, Alabama, and Franklin, Tennessee, Volkert is active in more than 20 states and the District of Columbia, with experience and/or professional registrations throughout the United States.